SEPTEMBER 14, 15, 16, 2017

We Want You to Enjoy our Food, Culture, and Friendship!


Get Ready to Enjoy Great Food!

Download a PDF Menu and Make plans for great food, new experiences, and share the menu with your friends!  We appreciate meeting you and sharing a great meal with you!



We Deliver the Festival to You!

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Order Online, or call us!

Use this convenient online form to place your delivery order!

See a Variety of traditional Arabic dances.

We will perform our finest folk dances for you!  Our children learn and are happy to dance traditional Arabic dances for you and entertain you.  
We hope you will smile and enjoy!

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6:00 P.M.


5:30 P.M.
7:00 P.M.


11:30 A.M.
1:00 P.M.
5:30 P.M.
7:00 P.M.


Come Enjoy the Best Event in Birmingham!


Food, Music, Dancing, and Culture.  Come see new things, and taste the great things we offer.  The pastries will knock your socks off!

Booths and Events

  • Middle Eastern groceries from Nabeel’s Imported Food
  • Icons, Religious articles and Books for sale
  • Hand carved olive wood from the Holy Land will be on sale
  • Stained glass art by Mary Aiken
  • Live Arabic Band - Amin Sultan Fri & Sat 6pm- 10pm
  • Arabic Dancing performed by our youth nightly
  • Church Tours evenings Thurs and Fri and all day Sat

Church Tours Every Day.

Experience a personal tour of our beautiful church, learn the history of the Melkite Church, and see the religion we've inherited from first century.

Tours are available Thursday and Friday evening, and all day Saturday.


Live Music

Amin Sultan

Friday Night and Saturday Night! 6-10 PM

Enjoy live Arabic Music and Dancing.

September 8, 9, and 10, 2016 at our Church!

Our address is:  425 16th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205

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Food Descriptions


Round steak finely ground, mixed with cracked wheat, onions, pine nuts, spices, brushed with butter, and baked to perfection.

Rolled Grape Leaves

Lean ground chuck mixed with rice and spices, rolled in grape leaves and cooked in a water & lemon juice mixture until tender.

Baked Chicken

Half chickens marinated in lemon juice and butter, seasoned with
a blend of spices, oregano, and baked to a moist golden brown.

Spinach Pie

Spinach, onions, lemon juice, olive oil, and spices wrapped in fresh yeast dough in the shape of a triangle and baked.

Meat Pie

Browned lean ground chuck, onions, spices, and cream cheese mixed and wrapped in fresh yeast dough in the shape of a triangle and baked.


Ground chick peas, onions, spices, parsley, & cumin rolled into a ball and deep fried.

Green Beans

Italian beans simmered with crushed tomatoes, butter, spices, onions, & garlic.


Yeast dough made with a blend of anise, mahalab, & sugar, deep fried, dipped piping hot into a special syrup and topped with powdered sugar. Simply delicious!


GOOD FOOD (all day)

Festival To-Do List: Church Tour and The Door of Mercy at St. George

Sep 9, 2016

During the Festival, Come for a tour of St. George Church and learn about the Melkite Liturgy.  Plus, the doors of St. George are official doors of Mercy for the Year of Mercy(click here to learn more about doors of mercy). Church Tours are throughout the day on Friday and Saturday. We explain our faith…

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The 2016 Festival Dance Schedule

Sep 6, 2016

Mark your plans to see the best Middle Eastern Dancing and enjoy the best Middle Eastern food around! Dances for the 2016 Festival will be at the following times: Thursday:  6:00 P.M. Friday:  5:30 P.M.   7:00 P.M. Saturday:    11:30 A.M.   1:00 P.M.   5:30 P.M.   7:00 P.M. Last Year’s Dancers:

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Festival Guest Book and Comments

Festival Guest Book and Comments

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