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, exhibitions, movies, workshops, Polish food and a beer garden as well as booths with arts and craft vendors and different organizations.
Brand new this year: Polish computer games! Partnering with the Indie Games Poland Foundation, the festival will feature 18 video games for you to try out for yourself! Plus, there will be a Timberman video game tournament to participate in! This is fun for all ages and all skill levels, so bring the whole family!
Other highlights include:
- Chopin’s songs concert with soprano Olivia Glod and pianist Laure Struber-Mosnier
- folk groups from San Diego, Chicago and Seattle
- rock and pop bands: Zabavva from Portland, and Parno Drom from Vancouver, BC
- exhibitions: “Polish School of Posters. New Generations” and “Solidarity”
- Movies: “Thank you for playing” documentary
- 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