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Save the Date:
Philadelphia Greek Independence Day 2024 Celebrations
Mark your calendars for the 2024 Greek Independence Day festivities in Philadelphia! The local Greek community has a weekend of celebrations planned to commemorate Greece’s independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1821.
The flag-raising ceremony will take place on Friday, April 5 at 1:00 pm. This meaningful event honors the Greek flag and kicks off the Independence Day weekend.
On Saturday, April 6, at 5:00 pm, the community banquet will provide an evening of food, dancing, and camaraderie. Ticket information is coming soon.
The highlight of the weekend is the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on Sunday, April 7. Participants should arrive at the formation area at 22nd Street and Ben Franklin Parkway by 1:00 pm. The parade will step off at 2:00 pm and proceed towards City Hall.
We look forward to celebrating Greek heritage and independence with everyone! More details to come as we get closer to the event dates in April 2024.
About the Federation
The Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of Philadelphia and the Greater Delaware Valley is the umbrella organization of over 45 Hellenic-American associations, representing thousands of individuals in the Greek community.
The Federation consists of member church communities, organizations, and societies each striving to promote the prosperity of Hellenic Ideals.
The Federation itself serves the purpose of being the hub: organizing and synchronizing the members and establishing relationships with other ethnic groups in the region.
It serves as an Ambassador promoting Philhellenism in our surrounding communities through awareness and participation in cultural and social events such as lectures, presentations, festivals, and the Annual Greek Independence Day.