Things to do in Warsaw with children: August 23-25, 2019

The list of family-friendly weekend events in Warsaw

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Friday, August 23

Nature and arts & crafts workshop for children aged 5-7
Location: Wilanów Palace Garden, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, Pompownia building – a pumping station at the Jezioro Wilanowskie Lake, 2 pm – 5 pm (you can join at any time). Online tickets to the park (children up to 7 free). The person conducting the event speaks English so there will be a possibility to ask questions in English. Facebook event in Polish. The event runs also on Sunday.

‘Slow Market’ – multicultural street food 
Location: the Vistula Boulevard, the area next to Most (bridge) Świętokrzyski, free entrance, 6 pm – 2 am. Facebook event in Polish.

Fair of Polish fashion, including articles for children
Location: Sadyba Best Mall, Powsińska 31 Street (Sadyba/Mokotów), 10 am – 9 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. The event runs on August 22-25.

Summer education and entertainment outdoor zone for children in Wola
Location: Al. Solidarności 102 Street (Wola), 11 am – 7 pm, free entrance. Attractions include the playground, euro-bungee, water balls, creative building with Lego, 4 thematic tents – artistic, culinary, sports, and dedicated to disappearing professions. More in Polish. The zone is open every day (except for Mondays) until August 31.

Live piano and saxophone concert enhanced with visualizations on the planetarium dome
Location: Planetarium in Copernicus Science Center, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20 Street (Powiśle), 7 pm (45 min), dedicated to audience aged 15+, online tickets. Click here to read our tips on visiting the Planetarium with children. More in English about the concert.

Butterfly House (Motylarnia) – Polish and exotic butterfly species flying around 
Location: Galeria Północna shopping center, level 1, Światowida 17 Street (Białołęka), 10 am – 10 pm, regular ticket 5 PLN, reduced ticket 2 PLN, children up to 100 cm tall – free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Warsaw by night – viewing platform of the Palace of Culture
Location: Viewing platform on the 30th floor of the Palace of Culture and Science. The platform is open every day 10 am – 8 pm. During summertime (until the end of September), the platform is open additionally on Fridays and Saturdays until 11.30 pm. Click here to check out our tips in English on visiting the platform.

Multimedia Fountain Park Show
Location: Skwer Dywizji 1 (city center). Fountains operate every day from 8.30 am until 10.30 pm. Multimedia shows each Friday and Saturday in August at 9 pm (fountains, laser, music, and lights). Click here to read our tips in English – how to get there, where to have lunch, where to find a parking spot.

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Saturday, August 24

Guided tour in ENGLISH – “Sensory Praga walk”
Location: The Praga Musem of Warsaw (Muzeum Pragi), Targowa 50/52 Street, 1 pm, online tickets (5 PLN). You will be able to look carefully at the city, listen to its sound, feel its textures, experience the temperatures of various places. Facebook event in Polish.

Guided tour IN ENGLISH – “The Wilanów Microcosm – representation of insects on pottery – exhibition”
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 1 pm. Online tickets (10 PLN). Meeting point – a cloakroom in the Palace. More in English about the Exhibition.

Free theater for children aged 5+ (a part of the 16th Jewish Culture Festival “Singer’s Warsaw” (Warszawa Singera)
Location: the summer stage of the Jewish Theatre, Senatorska 35 Street (city center). The Jewish culture festival runs on August 24 – September 1 and is dedicated to Isaac Bashevis Singer: music, theater, film, dance, exhibitions, meetings. Click here to read more in English about the Festival, including a detailed agenda of events. More in English about the theater for children.

Classical music concert (a violin quartet) and a music workshop for children
Location: Arkady Kubickiego (Kubicki Arcades) at the Warsaw Royal Castle. 12 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Family event in Praga
Location: Galeria Rondo Wiatraczna shopping mall, Grochowska 207 Street (Praga), free entrance, 11.30 am – 3.30 pm. Attractions include Lego zone, planting & gardening zone, arts & crafts zone, big bricks playing zone for toddlers, board games zone. Facebook event in Polish.

Free Parkour workshop for children 8+ and adults
Location: Plac Bankowy (the square next to Metro Ratusz Arsenał stop), free entrance, 12 pm (prior registration not required). Parkour is a training discipline focusing on running, leaping, and climbing through the city. Facebook event in Polish.

