Daily Attractions


Tyskie Beer- imported direct from Poland

Jimmy Luv's Bloody Mary's


The "Big Boomski" Fireworks display sponsored by Nick Ignatowski of Planners Financial Group - Saturday 10:30 pm

Sunday 12:30 - Little, Jr, Pre-teen, Teen Polish Fest Pageant

Sunday 3:00 -20th Annual Chopin Youth Piano Competition

Sukiennice Marketplace Square-Baltic amber, Boleslawiec pottery, hand blown Christmas ornaments, Polish books, CD's, jewelry, hand-carved wooden boxes, Polish Fest souvenirs and more!

Polish Sheepdogs- Polands highland (tatra) Sheepdogs will be wagging their tails to greet you at Polish Fest.  Stop by to see them on the lakefront side of the Cultural Village!


Folk Arts: Folk artists demonstrate traditional Polish Crafts, including wycinanki (papter cutting), pisanki (decorated eggs), wianki (floral head wreaths) and more.


Polish Forum

Friday, June 15th


        2-3 p.m.       Steve Szabados, Genealogy Columnist for the Polish American Journal and Author


                “Finding Babcia’s Grandma - From where did your Polish ancestors leave? What did they do?”




        4-5 p.m.       Dr. Neal Pease, Professor of History (UW-Milwaukee)


                “100 Years of US-Polish Relations, 1918-2018”    




Saturday, June 16th


        1:30-2:30 p.m.   Dr. Helena Pycior, Professor of History, Emerita (UW-Milwaukee)


                "Marie Skłodowska Curie's Enduring Relevance: A Century of Celebrations of Her Milestone Years"




        2:30-3:30 p.m.   Dr. Donald Pienkos, Professor of History, Emeritus (UW-Milwaukee)


                                  Dr. Neal Pease, Professor of History (UW-Milwaukee)


                PANEL DISCUSSION - “A Look Back:  The 100th Anniversary of Poland’s Rebirth and Its Significance”




        3:30-4:30 p.m.   Dr. Donald Pienkos, Professor of History, Emeritus (UW-Milwaukee)


                “Poland’s Rebirth:  Three Who Made It Happen:  a Soldier, a Politician, and a Virtuous Pianist”




Sunday, June 17th       

3-4 p.m.    John Gurda, Milwaukee-born writer and historian


                 “The Struggle for Independence in America:  Polish Workers and the Eight-Hour Movement of 1886.”



Learn To Cook with Polish Flair

Polish Fest will once again feature cooking demonstrations in the Food Demonstration tent. Local Polish cooks walk you through the steps to make your favorite Polish foods.

1 pm    Anne Kagerah  - Golabki (cabbage roll)

3 pm    James Derdzzinski  -  Paczki

5 pm   Anne Wal -  Pierogi w/cheese filling


1 pm  Ela Wasiewski  - Potato Pancakes

3 pm  Michael Krass - Polish Sausage

5 pm  Anne Wal  - Pierogi w/mushroom & kraut filling


1 pm  Anne Kagerah  -  Golabki

3 pm  TBD

5 pm  TBD