Events and things to do in Warsaw in November All Saints’ Day (Wszystkich Świętych)  Bank holiday. People visit cemeteries (often they travel long distances, there is in general increased traffic, especially close to the biggest cemeteries) to light candles and lay flowers on the graves of their family and friends (this is a religious holiday…

Events and things to do in Warsaw on November 11  Independence Day (Święto Niepodległości) It’s a bank holiday in Poland. The anniversary of Poland’s independence in 1918. In Poland, there are many parades and military ceremonies including an official gathering in Kraków and Warsaw at Pilsudski Square (Plac Piłsudskiego). In Warsaw, each year there is…

November 1 in Warsaw – essential info All Saints’ Day (Wszystkich Świętych)  It’s a bank holiday in Poland. People visit cemeteries (often they travel long distances, there is in general increased traffic, especially close to the biggest cemeteries – click here to see on a Google map in which areas in Warsaw you can expect…

Halloween: kids-friendly events in Warsaw Thursday, October 26 Farbą Umazane – culinary workshop & art workshop – “Fly Painting Apparatus” Location: Boremlowska 55a Street (Praga). 5 pm, 30 PLN. Facebook event in Polish. Little Chef – cooking Halloween workshop Location: Rejtana 15 Street (Mokotów). 6 pm, 75 PLN. Age: 4-10. Booking: click here. Facebook event…

Events and things to do in Warsaw in October Slow Fashion Fair Location: PGE National Stadium (Stadion Narodowy), al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street. 11 am – 7 pm, tickets 10 PLN (children up to 12 free). Click here to read more in Polish. World Dumplings Festival (Festiwal Pierogów Świata) Location: Klubokawiarnia Medyka, Oczki 1a…

Events and things to do in Warsaw in September 14th Warsaw Singer Festival (Warszawa Singera) The Jewish culture festival dedicated to Isaac Bashevis Singer: music, theater, film, dance, exhibitions, meetings. Click here to read more in English. International Coins & Stamps Fair Location: Dom Towarowy Bracia Jabłkowscy, Bracka 25 Street (city center). Read more in English.…

Events and things to do in Warsaw on August 15th It’s a bank holiday in Poland. Polish Army Day is marking the 1920 breakthrough battle called Cud nad Wisłą (the Miracle on the Vistula river) between the Poles under Marshal Piłsudski and the Bolsheviks. The main celebrations start at 12 pm at Plac Trzech Krzyży/Three…

Discover Poland. The Baltic Seaside & Hel Peninsula: perfect destination for those looking for wide sandy beaches or those who want to learn windsurfing. Hel Peninsula is one of the most picturesque destinations in Poland. Just beautiful. It’s 34-km long, narrow (100 m at the entry to the Peninsula in Władysławowo, 3 km at the end in Hel…

    Events and things to do in Warsaw in August Warsaw Uprising Remembrance Day (Dzień Pamięci Powstania Warszawskiego) The anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising in 1944 against the Nazis. At precisely 5 pm all the Warsaw city sirens sound and lots of cars and pedestrians stop to commemorate and contemplate people…

International Street Theatre Festival  The Festival has started in June. Free street performances will take place in the New Town Market, Agrykola Park, and Szczęśliwicki Park (theaters from Italy, Germany, and Poland). Click here to read the Festival program in Polish. International Theater Schools Festival The Festival has started in June. There are still tickets available.…