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…

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…

Events and things to do in Warsaw in December Concert on the occasion of St. Lucia Day by Young Cathedral Voices Choir from Uppsala  Location: Plac Małachowskiego 1 (city center), free entrance – tickets to pick up at the entrance one hour before the concert, number of tickets limited, 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish. Christmas…

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…

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…