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Polish Festival Seattle will take place on July 13: 12pm-7pm at the Armory Food & Event Hall and Mural Amphitheatre. The festival is part of the Seattle Center Festál series. It is free and open to the public.

Seattle Center Festál is a year-round series of 24 free cultural festivals, produced in partnership with community organizations. In 2022, Festál celebrated 25 years of stories and traditions, ushering in a new era of hybrid programming. Learn more about Festál and subscribe to the newsletter for updates.

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EVENT SCHEDULE - JULY 13, SATURDAY

PARADE

Time Event
11:45am Gathering for the Parade at Fisher Pavilion Rooftop
12:00pm Parade: From Mural to Armory Stage

ARMORY STAGE

Time Event
12:10pm Opening Ceremony
12:50pm DAVID LIN playing F.Chopin
1:20pm VIRIDAIN WINDS
2:10pm LAJKONIK Dance Group
2:22pm WAWEL Dance Group
2:40pm VIVAT MUSICA! Polish Choir
3:30pm LAJKONIK Dance Group
3:45pm WAWEL Dance Group
4:15pm SYRENA Dance Group
5:00pm MARCIN PĄCZKOWSKI
5:30pm LAJKONIK Dance Group
5:45pm WAWEL Dance Group

MURAL AMPHITHEATRE

Time Event
12:20pm Introduction by MC
12:30pm SYRENA Dance Group
1:10pm LAJKONIK Dance Group
1:22pm WAWEL Dance Group
1:35pm DANIEL CONRAD Greatest Hits
2:15pm POLKA DANCE CONTEST
2:55pm LAJKONIK Dance Group
3:10pm WAWEL Dance Group
3:45pm VIVAT MUSICA! Polish Choir
4:20pm LAJKONIK Dance Group
4:40pm WAWEL Dance Group
5:30pm ZABAVVA

ARMORY LOFT - All-day events

Armory West Balcony Armory East Balcony Armory Loft Lobby
Games for children from way back, exhibit "Remember when..." Kids crafts and activities, wianki Hallway - exhibit;
Loft Lobby: pierogi workshop

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OVERVIEW

Seattle Center Festál presents Polish Festival Seattle in partnership with Seattle Polish Foundation and Polish Home Association. The festival features authentic Polish food, live music, exhibits, merchants, vodka tasting, beer garden, workshops, and more.

HISTORY 

Seattle Polish Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It provides a place for Polish Americans to explore their heritage, share understanding, and build community.

Polish Festival Seattle was founded in 2012 and joined Festál.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Over 125,000 residents of Washington State claim Polish ancestry and around 15,000 Poles live in the Seattle area.
  • “Sto Lat” or “One Hundred Years” is sung at nearly every celebration.
  • The symbol of Poland is a white eagle, and has been depicted wearing a crown or not, depending on the government and occupying nations of Poland throughout the country’s history.
  • Poles have won a total of 17 Noble prizes including 4 Peace prizes and 5 in Literature.
  • Famous Poles include Frederic Chopin, Marie Curie, and Nicholas Copernicus.

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