“Circus Summer” – magic, illusion, juggling workshops for children and shows
Location: Park Picassa, Pabla Picassa Street (Białołęka), 4 pm – 7 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Family artistic picnic
Location: Park Znicza – the area of Znicza Street, Filomatów Street, Bełżecka Street, and Łukiska Street (Praga Południe), free entrance, 3.30 pm – 6 pm. In case of rainy weather, the event will take place in tents. Attractions include games and arts & crafts workshops for children, a guitar concert at 4.30 pm. More in Polish.

Free outdoor theater for children in Piaseczno

Location: Park Miejski (a city park), Zgoda 8 Street (Piaseczno), 1 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Free outdoor theater for children in Mokotów

Location: Park Sielecki, Sobieszyńska 35 Street (Mokotów), 4 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Theater for little children in Praga
Location: Teatr Niewielki, SOHO Factory, Mińska 25 Street, building no. 74 (Praga). ‘A co to?’- a performance for children aged 1-4: 10 am and 11.30 am. Click here to read more in Polish and buy tickets online (39 PLN).

Roller Disco (roller skating and rollerblading)
Location: Wrotkarnia, Połczyńska 115 Street (Bemowo), 6 pm – 10 pm. Entrance fee + equipment rental (available sizes: 26-50) 24 PLN adults, 22 PLN children. Entrance fee 15 PLN adults, 14 PLN children. Facebook event in Polish. Children under 5 are not allowed in Wrotkarnia.

Free traditional Indian yoga class in ENGLISH – “Yoga with Kirti“
Location: Łazienki Royal Garden, 10 am – 11 am. The yoga class takes place outdoors in the Park (check out the exact location on the map). In case of very bad weather, the class is canceled (you will find info in the FB event). Facebook event in Polish.

Outdoor Breakfast Market in Żoliborz / Targ Śniadaniowy
Location: corner of aleja Wojska Polskiego Street and Śmiała Street (Żoliborz), 9 am – 4 pm. Breakfast Market is a weekend picnic where you can buy local, international, and organic food, and rent a picnic blanket. Facebook event in Polish.

Butterfly House (Motylarnia) – Polish and exotic butterfly species flying around
Location: Galeria Północna shopping center, level 1, Światowida 17 Street (Białołęka), 10 am – 10 pm, regular ticket 5 PLN, reduced ticket 2 PLN, children up to 100 cm tall – free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Saturday Artwalk – guided tour in ENGLISH
Location: Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Plac Małachowskiego 3 (city center), 5 pm. The guided tour in English includes a short talk about the history and activity of Zachęta and a dynamic tour of current exhibitions. Facebook event in English.

25th International Open Air Festival “Jazz at the Old Town” (Jazz na Starówce)
Location: the Old Town Market, 7 pm, free entrance. Click here to read more in English. The Festival runs until August 31.

The last free open-air jazz concert in Mokotów this summer
Location: Park Dreszera (a park between Puławska, Odyńca, Krasickiego, and Ursynowska Streets), free entrance, 5 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Warsaw by night – viewing platform of the Palace of Culture
Location: Viewing platform on the 30th floor of the Palace of Culture and Science. The platform is open every day 10 am – 8 pm. During summertime (until the end of September), the platform is open additionally on Fridays and Saturdays until 11.30 pm. Click here to check out our tips in English on visiting the platform.

Multimedia Fountain Park Show
Location: Skwer Dywizji 1 (city center). Fountains operate every day from 8.30 am until 10.30 pm. Multimedia shows each Friday and Saturday in August at 9 pm (fountains, laser, music, and lights). Click here to read our tips in English – how to get there, where to have lunch, where to find a parking spot.

The Cavy/Guinea Pig Exhibition and Championship
Location: Botanical Garden in Powsin, Prawdziwka 2 Street, 02-973 Powsin, 9 am – 6 pm. Regular ticket 12 PLN, reduced ticket 8 PLN, family ticket (2+2) 30 PLN. Click here to read our tips in English on visiting the Garden. Facebook event in Polish.

Food truck festival – Żarcie na Kółkach
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga), free entrance. Warsaw street food offering Polish and international food, additionally – Burger Championship. Facebook event in Polish.

Upcycling and Artistic Handicrafts Fair – part of ‘Open Ząbkowska’ / Otwarta Ząbkowska Festival
Location: Ząbkowska Street (Praga), Ząbkowska Street will be closed for car traffic, free entrance, 12 pm – 6 pm. The fair includes eco-friendly design, clothes, jewelry, toys. Facebook event in Polish.

