Culture & Food Festival 2023

The Croatian American Society Third Annual Croatian Culture & Food Experience will be held on Saturday, 18th of March 2023.

Special guests attending this year are the Ambassador from the Republic of Croatia in the USA, Pjer Šimunović and the Croatian Consul General Sanja Laković, based in Chicago.

The event will feature the best fresh local seafood such as raw and charbroiled oysters, fried shrimp and fried oysters. Croatian favorites served included grilled calamari, grilled sardines, spit roasted lamb, čevapčići, prosciutto, cheeses, and a multitude of Croatian desserts.

Drinks served include Croatian beer and wines along with a local favorite – Tako Toddies.

Cultural attractions include Croatian kolo dance performances by local Croatian ladies. In the clubhouse (Konoba) there will be cultural videos, historical displays, needle work displays, Croatian cooking demonstrations, and travel information for Croatia. A kids area will be available throughout the day with a variety of interactive displays and activities.

Featured entertainment will be the Klapa Balatura Opuzen returning again from Croatia, accordion player Damir Radov and local musicians Rachael and Josh Riley Duo.


Check out the sights from the 2022 Croatian Festival!

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