Food Festival


St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in San Francisco celebrated its 22nd Annual Middle Eastern FOOD Festival on Saturday September 30th and Sunday October 1st, of 2017.

It was two days of great food, entertainment, Live music.
Thank you ALL for making our 22nd Annual Middle Eastern Festival a success! A big Thank You to all who worked hard to prepare and plan this year’s festival. Thank you to those who were very generous in donating money/ items toward this event.

Also, we wish to extend many thanks to our friends who supported us by attending this annual event. May God bless you all! Special thanks to the festival committee for the hard work, great job and for the time they invested towards the festival. God bless you and your families

Photos, and videos soon to come!

Saint Nicholas Middle Eastern Food Festival

For the past 22 years Saint Nicholas Church has provided the San Francisco Bay Area at large entertainment during our two day annual Middle Eastern Food Festival.  Our Middle Eastern Food festival showcases the different flavors of the Middle East. All food prepared is home made and fresh.  Our food selection is perfect for meat lovers and vegetarians alike.  We have Beef and Chicken Shawerma sandwiches and plates.  We have falafel, hummus, baba ganoush and more.  There is also live music by top Bay Area performers, a hookah lounge area, church tours and much more. Our event is family friendly as we have many activities for children of all ages.



Saturday, September 30th, 2017. (12pm-10pm)
Sunday, October 1st, 2017. (12pm-8pm)

You won’t want to miss:

  • Live Music by well known Bay Area singers!
  • Craft Beer and Cocktails.
  • Hookah Lounge.
  • Dabke Performances (Arabic Cultural Dancing).
  •  Delicious Home Made Middle Eastern Food.
  • Church Tours, Provided By Ilyan Baalbaki.
  • Henna Tattoos.
  • Ladies Auxiliary Kan Zaman Booth ( Photo booth).
  • Booths By Local Businesses And Parishioners.
  • Entertainment for kids  and much more!

Location and Directions

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
5200 Diamond Heights Blvd San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 648-5200 M-F (9AM-5PM)

From the South Bay

  • Get on I-280 N
  • Follow I-280 N to San Jose Avenue in San Francisco. Take the San Jose Avenue exit from I-280 N.
  • Take Bosworth St to Diamond Heights Blvd.
  • Arrive at 5200 Diamond Heights Blvd.

From the North Bay

  • Get on  US-101 S
  • Continue on US-101 S to San Francisco
  • Continue on Judah St. Take Lawton St, Laguna Honda Blvd, Woodside Ave and Portola Dr to Diamond Heights Blvd.
  • Arrive at 5200 Diamond Heights Blvd

From Oakland

  • Get on  I-980 E from 14th St and Castro St
  • Take I-80 W to Cesar Chavez in San Francisco. Take exit 432 from US- 101 S
  • Continue on Cesar Chavez. Take 26th St to Diamond Heights Blvd.
  • Arrive at 5200 Diamond Heights Blvd.


There is on street parking throughout the neighborhood.  There is also a parking lot in the Police Academy which is located next door to us.

The Address for the police academy is 350 Amber Dr, San Francisco, CA 94131

Additional Info

For any questions, please contact the Church office at

415-648-5200 or

To get more details, please visit our Facebook event page: