The St. George Middle Eastern Festival

Listen to the Music • Join the Dance • Savor the Aromas • Taste the Sweetness • Experience the Hospitality • and…Ride a Camel!

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By on May 21, 2016

2024 St. George Middle Eastern Festival • See you July 13 & 14, 2024 •

1250 Oakdale Avenue • West Saint Paul, MN • 55118 

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The 14th Annual St. George Middle Eastern Festival!

Saturday July 13, 2024 • Noon – 10 pm 

Sunday July 14, 2024 • Noon – 6 pm 

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An Awesome Festival Packed With Fun For The Whole Family!!!

Bring mom and dad, bring your grandparents, bring your friends, bring the whole family!

There’s something for everyone at the St. George Middle Eastern Festival!!!

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The St. George Middle Eastern Festival
July 13 & 14, 2024

Authentic Middle Eastern Food – Homemade Breads & Pastries – Silent Auction – Live Arabic Music- Folkloric Dance Group – Marketplace – Camel Rides – Church Tours – Lebanese Wines – Children’s Area

 
Saturday July 13: Noon-10pm

Food Service / Pastry Sales / Marketplace…………  Noon-10pm (Last Call 9pm)

Camel Rides (Outside)……………………………………………  Noon-8pm

Kids Area (Outside)…………………………………………………  Noon-8pm

Silent Auction…………………………………………………………..  Noon-9pm

Cooking Demo (The Art of Making Baklawa) ……  4pm

Church Tours (Sanctuary)……………………………………….  1pm-8pm (Every Hour)

Vespers Service (Sanctuary)…………………………………..  4:45pm


Big Tent/Main Stage

Amwaj Band……………………………..……………………….  2pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm (After Vespers Service)

DJ Joey…………………………………..…………………………… 12pm-7pm (During Main Stage Breaks)

St. George Dabke Dance Group…………………………. 1:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm

Lebanese Singer John Khoury & Band………………  7pm-10pm 
 
Sunday July 14: Noon-6pm

Food Service / Pastry Sales / Marketplace…………. Noon-6pm

Camel Rides (Outside)………………………..………………. Noon-6pm

Kids Area (Outside)…..………………………..………………  Noon-6pm

Silent Auction………………………..……………………………  Noon-4pm

Church Tours (Sanctuary)……………………..………………  1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm
Big Tent / Main Stage 

St. George Dabke Dance Group………………..………..  12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm

DJ Joey…………………………………………………………………  12pm-6pm (During Main Stage Breaks)

Lebanese Singer John Khoury & Band…………….…. 1pm-2:30pm, 3pm-4pm, 5pm-6pm

Come and Check Out Our Fantastic Children’s Tent

Mini Golf
Huge Inflatable slide
Ring Toss
Mini Bowling
Bean Bag Toss
Face Painting
Prizes and More!!!
And of Course…Camel Rides 🙂

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Festival Highlights:

Rain or Shine Under the Big Tent
Free Admission
Live Entertainment
Authentic Middle Eastern Food
Chicken Kabob, Tabouli, Hummus, Baklawa
Beer & Wine and Much, Much More
Children’s Games and Fun
Church Tours
Marketplace
Camel Rides BOTH DAYS

Read on for more details on the St. George Middle Eastern Festival:


FREE ADMISSIONelma2

That’s right.

Admission to the festival is completely free.


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Join us for your favorite foods.  We will offer roast lamb on the spit, chicken kabob, kafta, falafel, hummus, gyros, tabouli, spinach pies, and our famous homemade bread.  Top it off with homemade pastries from our centuries old traditions, baklawa ice cream, and fried dough that will melt in your mouth.


BEER AND WINE GARDEN bar

Quench your thirst with ice-cold beer.  We will offer your favorite red and white domestic wines.  We will also serve plenty of soft drinks and our famous lemonade!


LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

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We will take you back to the old country, with awesome live Arabic music.  Get ready to dance to authentic music from the Middle East.  Don’t miss our St. George Middle Eastern dance troupe as they keep you entertained with the traditional Dabke dance.  Get ready to join in the dancing!

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Shop in our traditional Souk (Marketplace) and take home some goodies to enjoy.


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Our fantastic section of children’s games and treats – as well as our HUGE inflatable slide – will keep them entertained for hours.


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Have you ever taken a camel ride?  Come and ride our camel–right on the festival grounds.  Camel rides BOTH DAYS!


CHURCH TOURS AND BOOKSTORE

Tour our Church and learn about Eastern Orthodox Christianity, the faith that our families brought here over 100 years ago, that is still going strong today.


SILENT AUCTION, AND MUCH MORE!


See you at the Festival!