Polish Festival at Seattle Center

Polish Festival at Seattle Center

Polish Festival Seattle returns to its usual venue at the Seattle Center Armory and the Mural Amphitheater this year.

The festival will open with a parade from the Mural Amphitheatre to the Armory Food & Event Hall at 12 p.m. There will be the usual attractions – folk group performances, a Chopin concert, exhibition, movies, workshops, Polish food and a beer garden as well as booths with arts and craft vendors and different organizations. The detailed program is here.

2024 highlights include:

  • Concerts:
    • Chopin’s concert with pianist David Lin
    • Electronic music concert with composer and performer Marcin Pączkowski
    • Chamber music concert with Viridian Winds of Seattle
  • Folk group performances
    • Syrena Traditional Polish Dance Ensemble, Seattle
    • Wawel Polish Folk Dance Troupe, Houston, TX
    • Polish Folk Ensemble Lajkonik, Tuscon, AZ
    • Polish Choir Vivat Musica!, Seattle
  • Rock and pop
    • Daniel Conrad, Seattle
    • Zabavva Band, Portland, OR
  • Exhibits
    • “Remember when …” – a nostalgia trip to 1980s Poland
    • “Art for Change. Socially Engaged Posters”
  • Food demos:
    • 1 pm pierogi making workshop
    • 3 pm Silesian dumplings making workshop
  • Children activities and games
  • Polish Festival food booth w/ pierogi, gołabki, Polish sausages, potato pancakes w/ stew, potato pancakes w/ applesauce
  • Beer Garden w/ variety of Polish beers
  • Desserts – homemade desserts

Volunteers needed! Please see the festival volunteer page

About Polish Festival Seattle and Seattle Polish Foundation 

Polish Festival Seattle (PFS) is produced by Seattle Polish Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization with support from Polish Home Association and Polish American community. Established in 2000, Seattle Polish Foundation is the main Polish American charity in Seattle and Washington State. About 5,000 to 10,000 people attend Polish Festival Seattle, organized by more than 200 volunteers. Information on the festival is available at polishfestivalseattle.org and www.seattlecenter.com, as well as on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

More: Polish Festival website

by RK


Starts On

July 13, 2024 - 12:00 pm

Ends On

7:00 pm

Event Tags

Arts, Dance, Exhibition, Music, Polish Traditions