Summer education and entertainment outdoor zone for children in Wola
Location: Al. Solidarności 102 Street (Wola), 11 am – 7 pm, free entrance. Attractions include the playground, euro-bungee, water balls, creative building with Lego, 4 thematic tents – artistic, culinary, sports, and dedicated to disappearing professions. More in Polish. The zone is open every day (except for Mondays) until August 31.

Summer festival of street food – Wielka Uczta Warszawska
Location: the Vistula Boulevard (Bulwar Grzymały-Siedleckiego), next to the Poniatowski Bridge (Powiśle), Saturday 12 pm – 2 am, Sunday 12 pm – 10 pm, free entrance. More in Polish, including the exact location. Facebook event in Polish.

‘Slow Market’ – multicultural street food 
Location: the Vistula Boulevard, the area next to Most (bridge) Świętokrzyski, free entrance, Saturday 12 pm – 2 am, Sunday 12 pm – 10 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Fair of Polish fashion, including articles for children
Location: Sadyba Best Mall, Powsińska 31 Street (Sadyba/Mokotów), 10 am – 9 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. The event runs on August 22-25.

Horse Racing at Służewiec Racetrack
Location: Tor Wyścigów Konnych Służewiec, Puławska 266 Street. Website in English.

The last weekend of sales of used books – part of ‘Open Ząbkowska’ / Otwarta Ząbkowska Festival
Location: Ząbkowska Street (Praga), Ząbkowska Street will be closed for car traffic, free entrance, 12 pm – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Summer piano recitals in the birthplace of Frederic Chopin in Żelazowa Wola
Location: Chopin Museum, 96-503 Sochaczew, Żelazowa Wola 15 (60 km from Warsaw), 2 concerts each Saturday and Sunday until the end of September: 12 pm and 3 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Museum. Click here to read why it’s worth visiting Żelazowa Wola with childrenDetailed agenda in English.

The Wilanów Microcosm – representation of insects on pottery – the exhibition
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street. Online tickets (10 PLN). The exhibition is accompanied by recordings of insect sounds. The exhibition is fully available in English. All captions and a card for active exhibition tours are translated into English. More in English about the Exhibition.

Guided tour in English – the Wilanów Palace – the history and design of the Palace interiors
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 12 pm – 1 pm. Online tickets (regular tickets 20 PLN, reduced tickets 15 PLN). Meeting point – a cloakroom in the Palace. More in English. Facebook event in English.

An exhibition at Wilanów Palace Museum – Reconstructions of children’s clothing from the 17th to the 19th century
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street. Tickets to the Museum: 15 PLN reduced, 20 PLN regular. The exhibition is the result of the competition “Children’s clothing from the 17th to the 19th century”, in which young students and graduates of tailoring schools and tailoring enthusiasts were preparing the reconstruction of historical costumes for children. More in English about the event. The exhibition runs until October 31.

An art exhibition for children at the Centre for Contemporary Art – “Touch the Art”
Location: Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art (Zamek Ujazdowski, Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej), Jazdów 2 Street (the castle close to Agrykola Park and Łazienki Park), free entrance, Saturday 10 am – 7 pm, Sunday 11 am – 6 pm. The exhibition is dedicated to children who can enter the artworks, touch paintings made from soft foam or move the exhibits around. More in English. The exhibition runs until October 20, 2019.

Gallery of Steel Figures – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 9 am – 8 pm, tickets: regular 35 PLN, reduced 19 PLN, family 2+3 100 PLN, children up to 3 free entrance. Over 80 metal figures inspired by characters from movies and cartoons, sports cars and motorcycles. More in English about the exhibition. Facebook page in Polish.

‘The Fascinating World of Spiders and Scorpions’ – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 10 am – 7 pm, tickets: regular 18 PLN, reduced 12 PLN, family 2+2 50 PLN, children up to 4 free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. More in English and photos.

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Sunday, August 25

‘Nature walk in the Wilanów gardens’ – educational walk for children and adults guided IN ENGLISH
Location: Wilanów Palace Garden, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 11 am – 12.30 pm, meeting point at the ticket office (small yellow building in the park in front of the palace). Tickets: 10 PLN (online tickets). In August: ‘The Wilanów farm’. Why would the King need a farm? King Jan III was famous not only as a notable monarch and valiant warrior. He appreciated the pleasures of living in the country, away from the city. What were the components of the historic farm? Are there any remnants? Let’s find out. Facebook event in English. Click here to read more in English.

