Sydney Greek Festival to return to Brighton in October

38th Greek Festival Of Sydney

The Greek Festival of Sydney is returning to Brighton-Le-Sands this year as part of the festival's 40th anniversary celebrations.

Festival organisers met with Bayside Council last week and decided to set the celebration in October.

The desired date is October 23 but is yet to be confirmed.

The last time the Greek Festival took place at Brighton was in March 2003.

Bayside Councillor Andrew Tsounis said previous Greek festival attracted up to 100,000 throughout the day.

"The festival is coming back to the heart of the Greek community," Cr Tsounis said.

The free event will feature live Greek music and dancing, Greek food stalls, tastings and demonstrations; children's activities and much more.

There will be the main act from Greece, but it's yet to be announced.

The festival celebrates the Greek-Australian lifestyle, culture and heritage and the multicultural nature of Australia.