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38th Annual Polish Fest

  • Presented By
    St. Stanislaus Kostka Church
  • Location
    Church Grounds
    201 Buckbee St.
    Rockford, IL 61104
  • Phone
    (815) 965-3913
  • Date
    August 18, 2019
  • Time
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Mass at 10 a.m.
  • Price
    Free admission
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The 38th annual Polish Fest features music and dancing all day. A Polish/English mass at 10 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Church will open the Fest.

Entertainment throughout the day includes two bands from Chicago -  The I.P.A. Band and Format Band. The Syrena Polish Folk Song and Dance Ensemble from Milwaukee, who will perform at 1:30, 3:45 and 5 p.m. The children's group "Krakowiaczek" from the Polish Language School will perform at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

A Polish sausage and sauerkraut dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Other festival-type food will be available, along with ethnic Polish offerings including four types of pierogi, potato pancakes,  beef and  pastries. Polish beer, domestic beer and wine will also be available.

Children will enjoy games and an inflatable playground. Adults can try their luck in pull tabs and Bingo. Cash raffles and a basket raffle will be held during the course of the day.

The John Paul II Cultural Center in the former school building will be open for visitors to view two rooms of artifacts from Poland on display. 

Handicapped access is available to all areas of the Fest except for the John Paul II Cultural Center.

Subarea:Southeast

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Directions:
St. Stanislaus Parish - 201 Buckbee St., Rockford, IL 61104 - From 15th Ave. between S. Main St. (Hwy 2) and Kishwaukee St. (Hwy 251), go north two blocks on Magnolia St.

38th Annual Polish Fest