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Hanks & Wilson at the LA Greek Festival

Hollywood’s favorite super-star couple Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson will once again serve as honorary chairs and celebrity guest hosts of the L.A. Greek Fest “10th Anniversary Spectacular” –  highlighted by the exciting “Passport to a Grecian Holiday” theme and presented Sept. 5-7 on the Grand Plaza grounds of Saint Sophia Cathedral.

“This is our Tenth Year Anniversary and we’re going to celebrate the event in spectacular style,” enthuses Fest director Ted Pastras. “We’ll have a lot of show biz celebrities from Hollywood and people from all over Southern California coming to the Byzantine Latino Quarter to enjoy this event. Tom and Rita are great friends, and part of the Cathedral family, and they’re lending their star power to our festival so that the people of the Southland can appreciate all the fun & excitement of the Greek Islands – right here in the city of the angels.

L A Magazine has recognized the L A GREEK FEST as one of the “must-see, must-do” September events in Los Angeles.  Because of its prominence in the community and singularly unique presentation format, Hollywood Celebrities and VIP dignitaries come from all over Los Angeles and the west coast to visit throughout the weekend.

The Fest and Cathedral are located at 1324  S. Normandie Ave., (corner of Pico and Normandie).  Free & secure parking will be available nearby and shuttle service will be offered continuously to satellite lots.  The Fest runs 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm on Friday Sept. 5;   Saturday Sept. 6,  1:00pm – 11:00 pm and Sunday Sept.7, 12 noon –10 p.m.   Admission is free to everyone on Friday night; and $5 for adults on Saturday and Sunday.  (Kids under 12 will be admitted free of charge all weekend long).

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