Events and things to do in Warsaw in April 2019

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Thames British School Warsaw would like to invite families to our Community Days which take place on a Sunday – the perfect day for a fun family day out. We will have a variety of interesting activities and games for children of all ages (that includes parents as well!). These activities will include: Music, Dance and Magic Performances, A Book Fair, Arts and Crafts, Coding Activities, Food Stalls, Outdoor Entertainment, Fundraising for a Local Charity. The event is free! Click here to read more in English.

Shopping Sundays and trade ban Sundays in Poland in April 2019

In April 2019, there are two shopping Sundays in Poland: April 14 and April 28. April 7 and April 21 are trade ban Sundays. Click here to read our post about the Sunday trade ban in Poland, shopping Sundays, and bank holidays in Poland in 2019.

Holidays, observances & celebrations in Poland in April 2019

  • April 1

April Fools’ Day (Prima Aprilis)
A day of pranks and jokes. Don’t trust anyone;) Including Polish media which also participates in the celebrations with lots of fabricated stories.

  • April 14

Palm Sunday (Niedziela Palmowa)
It starts the Easter celebrations. There are processions around the church to commemorate the day Jesus entered Jerusalem. People bring „palms” (palmy wielkanocne) made of paper flowers, dried flowers, and twigs.

  • April 19

Good Friday (Wielki Piątek)
Good Friday commemorates passion and crucifixion of Jesus. In major cities in Poland, there are processions on the streets – people carrying a huge cross and contemplating passion of Jesus. In Poland, for many people, it’s a day of fasting – no meat, no parties, no alcohol.

Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (1943) and the Daffodils Campaign
The major celebrations of the anniversary of the uprising in the Jewish ghetto in Nazi-occupied Warsaw are held at the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes and POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. POLIN Museum created the Daffodils (żonkile) Campaign to commemorate the Warsaw ghetto uprising. Every year on April 19th, hundreds of volunteers hand out paper daffodils to raise awareness of the uprising and its significance (Marek Edelman, the last leader of the Uprising, before his death in 2009, used to lay daffodils at the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes every anniversary). Click here to read our tips in English on visiting the POLIN Museum, and here to read about visiting the POLIN Museum with children. Click here to read more in English about the Daffodils Campaign.

  • April 20

Holy Saturday (Wielka Sobota)
People bring to churches baskets (called in Polish święconka) filled with food to get a special blessing. Baskets usually include eggs as a symbol of rebirth (pisanki – boiled eggs painted in various colors and patterns), bread, salt, sausage, sometimes other food – chocolate, cake, horseradish etc. Food from święconka basket is shared the next morning during festive Easter breakfast.

  • April 21

Easter Day (Wielkanoc
Bank holiday in Poland. Easter Sunday commemorates the resurrection of Jesus. Many people in Poland start the day with 6 am morning mass (Rezurekcja). The key event of a day – a family breakfast that starts with eating Święconka, then żurek soup (also known as white barszcz), bigos, sausage with horseradish, mazurek cake. Public institutions, stores, malls, shopping centers closed, only some smaller local convenience stores can be open and stores at gas stations. Click here to read more about Easter traditions in Poland.

  • April 22

Easter Monday (Poniedziałek Wielkanocny), “Wet Monday” (Lany Poniedziałek)
Bank holiday in Poland. Śmigus dyngus – an old tradition in Poland in which people use buckets (kids usually play with water guns) to soak each other with water. It’s safe to stay home on Wet Monday and avoid street water fights;) Another Easter Monday tradition is to beat legs with willow branch or Palms (the ones used for Palm Sunday). Public institutions, stores, malls, shopping centers closed, only some smaller local convenience stores can be open and stores at gas stations. Click here to read more about Easter traditions in Poland.

Events in English in Warsaw in April 2019

  • April 6

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.

Guided tour IN ENGLISH at The Museum of Modern Art
Location: “Museum on the Vistula” Pavilion, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 22 Street (on the Vistula bank), 2 pm, tickets 5 PLN. The guided tour in English includes the “Daniel Rycharski: Fears” exhibition. Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.

  • April 13

Guided tour IN ENGLISH at The Museum of Modern Art
Location: “Museum on the Vistula” Pavilion, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 22 Street (on the Vistula bank), 2 pm, tickets 5 PLN. The guided tour in English includes the “Daniel Rycharski: Fears” exhibition. Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.

  • April 28

‘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). Tickets: 10 PLN (online tickets). In April: ‘A Carpet of Flowers’ – nature can create astounding floral compositions. Especially in spring when we can admire the whole carpets of flowers. Come to the Gardens of Wilanów and get to know how rich and fascinating is the world under your feet. Facebook event in English. Click here to read more in English.

  • Selected Saturdays and Sundays: April 6, 7, 13, and 14

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. Facebook event in English.

  • Saturdays: April 6, 13, and 27

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.

Events at international schools and preschools in Warsaw in April 2019

  • April 4

Open House at the American School of Warsaw
Location: Warszawska 202 Street (Konstancin Jeziorna), 10 am – 1 pm. The event is dedicated to parents with children aged 3-18. You will have the opportunity to tour the campus, observe classes, meet parents and staff and find out more about an American-style education with an international focus. Click here to read more in English. Facebook event in English.

  • April 6

Open Day at Lycée Français de Varsovie
Location: Konstancińska 13 Street (Mokotów/Sadyba), two sessions available: 10 am – 12 pm and 12 pm – 2 pm The event is dedicated to parents with children aged 2-18. You will have a chance to meet the teachers, tour the school, learn more about the French curriculum, children will participate in workshops and fun activities. Click here to read more in Polish and French. Facebook event in English, Polish, and French.

