Weekend jam-packed with fun hits Port Washington

September 14, 2012 by  

The last weekend of September is certainly shaping up to be one packed with activity in Port Washington.

It all begins with the 2nd annual Greek Festival on the Harbor from September 28 – 30 at North Hempstead Beach Park, presented by the Archangel Michael Church. The festival will feature plenty of Greek food like souvlaki and gyro, a Greek pastry cafe, a flea market, carnival rides, Greek dancing, and a fireworks display on Saturday night. There will also be a marketplace selling many Greek-inspired items and general merchandise. Vendors will no doubt be availing themselves of the services of Port Washington printing companies to help them prepare, with signs and banners being particularly likely to draw attention to their booths.

On September 29, the 24th annual ‘Pride in Port’ event will be celebrated at the Polish American Hall. The event consists of a parade, a luncheon, a family carnival, and a dinner. For more information on this, call 853-6566.

The parade, which runs from Main St. and Bellview Ave. to Campus Drive, will start at 11:30 am. No doubt those taking part will include community groups such as the Girl Guides and Boy Scouts, city dignitaries, and veterans. The parade is followed by a homecoming football game with half-time entertainment, a seniors’ luncheon, and a Family Fun Day carnival, where guests will be able to enjoy music, rides, and family-friendly activities.

That evening, the Pride in Port dinner/dance will be held at the Polish American Hall, beginning at 7:00 pm. The evening will include music from two bands and food from various area restaurants, with tickets available for $30.