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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

12:00pm - 1:00pm Keith Stras & Polka Confetti Band

1:30pm - 3:00pm Hillbilly Rockstarz Band

3:30pm - 5:00pm The Boy Band Night Band

5:30pm - 7:00pm Modern Day Romeos Band

7:30pm - 9:00pm 7th Heaven Band


12:30pm - 2:00pm Singing Contest – Festiwal Polskiej Piosenki

2:00pm - 2:30pm Magical Keys Concert

2:30pm - 3:00pm Singing Contest – Awards Ceremony

3:00pm - 4:30pm Andrzej Cierniewski– Singer

4:30pm - 6:45pm Kobiety Mafii Women of Mafia– movie in POLISH with ENGLISH subtitles

7:00pm - 9:15pm Kobiety Mafii 2Women of Mafia 2– movie in POLISH with ENGLISH subtitles

World Stage

12:00pm - 1:00pm Out of Storage Band

1:00pm - 1:30pm Polanie Polish Song and Dance Ensemble

1:30pm - 3:00pm School of Rock Band

3:30pm - 5:00pm Nie-Bo Band

5:30pm - 7:00pm Zakopower Band

7:30pm - 9:00pm Lao Che Band


12:00pm - 1:00pm Gen Ki Karate – Karate Demonstrations

1:00 - 1:30pm Clowns Bubu & Awee

1:30pm - 2:30pm AAC Eagle Soccer Academy

2:30pm - 3:30pm Mary Macaroni

3:30pm - 4:30pm Music Studio by Eliza

4:30 - 5:00pm Bubblemania fun


4:00pm FREE Vodka Tasting – Yaysayer Premium Vodka

Admission (get tickets here)

Before 3pm: $5

After 3pm: $10

Kids 12 & under FREE

Earlier Event: September 1
Taste of Polonia
Later Event: September 7
Renegade Craft Fair