The Yiasou Greek Festival starts today and runs through September 8. Always a good time and always great food. It’s Charlotte’s largest cultural event! Yiasou (the Greek word for Hello, Goodbye and Cheers) Greek Festival features Hellenic cultural exhibits, authentic Greek cuisine and pastries, entertainment, art, shopping and more. Experience the sights and sounds of Greece when you visit the 36th Annual Yiasou Greek Festival. It’s a time of the year when everyone can be Greek!