Montebello Armenian Community to Host Armenian Food Festival


MONTEBELLO–The Montebello Armenian community will be having its annual Armenian Food Fair and Festival on Saturday May 31 at the Holy Cross Cathedral at 900 W. Lincoln Avenue in Montebello.

The Armenian Food Fair & Festival will be a food extravaganza featuring mouth-watering, authentic Armenian home-cooked foods prepared by talented local community members. The public is invited to come and enjoy delicious foods at the festival or may opt to purchase and take home. But attendees will need to save room for fabulous Armenian baked goods and pastry that will be on sale all day. The option to pre-order food is also available online.

Activities for all ages are scheduled throughout the day as well. Seasoned experts will be offering Armenian cooking lessons and Armenian circle dance lessons. Hai Katch Do (Armenian Martial Arts Academy,) a Dumbeg Session (drum circle), a Guitar Hero contest, a Backgammon tournament and dance performances are scheduled for the public’s delight. Hourly raffle drawings and great shopping for interesting finds are not to be missed.

Children will be pleased with a “Kid’s Fun Zone” including, pony rides and petting zoo, a bouncy house, face painting, game booths, plus a special performance by popular children’s performer, “Maggie.”

Join Armenian community locals in ethnic Armenian dancing to live Armenian music provided by the Hosharian Brothers Armenian Band from 6-11PM.

Public of all ages and backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to attend with family and friends.
Festival Sponsors include: ACF-Dro Chapter, Athens Disposal Co., Harout & Stella Baronian & Family, Bicycle Casino, Commerce Casino, Ron & Goharik Gabriel & Family, NASA Services, Inc., and The Poochigian Family.

For Performance Schedules, Food Pre-sales or for more information, please contact the Holy Cross Cathedral at :
(323) 727-1113 or visit


The Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Church is a non-profit organization. Proceeds for the Armenian Food Fair and Festival will fund the renovation of the Holy Cross Cathedral and banquet halls.


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