Columbus Serbian Festival

Saturday, September 21 - 12:00 PM

Eat, Drink, Sing, Dance at the annual Serbian Festival in Columbus on Friday and Saturday, September 20 and 21, 2024, at St. Stevan of Dechani Serbian Orthodox Church, 1840 N. Cassady Ave., in Columbus, located a mile from I-670 and the John Glenn International Airport. Merriment begins on Friday evening at 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday from Noon to 10:00 p.m.  You won’t need a passport to travel to an authentic Festival in Serbia. The church’s grounds are transformed into a Serbian village where traditional homemade Serbian main and side dishes and delectable  homemade pastries await your palate. Tasty delicacies include fire-roasted lamb (Saturday only), grilled chevapcici (beef and pork skinless sausages), homemade sarma (cabbage leaves stuffed with beef and pork, cooked with smoked meat), homemade burek (meat pie), gibanica (noodle and  cheese casserole), an array of Serbian salads and side dishes, and to top off these delights, homemade apple strudel, baklava and many other homemade Serbian pastries.  Refreshments include a full bar with Serbian and domestic beer, an assortment of Rakija, Slivovica, and wines plus soft drinks.

With live Serbian music for sing-alongs and kolo dancing, activities for children and Church tours on Saturday, available for sale from the St. Stevan’s Bookstore are books, icons and other religious items. Admission is $5, with ample free parking on the church grounds; free for children 17 and under.  For more information, log on to and follow us on Facebook and Instagram at St. Stevan of Dechani Serbian Orthodox Church.


1840 N. Cassady Ave.
Columbus, OH 43219
Event Type
Fundraiser / Benefit


St. Stevan of Dechani Serbian Orthodox Church

Date / Time

Saturday, September 21, 2024
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM


St. Stevan of Dechani
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