Summer in Warsaw: events and things to do in Warsaw in August, 2018 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…

Events and things to do in Warsaw in June, 2018 Children’s Day  Children’s Day in Poland is celebrated on June 1. Kids receive gifts. Schools and kindergartens host special events for kids – picnics, concerts, sports competitions, etc. There are many events in Warsaw and other cities in Poland organized by the city authorities, institutions,…

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…

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 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…

What to do in Warsaw during Christmas: December 23-26 Outdoor holiday activities and ideas for Christmas in Warsaw Open on: December 23, 25, and 26 Location: Wilanów Palace Garden, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 4 pm – 9 pm. Monday – Friday, regular tickets 10 PLN, reduced tickets 5 PLN. Saturday – Sunday, regular tickets 20 PLN, reduced tickets…

Christmas in Poland: traditions, family, and… food Christmas Eve (Wigilia), December 24 The most important Christmas celebration in Poland is the Christmas Eve Dinner – kolacja wigilijna Christmas Day (Boże Narodzenie) and Second Day of Christmas, December 25-26 (bank holidays) “Wesołych Świąt i Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku!” We wish you a happy Christmas and a prosperous New…