TPF 2018

Toledo’s own Patron Saints Beer will brew up a friendly competition between Kuschwantz (Swientego Antoniego) and Lagrinka (Swientega Jadwiga) by brewing up two special beers made exclusively for the Polish-American festival.

Try one of each and vote on your favorite one. Will it be Swientego Antoniego? Or Swientega Jadwiga? You will be the judge.

 

Toledo’s own Patron Saints Beer will brew up a friendly competition between Kuschwantz (Swiento Antoniego) and Lagrinka (Swienta Jadwiga) by brewing up two special beers made exclusively for the Polish-American festival.

 

Dancing with the Stars
POLKA Edition!

Don’t miss Friday night’s Dancing with the Stars….Polka Edition. Local celebrities will take to the dance floor and give it their best effort to win this competition. This is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Friday, May 18th
starting at 7:30 PM

National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame
Our friends at the Polish American Sports Hall of Fame will be bringing their display of sports memorabilia to the Polish American Festival on Saturday and Sunday, May 19th and 20th. If you are a sports fan, you don’t want to miss their booth of sports memorabilia!

 

National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame
Our friends at the Polish American Sports Hall of Fame will be bringing their display of sports memorabilia to the Polish American Festival on Saturday and Sunday, May 19th and 20th. If you are a sports fan, you don’t want to miss their booth of sports memorabilia!

THANK YOU

We would like to thank OUR SPONSOR GENOA BANK and all of our DONORS for helping to make The Real Polish American Festival possible.

Genoa Bank
 

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Festival Comittee

Some of the members of PACT and Club 16 who will be making the 2018 Polish festival possible.

The Polish American Community of Toledo (PACT) has formally announced that it will sponsor a three-day festival called "A Real Polish-American Festival" on May 18, 19. and 20, 2018. at the Club 16 facility located on King Road just south of Hill Avenue in Holland, Ohio.

ADMISSION   INFORMATION

Admission fee for the Real Polish American Festival:
$8 for adults
Children 12 and under are free

Tickets can be purchased at the festival entrance or online at any time.

BUY TICKETS ONLINE HERE

ACTIVITIES

Educational and Entertainment Activities
There will be a number of activities throughout the weekend. They include Pattrick the Magician, Jim Krzewski the Spoon Man, a Free Pisanki Workshop by Rosemary Chorzempa, and The Promedica Fire Safety House. Click the button below to find out more.

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QUICK FACTS

food: multiple vendors will be serving a variety of Polish foods such as kielbasa, pierogi, galabki, and other delicious items.
Other assorted foods including desserts, shaved ice, gourmet delicacies and fried goodies such as corn dogs, mac and cheese and pizza for the kids.

arts & crafts: European and Polish American artisans and exhibitors displaying their crafts in our unique shoppers’ paradise. Arts and crafts will include, but not be limited to, glass blowing, jewelry making, stone carving, leather crafting and more.

entertainment: visitors will see full-time entertainment including well-known national and local polka bands, dance groups, cultural seminars, workshops, a horseshoe tournament, and plenty of activities and games for both children and adults.

For more information about the festival or to inquire about volunteering or becoming a vendor please email us at gro.lavitsefhsilopodelot@ofni‎.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP US OUT?

It takes a lot of work to put on a 3-day festival to make it successful. PACT is looking for people who are willing to volunteer in 4-hour shifts. In return, you will be given free admission and a great parking space.

BANDS

Friday, May 18

Dynabrass
6:30 - 10:30pm
  Dynabrass

Featuring
Dancing with the Stars
POLKA Edition! @ 7:30PM

Saturday, May 19

Duane Malinowski
1:00pm - 5:00pm
  Duane Malinowski

 

Saturday, May 19

Randy Krajewski and Badinov
6:30pm - 10:30pm
  Randy Krajewski and Badinov

 

Sunday, May 20

Kielbasa Kings
11:00 am (Polka mass)
1:00 - 5:00 pm Kielbasa Kings

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Friday, May 18

3:30 PM
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
4:00 PM
Start of Festival
5:00 - 10:00 PM
Children’s Rides
by Prime American Festival Shows
5:30 - 9:30 PM
Free Kids Train Rides
6:30 - 10:30 PM
Dynabrass Band
7:30 PM
Dancing with the Stars, Polka Edition

Saturday, May 19

10:00 AM
Festival Opens
10:00AM - Close
Children’s Rides by Prime American Festival Shows
Pony Rides
11:00 - 7:00 PM
Promedica children’s safety house
11:30 - 12:15
Spoon Man
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Pattrick the Magician
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Rita the Balloon Lady in Children’s Area
1:00 - 5:00 PM
Free Kids Train Rides
1:00 - 5:00 PM
Duane Malinowski Band
2:00 to 4:00 PM
Rosemary Chorzempa – Free Pisanki Workshop
3:00 - 8: 00 PM
Children's Face Painting by Reyna
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Echoes of Poland Dance Performance
6:30 - 10:30PM
Badinov Band

Sunday, May 20

10:00 AM
Festival Opens
10:00AM - Close
Children’s Rides by Prime American Festival Shows
Pony Rides
11:00 AM
Polka Mass with the Kielbasa Kings (officiated by Fr. Zak)
11:00 - 5: 00 PM
Children's Face Painting by Reyna
12:00 - 4:00 PM
Promedica Children’s Safety House
12:15 - 1:00 PM
Spoon Man
1:00 - 5:00 PM
Kielbasa Kings Band
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Rita the Balloon Lady in Children’s Area
1:00 - 5:00 PM
Free Kids Train Rides
5:00 PM
Festival Ends