Food Festival



A Special Thanks.

Thank you ALL for making our 21st Annual Middle Eastern Festival a success!

A big Thanks 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!

Thanks to our Debkee groups which was performed by our Little Ones and Young Adults. The dedication and the hard work of the group, through their countless effort and perseverance, were able to put together this great performance which entertained all.

ESPECIALLY thanks to the festival Co-chair’s: Salim Qaru, Sana Jada and Nabil Khoury for the hard work, great job and for the time they invested towards the festival. God bless you and your families!

Saint Nicholas Middle Eastern Food Festival

For the past 21 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, October 1st, 2016 (12pm-10pm)
Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 (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

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:

Details to come….