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Lagrange Street is the only place to be if you enjoy Polish music, dancing and entertainment. The Polish Festival offers a music or dancing style to match your taste, whether it’s traditional or modern Polish styles. And you won’t want to miss the special events such as the pierogi-eating contest and the “Dancing With The Echoes” polka

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dance contest. The best polka bands from across the Midwest entertain throughout the weekend, including such greats as A Touch of Brass, the Polish American Concert Band, Duane Malinowski and many others.

Amateur Polka Dance Contest
The polka dance contest is held Saturday at 6 pm in the big tent. Fill out an entry form at the Information Booth on Saturday before 5 pm. There are first, second, and third place CASH prizes, so don’t miss out.

Click here for the rules for the Polka Dance Contest.

Pierogi-Eating Contest
Anyone can enter the ever-popular pierogi-eating contest. There is an entry fee of $10 with each contestant receiving a festival T-shirt. There are also first, second, and third place CASH prizes. The pierogi-eating contest is held on Sunday in the big tent at 4:30 pm. Fill out an entry form at the Information Booth any time before 4 pm.

Click here for the rules for the Pierogi-Eating Contest.


Friday Band Schedule

Badinov:  5:30 - 6:15 pm, 7 - 8 pm, 9 - 10 pm

Polka Floyd:  6:15 - 7 pm, 8 - 9 pm, 10 - 11 pm

Saturday Band Schedule

Polka Zone:  Noon - 1 pm, 2 - 3:15 pm

Kuszwanc Kids 1 - 2 pm, 3:15 - 4:30 pm

Echoes of Poland:  5 - 6 pm

Polka Dance Contest with Badinov: 6 - 7 pm

Dyna-Brass: 7 - 8 pm, 9 - 10 pm

Badinov:  8 - 9 pm, 10 - 11 pm

Sunday Band Schedule

Polish American Concert Band:  Noon - 1:30 pm

Echoes of Poland:  1:30 - 2:30 pm

Duane Malinowski:  2:30 - 3:30 pm, 5 - 6 pm

Kuszwanc Kids:  3:30 - 4:30 pm, 6 - 7 pm

Pierogi-Eating Contest: 4:30 to 5 pm


For more information, e-mail nmorey@unitednorth.org or call (419) 255-8406, Ext. 304.