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June 10 @ 8:00 am – June 12 @ 5:00 pm
Featuring pierogis, polka and plenty of fun and culture, Polish Fest, the largest Polish festival in the United States, returns to Henry Maier Festival Park (Summerfest grounds), June 10-12.
The Fest’s Cultural Village showcases artisans demonstrating traditional Polish crafts, including pisanki (decorated eggs), wycinanki (cut paper art), and wianki (floral head wreaths). Visitors can also learn more about Polish genealogy and history, as well as purchase pottery, cookbooks, secondhand books and more at the Polanki Sales Tent.
Hailing from the Tatra Mountains, the Fest’s Polish sheepdogs will greet festival attendees on the lakefront side of the Cultural Village
Polish Fest visitors can also watch a variety of cooking demonstrations and participate in Sobieski Vodka tastings.
Enjoy a variety of live entertainment on several stages, from Polka Fusion to Stas Venglevska to the Doo-Wop Daddies. The sports stages hosts the Polonia Soccer Club, while the Children’s Stage presents a variety of programs for youngsters.
Hours are Fri. and Sat. Noon-Midnight, Sun. Noon-8pm.
Visit polishfest.org for more information, or to purchase tickets.