Inaugural Greek Independence Day festival to be held at Melbourne’s Oakleigh Central


Vicinity Centre’s inaugural Greek Independence Day Festival will be held at Oakleigh Central on Saturday, March 25.

The Greek Independence Day Festival will be a celebration of culture and community, live music, traditional dance, cultural performances, exclusive retailer promotions, and the debut of a pop-up market within the centre, showcasing local businesses specialising in Greek food, Ouzo tastings, crafts and more.

Oakleigh Central has, for over four decades, served locals and visitors as a venue for fresh food and essential services, and as a wonderful community meeting point.

Inaugural Greek Independence Day festival to be held at Melbourne’s Oakleigh Central.

Oakleigh Central’s Centre Manager, Christine Hill, said: “We are so proud to host this celebration for the community, which brings together the very best of local Greek culture; food, dancing and family fun.”

“This date has become an important pillar of our events calendar and our local retailers, customers, and wider community are going to really love it,” Ms Hill added.

Southeast locals, members of the Melbourne Greek community and Melbournians who love a true community festival, are invited to be a part of the festivities at Oakleigh Central, 39 Hanover Street, Oakleigh from 9am to 5pm on Saturday, March 25.

For more details and to discover the full program of experiences, those interested can visit the Oakleigh Central website.




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