Discover all things Greek at the extraordinary Greek Festival in San Diego this year, taking place in the downtown area on June 3 – 5. Visitors won’t run out of things to do at this fun festival, providing hours of excitement with live entertainment drawn straight from the Greek culture, including special song and dance numbers. You can grab a special Mediterranean treat such as Moussaka, Paximathia or Kataifi and chow down as you watch some of the local music. Families are highly encouraged to come to the event, as the festival will be providing plenty of activities and games for the kids to participate in. Door prizes will be available as well. Also, for those that would like the authentic Greek Orthodox experience, they can take a tour of one of the churches in the area. Be sure to reserve San Diego lodging before you come.
After spending time at the Greek Festival, you can learn more about the culture of Mexico with A Day at Rosarito Beach, providing a special tour of Tijuana along the gorgeous coastline. You’ll ride across 17 miles of beach and countryland, with sightseeing opportunities at every bend. Afterward, you can head over to some of the area malls and restaurants at the seaside city to enjoy an authentic Mexican meal and purchase your favorite trinkets for the trip back. Look through landmarks such as the Rosarito Beach Hotel and Spa.
Baja Coastal Tour to Ensenada is another fantastic tour that takes place in Mexico where you’ll also be able to take a close look at the Mexican way of life. Just as with A Day at Rosarito Beach, you’ll be able to explore the area surrounding the Rosarito Beach Hotel where famous movies like Pirates of the Caribbean and Titanic were filmed. Grab a bite to eat at some of the restaurants and sightsee the coastal area before making your return on this fun, nine hour tour.
Nashville, TN has several upcoming festivals and events coming up that will provide visitors to the city a great time and a taste of the culture and history that has made Nashville the entertaining city it is today.
This annual Labor Day festival will be taking place Sept. 5 and 6. The festival takes place in Nashville’s scenic Riverfront Park on the Cumberland River. The headline performers for this event are Boney James, who is set to appear on Sunday evening. Other performers include Phil Perry, Kevin Edmonds, Jackiem Joyner, ZAPP, Guitarzz, and Steve Roper. Tickets for this year’s event are $10 for one day or $15 for the weekend.
Feel like going Greek? This annual Nashville festival gives you the opportunity on Sept. 11-13. This festival is hosted by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. This is the 22nd year of this festival. The festival features authentic Greek food, dancing, and entertainment. Overall, it is just a fun celebration of the Greek culture and the Greek community in Nashville. The festival begins at 10 a.m. and goes until 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Sunday’s hours are 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. A tour of the church is included in admission.
In addition to these great festivals, Nashville has entertaining attractions available year round. Whether enjoying an evening cruise on the General Jackson or interacting with wildlife at the Nashville Zoo, there is always something to see in Nashville!