“Classically on the Grass” – free open-air concert
Location: Królikarnia Museum of Sculpture Park, Puławska 113a Street (Mokotów), free entrance, 12 pm, the concert by Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra. Facebook event in Polish.

Harvest Festival in Powsin
Location: the area next to the Cultural Center in Powsin, Ptysiowa 3 Street, Powsin, free entrance, 11.30 am – 10 pm. Concerts and dance shows of folk groups from Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and Hungary. Handicraft fair, regional food, a theater, workshops, and games for children. Facebook event in Polish.

Nature and arts & crafts workshop for children aged 5-7
Location: Wilanów Palace Garden, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, Pompownia building – a pumping station at the Jezioro Wilanowskie Lake, 2 pm – 5 pm (you can join at any time). Online tickets to the park (children up to 7 free). The person conducting the event speaks English so there will be a possibility to ask questions in English. Facebook event in Polish. The event runs also on Friday.

Family picnic in Włochy
Location: Park Kombatantów, Chrościckiego Street (Włochy), 3.15 pm – 5.45 pm, free entrance. Attractions include games and arts & crafts workshops for children (3.15 pm – 5.45), concerts (4 pm – 5 pm), this Sunday: songs from operettas and musicals. Facebook event in Polish.

Free outdoor theater for children in Ursynów
Location: Park Przy Bażantarni, Przy Bażantarni Street (Ursynów), 4 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Free outdoor theater for children in Łomianki

Location: the area next to Łomianki Cultural Center, Wiejska 12a Street (Łomianki), 4 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Theater for little children in Praga
Location: Teatr Niewielki, SOHO Factory, Mińska 25 Street, building no. 74 (Praga). ‘Puf!’- a performance for children aged 1-6: 10.30 am and 12 pm. Click here to read more in Polish and buy tickets online (39 PLN). ‘Dziwaki’- a performance for children aged 3-6: 4 pm. Click here to read more in Polish and buy tickets online (39 PLN).

‘Children discover culture in Wola’ – an outdoor event
Location: Park Moczydło, Górczewska 62/64 Street, next to the playground and Żmichowskiej Street (Wola), free entrance, 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm. This Sunday: a concert for children (African music). More in Polish.

“Eco-Sunday” – an open-air event for children and adults promoting environmental protection 
Location: Al. Brzóz Street (a parking lot), 05-500 Piaseczno,Górki Szymona‘ – a park and beautiful green area of Zalesie Górne, 10 am – 3 pm, free entrance. Attractions include games and workshops for children (eg. eco-toys – creating figures from vegetables and fruits, renewable energy, arts & crafts workshops). Facebook event in Polish.

Outdoor piano recitals in Łazienki Garden
Location: Royal Łazienki Garden, Chopin Monument, entrance from Aleje Ujazdowskie Street, free entrance. Each Sunday 2 live concerts: 12 pm and 4 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Outdoor summer concert in Mokotów
Location: Park Morskie Oko, the area next to Pałac Szustra building, Morskie Oko 2 Street (Mokotów), free entrance, 12 pm. In case of bad weather, the concerts take place inside the Pałac Szustra. This Sunday: classical music from Vienna. Facebook event in Polish.

Outdoor Breakfast Market in Mokotów  / Targ Śniadaniowy

Location: Skwer Grupy AK “Granat”, corner of Puławska and Woronicza Street (Mokotów), 10 am – 5 pm. Breakfast Market is a weekend picnic where you can buy local, international, and organic food, and rent a picnic blanket. Facebook event in Polish.

Outdoor Breakfast Market in Białołęka / Targ Śniadaniowy
Location: Park Picassa, Pabla Picassa Street (Białołęka), 10 am – 5 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Butterfly House (Motylarnia) – Polish and exotic butterfly species flying around
Location: Galeria Północna shopping center, level 1, Światowida 17 Street (Białołęka), 10 am – 9 pm, regular ticket 5 PLN, reduced ticket 2 PLN, children up to 100 cm tall – free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

The Cavy/Guinea Pig Exhibition and Championship
Location: Botanical Garden in Powsin, Prawdziwka 2 Street, 02-973 Powsin, 9 am – 6 pm. Regular ticket 12 PLN, reduced ticket 8 PLN, family ticket (2+2) 30 PLN. Click here to read our tips in English on visiting the Garden. Facebook event in Polish.

