If you’re heading to Krakow, Warsaw, Wroclaw and/or Gdansk, Poland this summer and fall, plan to attend culinary and cultural festivals in those four major Polish cities and surrounding areas. Celebrate with great regional food and wine and immerse yourself in local culture. What a treat! *

JUNE – AUGUST 2020

KRAKOW

Regional Food Contest in Lopuszna – Taste hundreds of delicious highlander-style home-made recipes – July 12, 2020 in Lopuszna, Lesser Poland region

X International Festival of Wine & Flavors – Polish and foreign wines, local foods and entertainment – 18 – 19 July, 2020 in Krynica-Zdroj, Lesser Poland region

Oscypek and All Cheeses Festival – A celebration of all cheeses – 9 August, 2020 in Zakopane, Lesser Poland region

XVIII Pierogi Festival – Polish stuffed dumplings festival – 13 – 16 August, 2020 – location: Maly Rynek square in Krakow, Lesser Poland region

54th Polish Folklore Festival – Sabalowe Bajania – Annual festival of the local folklore – 5 – 9 August, 2020 in Bukowina Tatrzanska, Lesser Poland region

52nd International Highland Folklore Festival– Highlanders from all over the world descend on Zakopane – 14 – 22 August, 2020 – Zakopane, Lesser Poland region

Malopolska Taste Festival – Grand Finale – 15 – 16 August, 2020 – location: Plac Wolnica, Kazimierz district, Krakow in Lesser Poland region

XV International Wine Days  – 22 – 23 August, 2020 – location: Jaslo, Subcarpathian region

Krakow Honey Harvest – XXVII Bee-Keepers Festival – August – 29 – 30, 2020 – Plac Wolnica, Kazimierz district, Krakow in Lesser Poland region

WARSAW

XXIV Biesiada Weselna – Celebrating Polish Wedding Traditions – 16 – 17 May, 2020 – Wegrow, Mazovia region

XVI International Folk Festival “Warsfolk” – Folk ensembles from all over the world perform in Warsaw – 15 – 16 August, 2020, Warsaw, Poland

XXXXI Kurpie Bee-Keepers Festival – Honey, regional food and bread festival – 23 August, 2020 – Myszyniec, Mazovia region

WROCLAW

XIII Polish National Trout Festival – Best regional trout dish competition and more – 19 July, 2020 – Polanica Zdroj, Lower Silesia region

XXV Polish Pottery Festival – 12 – 16 August, 2020 – Boleslawiec, Lower Silesia region

XVII Lower Silesia Soup Festival – 16 August, 2020 – Jedlina Zdroj, Lower Silesia region

XIX Flour Fest – Breads and sweets on display – 23 August, 2020 – Botanical Garden in Wroclaw, Lower Silesia region

Polish-Czech Harvest Festival – 23 August 2020 – Lawica village, Klodzko Commune in Lower Silesia region.

GDANSK

Fishermen Sea Pilgrimage by Boats – 21 June, 2020 in Puck, Pomerania region of Poland.

Kashubian Strawberry Harvest – 27 June, 2020 in Zlota Gora near Kartuzy, Pomerania region of Poland.

The Cod Fish Harvest – Polish Seafood Recipes Championship – 5 July, 2020 in Swinoujscie, West Pomerania region of Poland.

Wdzydze Fair – 12 July, 2020 in Wdzydze, Pomerania region of Poland.

Kashubian Fair & Regional Cuisine – 18 – 19 July, 2020 – in Kartuzy, Pomerania region of Poland.

St. Dominik’s Fair & Bread Festival – 25 July – 16 August, 2020 in Gdansk, Pomerania region of Poland.

Polish Championships in Tobacco Snuffing – 26 July, 2020 in Chmielno, Pomerania region of Poland.

Pomerania Fair & Regional Cuisine – July/August, 2020 – in Bytow, Bytow Castle, Pomerania region of Poland.

International Folklore Festival – July/August, 2020 – in different Kashubian towns, Pomerania region of Poland.

Kashubian Flavors/ Malënowi Bęks – End of strawberry harvest – July/August, 2020 – in Wygoda Laczynska, Pomerania region of Poland.

Magic Malbork and Medieval Fair – 9 August, 2020 in Malbork, Pomerania region of Poland.

Days with Music and Bread – every Saturday and Sunday in July and August – in Kluki at the Slavic Village Museum, Pomerania region of Poland.

SEPTEMBER 2020

KRAKOW

XIX Bean Day Celebration – 5 – 6 September, 2020 – Zakliczyn, Lesser Poland region

Charsznica Cabbage Days Celebrations – 5 – 6 September, 2020 – in Charsznica, Lesser Poland region

Potato Day Celebration – 20 September, 2020 – in Bogucin Duzy, Lesser Poland region

WARSAW

Mazovian Bread Festival – Annual best Mazovian breads and harvest festival – 6 September, 2020 – in Wegrow, Mazovia region

XI Ecology Fair in Ostroleka – 20 September, 2020 – in Ostroleka, Mazovia region

WROCLAW

Jelenia Gora Fair – September 5 – 6, 2020 – in Jelenia Gora, Lower Silesia region

XVII International Bee-Keepers Fair – September 6 – 6, 2020 – in Jelenia Gora, Lower Silesia region

Potato Day Celebration – 13 September, 2020 – in Pstrazna, Lower Silesia region

Wine Day Celebration in the Treasure City – 4 – 6 September, 2020 – in Sroda Slaska, Lower Silesia region

GDANSK

Regional Contest for Best Pomeranian Fruit Cordial – 6 September, 2020 in Swolowo, Pomerania region of Poland.

Forest People Mushroom Holiday – 20 September, 2020 in Bory Tucholskie, Osieczna, Pomerania region of Poland.

Cysterian Fair – 11 – 13 September, 2020 in Pelplin, Pomerania region of Poland.

Kashubian Singers Convention – 6 September, 2020 in Luzino, Pomerania region of Poland.

Potato Harvest – 13 September, 2020 in Wdzydze Kiszewskie, Pomerania region of Poland.

* Please double check before heading to each event to make sure that the organizers have not changed the exact location, times and dates of the event!

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