Kielbasa, Stuffed Cabbage, and Pierogies, Oh My!

The Polish community is alive and well in Northern Ohio.  Every year they share their culture, music, dances, traditions and foods.  Take time this year to enjoy a stuffed cabbage or a pierogi.  Grab a partner and do a little polka dancing.  And above all enjoy the friendly welcoming spirit of Ohio’s Polish community.

PERCH, PEACH, PIEROGI & POLKA FESTIVAL
Dates: August 30-September 1, 2019
Location: Knights of Columbus, Port Clinton
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Three-day festival over Labor Day weekend with award-winning Polka bands, excellent food and beverage choices in a friendly atmosphere. Music, food, dance, and fun.

ST JOHN CANTIUS CHURCH POLISH FESTIVAL
Dates: August 31 – September 1, 2019
Times: Aug 31 3PM-11PM Sept 1 2PM-11PM
Location: St John Cantius Church
906 College Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44113
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Polka Folk Dancers, Blackjack and Maverick Tables available . Jimmy K & Power Play band on Saturday and Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push band on Sunday !

SLOVAK FESTIVAL
Date: September 1, 2019
Time: Noon – 8PM
Loaction: St. Anthony of Padua Parish
6750 State Road, Parma, Ohio 44134
Admission is $5 at the door
Slovak Food, Beer, Pastries, Dancing
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POLISH FESTIVAL
Dates: September 6-8, 2019
Time: Fri 5PM-11PM | Sat 1PM-11PM (Mass at 5PM)
Sun Noon – 6PM
Location: St. Mary’s
5375 Broadview Road, Parma, Ohio 44134
Facebook event page.

Live Polka Music, Crafters/Vendors, Quilt Raffle, Beer & Wine Tent, Games, 50/50 Raffle, and Polish food.

 

 

POLISH HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Dates: September 29, 2019
Time: Noon – 6PM
Location: Saint Clement’s Community Center
2990 Tremainsville Road, Toledo, OH
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“Come join us at Saint Clement’s Community Center, 2990 Tremainsville Road, on Sunday, September 29 from 12:00 to 6:00 PM for Polish food, polka music provided by Randy Krajewski and the Czelusta Park All-Stars, games of chance, bake sale and more! Free admission – just bring your appetite and your dancing shoes and join us for a great time. This is our largest event of the year and would appreciate your support.”

 

ST. STANISLAUS POLISH FESTIVAL 
Dates: October 4-5, 2019
Times: Fri 5PM-10:30PM | Sat 4PM-11PM | Sun 11AM-6PM
Location: 3649 East 65th Street, Cleveland, OH  44105
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Friday – Dinner served 5 – 9 pm
Music by Jimmy K – 6:30 – 10:30 pm
Church Tour 7 pm
Games of Chance & Vendors

Saturday – Dinner served 4 pm – 9 pm
Mass (Grand Organ, Trumpets & Timpani) 5 pm
Followed by Church Tour
Music by Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push 6:30 – 11 pm
Polish Folk Dancers
Games of Chance & Vendors

Sunday  – Masses @ 8:30 am (English), 10:00 am
(Polish) and 11:30 am (English with Trumpets,
Grand Organ & Timpani)
Church Tour following 11:30 Mass
Dinner served downstairs 11 am – 5 pm
Music by The Nu-Tones 2 – 6 pm
Drawing for Grand Prizes 6 pm

 

TASTE OF PARMA
Date:  October 5, 2019
Time: 5PM-11PM
Doors open at 5PM | Dinner 6PM | Band 7PM
Location:  American Legion Post 703
7667 York Road, Parma, OH  44130
For more information click here.

 

FLEET AVENUE KIELBASA COOKOUT
Date: October 19, 2019
Time: 5PM-10PM
Location: 5708 Fleet Ave, Cleveland, OH 44105-3402
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Bring the family to…
* Cook your own Polish, Slovenian or Hungarian kielbasa over the fire (purchase at event)
* Listen to a range of live music- from Rock n’ Roll to R&B to Polka- featuring Slavic Village bands
* Taste delicious Slavic cuisine (and beer!) from local restaurants
* Bring the kids to cook s’mores, make art and more!

FREE to attend

 

POLISH DINNER AND HOMECOMING
Date: October 27, 2019
Time: 12:30PM – 3:30PM
Location: St. Barbara Church in Cleveland’s Historic Brooklyn Centre Neighborhood, 505 Denison Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44109
Facebook event page.

Annual Polish dinner featuring stuffed cabbage, loin of pork, kielbasa, potatoes, cabbage and noodles, salad, and assorted desserts. Raffles and sideboards, along with 20 hand made pre-lit Christmas Trees (tabletop size) that will be raffled. Tickets for the dinner are pre-order only, $18.00 adult, $10.00 children 6-10; NO TICKETS SOLD AT DOOR. Please call (216) 323-8793 or (216) 832-4971 for reservation of tickets. LIMITED NUMBER FOR SALE!

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Have you ever had Polish donut called Paczki? Click here to learn more.


Article: Diane Rock
Rocky Hill | MyOhioFun.com
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