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What to expect ?

Kids' Corner

The Kids’ Corner will provide the little ones with a warm and playful environment to spend their extra energy! ornament1

Live Entertainment

Romanian Traditional Folk Dances and music, performed live by well known artists.

Great Food

Taste the flavors of some of the favorite Romanian foods! Choose from “ciorba”, “sarmale”, “mititei”, “carnati”, “mamaliga”, “cozonac” and more of our traditional specialties. ornament1

Romanian Culture

Learn about the rich and unique culture of the Romanian people. Admire the Romanian traditional costumes and artifacts both on stage  and at the Arts & Crafts Store. ornament1

Map of the location


Location & Directions

LOCATION New Gracanica Monastery 35240 W Grant Ave. Third Lake IL 60046

DIRECTIONS I-94 W Partial toll road Exit onto IL-132 W/W Grand Ave – 3.2 mi Turn left onto US-45 S – 0.8 mi Turn right onto Grant Rd – 249 ft 35240 N Grant Ave Third Lake, IL 60046


“All the magic of Romania… Just miles from home!”

The Romanian Summer Festival brings all the aromas, sounds, tastes and traditions of Romania to your doorstep. Your admission ticket becomes your passport as you enjoy all the Beauty of Transylvania and the traditions of Moldova. The Ss. Constantine and Helen Cathedral and the Chicago Romanian Community are proud to host the 2015 Romanian Summer Festival.

  • A marketplace with Romanian
    books, jewelry, icons etc

  • Authentic Romanian food
    using recipes passed down
    from generations to generations.

  • Live music and
    folk dance performances