Food truck festival – Żarcie na Kółkach
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga), free entrance. Warsaw street food offering Polish and international food, additionally – Burger Championship. Facebook event in Polish.

Upcycling and Artistic Handicrafts Fair – part of ‘Open Ząbkowska’ / Otwarta Ząbkowska Festival
Location: Ząbkowska Street (Praga), Ząbkowska Street will be closed for car traffic, free entrance, 12 pm – 6 pm. The fair includes eco-friendly design, clothes, jewelry, toys. Facebook event in Polish.

Summer education and entertainment outdoor zone for children in Wola
Location: Al. Solidarności 102 Street (Wola), 11 am – 7 pm, free entrance. Attractions include the playground, euro-bungee, water balls, creative building with Lego, 4 thematic tents – artistic, culinary, sports, and dedicated to disappearing professions. More in Polish. The zone is open every day (except for Mondays) until August 31.

Summer festival of street food – Wielka Uczta Warszawska
Location: the Vistula Boulevard (Bulwar Grzymały-Siedleckiego), next to the Poniatowski Bridge (Powiśle), Saturday 12 pm – 2 am, Sunday 12 pm – 10 pm, free entrance. More in Polish, including the exact location. Facebook event in Polish.

‘Slow Market’ – multicultural street food 
Location: the Vistula Boulevard, the area next to Most (bridge) Świętokrzyski, free entrance, Saturday 12 pm – 2 am, Sunday 12 pm – 10 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Fair of Polish fashion, including articles for children
Location: Sadyba Best Mall, Powsińska 31 Street (Sadyba/Mokotów), 10 am – 9 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. The event runs on August 22-25.

Horse Racing at Służewiec Racetrack
Location: Tor Wyścigów Konnych Służewiec, Puławska 266 Street. Website in English.

The last weekend of sales of used books – part of ‘Open Ząbkowska’ / Otwarta Ząbkowska Festival
Location: Ząbkowska Street (Praga), Ząbkowska Street will be closed for car traffic, free entrance, 12 pm – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Summer piano recitals in the birthplace of Frederic Chopin in Żelazowa Wola
Location: Chopin Museum, 96-503 Sochaczew, Żelazowa Wola 15 (60 km from Warsaw), 2 concerts each Saturday and Sunday until the end of September: 12 pm and 3 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Museum. Click here to read why it’s worth visiting Żelazowa Wola with childrenDetailed agenda in English.

The Wilanów Microcosm – representation of insects on pottery – the exhibition
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street. Online tickets (10 PLN). The exhibition is accompanied by recordings of insect sounds. The exhibition is fully available in English. All captions and a card for active exhibition tours are translated into English. More in English about the Exhibition.

Guided tour in English – the Wilanów Palace – the history and design of the Palace interiors
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 12 pm – 1 pm. Online tickets (regular tickets 20 PLN, reduced tickets 15 PLN). Meeting point – a cloakroom in the Palace. More in English. Facebook event in English.

An exhibition at Wilanów Palace Museum – Reconstructions of children’s clothing from the 17th to the 19th century
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street. Tickets to the Museum: 15 PLN reduced, 20 PLN regular. The exhibition is the result of the competition “Children’s clothing from the 17th to the 19th century”, in which young students and graduates of tailoring schools and tailoring enthusiasts were preparing the reconstruction of historical costumes for children. More in English about the event. The exhibition runs until October 31.

An art exhibition for children at the Centre for Contemporary Art – “Touch the Art”
Location: Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art (Zamek Ujazdowski, Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej), Jazdów 2 Street (the castle close to Agrykola Park and Łazienki Park), free entrance, Saturday 10 am – 7 pm, Sunday 11 am – 6 pm. The exhibition is dedicated to children who can enter the artworks, touch paintings made from soft foam or move the exhibits around. More in English. The exhibition runs until October 20, 2019.

Gallery of Steel Figures – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 9 am – 8 pm, tickets: regular 35 PLN, reduced 19 PLN, family 2+3 100 PLN, children up to 3 free entrance. Over 80 metal figures inspired by characters from movies and cartoons, sports cars and motorcycles. More in English about the exhibition. Facebook page in Polish.

‘The Fascinating World of Spiders and Scorpions’ – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 10 am – 7 pm, tickets: regular 18 PLN, reduced 12 PLN, family 2+2 50 PLN, children up to 4 free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. More in English and photos.


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