september, 2016

18sep11:00 am4:30 pmSt. Sahag Armenian Festival


Event Details

The St. Sahag Armenian Church in St. Paul invites the community to the annual celebration of Minnesota Armenian heritage on September 18th, 2016. The event is open to people of all ages.

The Armenian Festival is a great place to learn about and celebrate Armenia’s rich culture, history, and language through food, presentations, dance, and interactive exhibits.

While watching performances by Armenians in the community, attendees can taste authentic ‘khorovats’ (kebabs made of chicken or pork), try traditional strong and sweet Armenian coffee, and enjoy Armenian pastries for dessert.

This year we are excited to offer a number of presentations about special aspects of Armenian culture. Visitors can learn about and listen to a ‘duduk’ – Armenia’s national musical instrument made from apricot wood – as well as learn about the deep symbolic significance of the ‘khachkar’, the hand-carved stone cross located in the yard of St. Sahag Church.

Along with food, performances, and presentations, visitors can learn to write their name in Armenian, try chess and nardi (Armenian backgammon), buy wonderful handmade Armenian crafts, and there will be special activities for children.

Come and celebrate with us!


(Sunday) 11:00 am - 4:30 pm


St. Sahag Armenian Festival

203 N Howell Street, St. Paul, MN 55104