Concerts, festivals, and other major events in Warsaw in 2017 www.kidsinthecity.pl

Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity, 25th Grand Finale (Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy)

January, 15

Charity event – many concerts, shows and other events all over Warsaw and Poland. Volunteers collect money

http://www.en.wosp.org.pl/final

Francophonic Festival (Festiwal Frankofonii)

March, 1-31

Concerts, film screenings, theater performances

http://frankofonia-polska.pl/?set_language=fr

STING (Sting’s twelfth solo studio album “57th & 9th” Tour)

March, 27

Venue: Warsaw Torwar

http://www.livenation.pl/show/907388/sting/warsaw/2017-03-27/en

The Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival

April, 2-14

Internationally renowned artists performing in different Warsaw venues, eg. The Warsaw Philharmonic, The Royal Castle

http://www.beethoven.org.pl/en/festiwalewielkanocne/historiafestiwalilvb

Harry Potter in Concert

April, 7

Live symphony orchestra performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (film projected in HD on the big screen, while a full symphony orchestra performs music)

http://harrypotterinconcert.com

ORLEN Warsaw Marathon

April, 23

Many streets will be closed for a car traffic (start and finish: Stadion Narodowy / National Stadium, also Ursynów, Wilanów)

https://www.orlenmarathon.pl/en

The Schuman Parade (Parada Schumana)

May, 6

Pro-Europen event in the are of the Old Town – open-air events like concerts, shows. Good for families

http://www.schuman.pl/pl/

The Night of Museums (Noc Muzeów)

May, 20

Over 250 Warsaw institutions are open during the night: galleries, museums, theaters, government buildings

http://www.kulturalna.warszawa.pl/events.html?locale=en_GB

The Jewish Motifs Film Festival

May, 24-28

Films on Jewish culture, mostly productions from Central and Eastern Europe. English subtitles available

http://www.jewishmotifs.org.pl/index.php?s=en

Orange Warsaw Festival

June, 2-3

One of the biggest music festivals in Poland. Venue: Horse Racetrack in Służewiec

https://orangewarsawfestival.pl/en/

21st Science Picnic (Piknik Naukowy)

June, 3

Huge outdoor event promoting science, organized by the Polish Radio and the Copernicus Science Centre in cooperation with universities, research institutes, museums, cultural institutions. They present the behind-the-scenes aspects of their everyday work through experiments, demonstrations and interactive exhibits. Venue: Stadion Narodowy / National Stadium

http://www.pikniknaukowy.pl/AboutNextPicnic

Big Book Festival

June, 23-25

The festival of books and reading, including events in English. Many meetings, workshops and games, eg. setting the world record in number of people reading together in open-air

http://www.bigbookfestival.pl/english/

Depeche Mode (Global Spirit Tour)

July, 21

Venue: Stadion Narodowy / National Stadium

http://www.livenation.pl/show/894400/depeche-mode/Warsaw/2017-07-21/en

International Open Air Festival Jazz at the Old Town (Jazz na Starówce)

July – August

Jazz concerts each Saturday evening in July and August on the stage in the old town

http://www.jazznastarowce.pl/index.php?a=jazz-old-town-square

Opening Match of the Men’s Volleyball European Championship

August, 24

Venue: Stadion Narodowy / National Stadium

http://eurovolley2017.com/en/

Singer’s Warsaw Festiwal (Festiwal Warszawa Singera)

August, 26 – September, 3

Festival of the Jewish culture dedicated to Isaac Bashevis Singer: music, theatre, film, dance, exhibitions, meetings

http://www.festiwalsingera.pl/en/

Chopin and His Europe (Chopin i Jego Europa)

August, 12 -30

International music festival

http://festiwal.nifc.pl/en/

PZU Warsaw Marathon

September, 24

Many streets will be closed for a car traffic (start and finish: the Old Town area, also Ursynów, Wilanów, Mokotów)

http://pzumaratonwarszawski.com/en/

Cross-Culture Festival (Festiwal Skrzyżowanie Kultur)

September, 23-30

Festival features world culture and music: concerts, music workshops, screenings, exhibitions and events for children

http://www.festival.warszawa.pl/1151

Warsaw Autumn (Warszawska Jesień)

September, TBC

International festival of classical contemporary music

www.warszawska-jesien.art.pl/en

Warsaw Film Festival (Warszawski Festiwal Filmowy)

October, 13-22

The biggest international film festival in Poland

http://wff.pl/

Stars on Ice

December, 9-10

Venue: Torwar. More info: www.starsonice.com

http://www.eventim.pl/bilety.html?affiliate=PLE&action=tickets&doc=artistPages/tickets&fun=artist&key=1802051$9215321&language=en

WATCH DOCS – Human Rights in Film

December, 8-14

International human rights film festival

http://www.watchdocs.pl/2016/f/index-home-en.html