205.251.5057 info@stelias.org

St. Elias Festival

June 11-12, 2021


St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church will celebrate its 23rd Annual Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Friday and Saturday, June 11-12, 2021 as a DRIVE THRU/ TAKEOUT ONLY festival with COVID-19 safety measures in place. Please stay tuned for more details to come!

Festival Hours

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Friday and Saturday, June 11 – 12, 2021.


St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church, which is located in Birmingham, Alabama (35205) at 836 8th Street, South, between University Blvd. and 10th Avenue South.

Drive Through Option

There will be a drive through option in the main church parking lot for those wishing to place and pick up orders without leaving their car. You will see signs directing traffic.


There will be an option available for walk up/ takeout orders located on the south side of the church where it has been in previous festivals. COVID-19 safety measures will be enforced for the safety of all. There will be one way in and one way out with signs and safety tape as a guide.

Food/Merchandise Menu

Updates to come!


Only credit/debit cards will be accepted for payment.

Online Silent Auction

Our silent auction this year will be offered online and will feature a variety of interesting items. The Silent Auction will close online Saturday, June 12, at 7:00PM.

Virtual Events

There will be a multitude of virtual events for you and the family to enjoy during the two days of the festival, from virtual tours of the Church to other fun activities. Be sure to follow us on Facebook or Instagram using @steliasfestival to join in the celebrations!

Other Charities Benefited

25% of all festival proceeds go to charities other than St. Elias Catholic Church. To date, over $577,250 has been donated to local and national charities. We look forward to celebrating our faith, food, and culture with you this year!

St. Elias Virtual Tour


Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri.: 8:00 am
Wednesday: 12:00 Noon
Saturday: 5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am and 10:30 am
Holy Days: 6:00 pm (eve) and 8:00 am
Confessions: Saturday: 4:00 pm
or anytime upon request


Rectory/Office: 205-251-5057

General: info@stelias.org
Abouna Peter, Parish Administrator: abounapeter@stelias.org
Rosa-Marie Sacco (Office Manager): rosamarie@stelias.org

Father Richard (Pastor Emeritus): chorbishoprichardsaad@gmail.com