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Taste of Polonia

  • Copernicus Center 5216 West Lawrence Avenue Chicago, IL, 60630 United States (map)

The Taste of Polonia Festival is a popular one-of-a-kind food festival in Chicago and one of the biggest Polish festivals in the country. During the festival there is a wide variety of live entertainment, food vendors serving the best of Polish cuisine, over 30 local and international bands playing a variety of genre, performances by ethnic dancers and musical groups, original arts and crafts, handiwork, imported items, as well as exhibits familiarizing festival goers with many aspects of Polish customs, culture, traditions and language.


Tribute Stage

12:30pm - 2:00pm Polka Generations Band

2:30pm - 4:00pm Rosie & the Rivets Band

4:30pm - 6:00pm Kaleidoscope Eyes Band

6:30pm - 8:00pm Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers Band

8:30pm - 10:00pm Gentlemen Of Leisure Band


11:00pm Sunday Mass

12:00pm - 12:30pm Chopin Choir

12:30pm - 1:15pm Académie De Danse

1:15pm - 2:30pm Campanella Children’s Choir – Spin Around the World

2:00pm - 4:00pm Paderewski Symphony Orchestra – SING ALONG

4:00pm - 5:00pm Lincolnwood Chamber OrchestraOld Traditions, New Frontiers

5:00pm - 6:00pm USA by Truck – Screening and Q&A with Dawid Andres & Piotr Klich

6:00pm - 7:45pm Podatek od Milosci – Love Tax – Movie in Polish

World Stage

1:00pm - 2:30pm School of Rock

2:00pm - 2:30pm Konkurs dojenia krowy – COW MILKING CONTEST by ZPPA

2:30pm - 3:00pm Szkółka Pieśni i Tańca przy ZPPA – Song & Dance School of the ZPPA

3:00pm - 4:30pm The Relevant Band

4:15pm - 4:50pm Zespół Wiyrchy – Highlander Folk Dance Group

5:00pm - 6:00pm Biesiada z BiesiadnaBeloved Polish Songs

6:30pm - 8:00pm Green Secret Band

8:30pm - 10:00pm Natalia Kukulska – Singer


12:00pm - 12:30pm Disco for Kids ~ Dyskoteka dla Smyka

12:30pm - 1:30pm Gen Ki Karate – Karate Demonstrations

1:30 - 2:30pm Mary Macaroni

2:30pm - 3:30pm ABC Dance Academy

3:30pm - 4:00pm Campanella Children’s Choir – Sound of Music

4:00pm - 5:00pm Dzika Fitness – Zumba workout


4:00pm FREE Vodka Tasting – Yaysayer Premium Vodka

Admission (get tickets here)

Before 3pm: $5,

After 3pm: $10

Kids 12 & under FREE

Earlier Event: August 31
Taste of Polonia
Later Event: September 2
Taste of Polonia