A Polish Party – Texas Sized! The Biggest in the Southwest!
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The Annual Houston Polish Festival, is the largest festival of its kind in the state of Texas and the Southwest! Celebrating the rich heritage and accomplishments of the Polish people through its unique cuisine, beer, music, dance, history, customs, language, hospitality, and culture. This is one of the most beautifully decorated festivals you will see! The festival features live music from an assortment of artists and traditional Polish folk dances presented by Houston’s very own Polish folk-dance group “Wawel”, there’s entertainment for everyone! Bring your best dancing shoes.
Join us Thursday evening for the highly anticipated pre-opening concert “Seeking Freedom- Music of Independence” brought to you by Houston-based violin and piano ensemble The Dancewicz-Doucet Duo. Tickets for this one night only performance are available for purchase.
As the festival officially opens on Friday, visitors will be immersed in the sounds of Grammy Award-winning Brave Combo, Ziggy Band, and others. Dance Group “Wawel” will set the motion through its energy packed folk dances that originated across the ocean. “Wawel” has performed at many prestigious venues such as the Houston Thanksgiving Parade, MATCH, Discovery Green, Minute Maid Park, and the 77th Annual Pulaski Day Parade in New York City.
Besides the spectacular cultural entertainment, the Houston Polish Festival is known for its deliciously authentic Polish food, which brings the taste of Poland to the city of Houston. Enjoy the amazing selection of traditional Polish food such as pierogi (stuffed dumplings), golabki (cabbage rolls), bigos (hunter’s stew) and kielbasa (sausage) as well as the impressive assortment of traditional cakes and desserts! And while your enjoying the amazingly delicious Polish food, you can learn a Polish word or two!
We guarantee that the Houston Polish Festival will not leave you empty handed. Wonderful handcrafted items from Poland and a variety of unique merchandise and gifts await your shopping pleasure at the booths lining charming little streets. Explore the unique, and one of a kind items up for bid in our extravagant silent auction. Featuring many items from Poland and the Polish diaspora conveniently located all in one place, the silent auction bids you good fortune. A wonderful time to pick up a Mothers’ day gift!
In addition, the festival provides a supervised, safe, and fun children’s area full of exciting games, face painting, bounce houses, and other fun activities to keep the kids entertained. Do not miss this opportunity for a rich cultural experience at the Houston Polish Festival!
Date: Friday, May 4th 4 pm – 10 pm
Saturday, May 5th 10 am – 10 pm
Sunday, May 6th 10 am – 6 pm
Place: Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish
1731 Blalock Rd, Houston, Texas 77080
Cost: Adults $5; Children under 12 Free; Senior Citizens over 65 Free.
For event information: www. houstonpolishfestival.com