Events and things to do in Warsaw: May 1 – May 3, 2018 May 1, 2018 (Tuesday) – bank holiday Labor Day Bank holiday. In Warsaw and other cities in Poland, there are political marches to promote workers rights. May 1 starts so-called długi weekend in Poland (long weekend) – Majówka (please note that May…

Events and things to do in Warsaw in April Easter Day (Wielkanoc)  Bank holiday in Poland. All public institutions and stores are closed (except for stores at gas stations). Check out Warsaw Foodie list of restaurants open in Warsaw during Easter. Easter Sunday commemorates the resurrection of Jesus. Many people in Poland start the day…

Easter in Poland: Polish Easter traditions Unlike Christmas, Easter holidays can fall any time between March 22 and April 25. Easter celebrations dates in 2018: Palm Sunday (Niedziela Palmowa) MARCH 25, 2018 It starts the Easter celebrations. There are processions around the church to commemorate the day Jesus entered Jerusalem. People bring „palms” (palmy wielkanocne) made…

Warsaw with kids: March 2-4 If you like this post, subscribe to Kids in the City weekly Newsletter – each Thursday you will receive an email with the list of family-friendly events in Warsaw for the upcoming weekend     Friday, March 2 Theater for children “Podróże Guliwera” (Gulliver’s Travels) Location: Teatr Polski, Kazimierza Karasia…

If the weather is nice in Warsaw during Easter If it’s raining in Warsaw during Easter Shopping in Warsaw during Easter Restaurants in Warsaw open during Easter Cinemas / movie theaters in Warsaw open during Easter Cinema City Arkadia, Bemowo, Białołęka, Janki, Mokotów, Promenada, Sadyba: March 30, March 31, April 2 Kino Luna: April 2…

Events and things to do in Warsaw in March Francophonic Festival (Festiwal Frankofonii / Festival de la Francophonie) Location: different locations in Poland, including Warsaw. Concerts, screenings, theater performances, meetings. Facebook page in Polish and French. The Festival program in Polish. Orchid Exhibition & Fair Location: The University of Warsaw Library, Dobra 56/66 Street (Powiśle).…

Events and things to do in Warsaw in February Guided tour in English in The Museum of Modern Art Location: “Museum on the Vistula” Pavilion, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 22 Street (on the Vistula bank). 2 pm, admission to the tour included in the price of an exhibition ticket (1 PLN). Facebook event in English. The Museum website…

Things to do in Warsaw in winter 11-meter ice hill at the National Stadium – a great alternative to sledding Photo source: Zimowy Narodowy Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga). Website in English. Go skiing in Warsaw in Ochota Photo source: www.gorka-szczesliwicka.com Location: Górka Szczęśliwicka, Drawska 22 Street (Ochota). Website and…

Events and things to do in Warsaw in January New Year’s Day (Nowy Rok) A bank holiday – stores, malls, shopping centers are closed, only some smaller local convenience stores can be open (eg. Żabka). You can do basic shopping at gas stations. Christmas Market in the Old Town Location: Warsaw Old Town, next to…