We are still working on the 2023 Festival plan.
Here’s what happened in 2019…
Delicious Lebanese food
Menu offerings include meat pies, vegetarian and meat grape leaves, spinach pies, spinach feta rolls, falafel, grilled lamb, beef and chicken kabobs, beef kafta, chicken shawarma wraps, lubee (Lebanese green beans), tabouli, cabbage rolls, kibbee, hummus, Lebanese cheesecake, baklava, other Lebanese pastries, and much more.
Takeout and online ordering will be available.
Live Arabic music
The Samer Jazrawy Band is traveling all the way from Michigan to provide toe-tapping Lebanese music throughout the festival.
- Sponsored by Cornett & Cundiff, Inc.
Traditional Lebanese folk dancers
Enjoy the “dabke” as performed by our youth and children in traditional costume.
Friday: 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m. / 7:15 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 p.m. / 5:00 p.m
Children will enjoy an inflatable bouncy house and other games for an affordable fee.
- Sponsored by Roanoke Valley Center For Sight, LLC
Lebanese and Maronite history
Tours of the church will cover the rich history of Maronite Catholicism, one of the oldest rites within Catholic Christianity, including a display of stained glass windows and icons. “A Taste of Lebanon” area will display unusual musical instruments, colorful rugs, a hookah and other ethnic items.
Friday: 3:00 p.m. / 5:00 p.m / 7:15 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m. / 3:00 p.m. / 6:30 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. / 3:30 p.m. / 5:45 p.m.