  • April 7

Community Day at the Thames British School – Par Szczęśliwicki Campus
Location: Usypiskowa 5 Street (Ochota), 11 am – 2 pm, free entrance. Attractions include Music, Dance and Magic Performances, A Book Fair, Arts and Crafts, Coding Activities, Food Stalls, Outdoor Entertainment, Fundraising for a Local Charity. Click here to read more in English. Facebook event in English.

  • April 8-12

Open Days at The English Playhouse
Location: Syta 78 Street (a new location in Wilanów – Zawady), 8.30 am – 11 am, free entrance. The event is dedicated to parents with children aged 1-4. Attractions include art corner, reading corner, sensory activities, dancing and playing musical games, exploring outdoor playground. Click here to read more in English.

  • April 13

Spring Picnic with Warsaw Montessori Family
Location: Szwoleżerów 4 Street (Mokotów), 1 pm – 4 pm, free entrance (if you are not a Warsaw Montessori Family parent, please click here to register/fill in a short questionnaire). The event is dedicated to parents with children aged 0-18. Attractions include wood carving, carpentry workshops, arranging bouquets, creating Eastern palms, weaving wicker baskets, making clay pots, climbing, horseback riding. Click here to read more in English.

Open Day at the Canadian Preschool of Warsaw
Location: Krasickiego 53 Street (Mokotów), 10 am – 3 pm. Attractions include percussion workshop (at 1 pm), alpacas in the garden (12 pm – 2 pm), nature painting on fabric, French Bistro, Easter eggs painting, face painting. Facebook event in English.

  • April 14

Community Day at the Thames British School – Piaseczno Campus
Location: Mazowiecka 43 Street (Bobrowiec near Piaseczno), 11 am – 2 pm, free entrance. Attractions include Music, Dance and Magic Performances, A Book Fair, Arts and Crafts, Coding Activities, Food Stalls, Outdoor Entertainment, Fundraising for a Local Charity. Click here to read more in English. Facebook event in English.

Fairs, festivals and other events in Warsaw in April 2019

  • Every day in April (except for Easter, April 21)

‘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. More in English and photos. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 1 – May 5

Outdoor exhibition – photographs of the Tatra Mountains taken before 1939 
Location: The Royal Łazienki Garden, Agrykola Street, free entrance. More in Polish about the Exhibition.

  • April 3 – May 5

Exhibition of one painting – ‘Landscape with the Good Samaritan’ by Rembrandt 
Location: The Royal Łazienki Garden, Palace on the Isle. Tickets: 25 PLN, reduced 18 PLN, on Thursdays admission is free. Tuesday – Wednesday: 9 am – 4 pm; Thursday 10 am – 8 pm, Friday – Sunday 9 am – 4 pm. ‘Landscape with the Good Samaritan’ is one of only three confirmed works by Rembrandt in Polish collections. More in English about the Exhibition.

  • April 4-7

Silent Movie Festival
Location: Kino Iluzjon Movie Theater, Narbutta 50A Street (Mokotów). Screenings of silent movies accompanied by live music. Facebook event in English and Polish. The Festival website in English.

  • April 5-7

Emirati Film Review
Location: Museum of Asia and the Pacific, Solec 24 Street (Powiśle). Facebook event in Polish. Click here to read our tips on visiting the Museum of Asia and the Pacific.

  • April 6

“Grand Bazar” – Fashion Fair
Location: ‘Elektrownia Powiśle’, Elektryczna 2 Street (Powiśle), free entrance, 11 am – 7 pm. Fashion, accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, home accessories, plants. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 6-7

Karting Racing Entertainment Centre – new season opening (Kartingowy Narodowy)
Location: PGE National Stadium (Stadion Narodowy), Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 (Praga), 4 pm – 10 pm. Attractions include races for adults and children aged 5+. Facebook event in Polish. Website in English. Agenda in Polish.

Children’s Book Fair (Przecinek i kropka)
Location: Plac (square) Konesera, Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga), 10 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

UNIQUE BAZAAR – Premium Brand Experience
Location: Plac (square) Konesera, Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga), 11 am – 7 pm, regular tickets 10 PLN, family tickets (2 adults + 2 children) 30 PLN, children up to 12 free entrance. Fair of fashion, design & home, beauty, art, moto&tech, lifestyle. Facebook event in Polish.

Antique Car Show
Location: Global Expo, Modlińska 6D (Białołęka), Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm, online tickets. Facebook event in Polish. Website in Polish.

Dog and Cat Day
Location: Hala Gwardii, Plac Żelaznej Bramy 1 (city center), free entrance, 9 am – 5 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Bike Expo
Location: PGE Stadion Narodowy / National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street, gate no. 5 and 6, entrance from Wybrzeże Szczecińskie Street. Saturday 9 am – 6 pm, Sunday 9 am – 5 pm. Online tickets, children up to 7 free. The exhibition, fair of equipment and accessories, shows of bike jumps, training, tips, bike testing, races, Trek Family Parade (Facebook event in Polish). Click here to read more in English. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 7

Easter Fair
Location: the Ethnographic Museum, Kredytowa 1 Street (city center), 11 am – 5 pm, regular tickets 10 PLN, reduced tickets 6 PLN, children up to 7 free entrance. Handicrafts, Easter decorations, Easter eggs, palm trees, baskets, cutouts, wreaths, jewelry, ceramics, interior design, food fair. Facebook event in Polish.

Fair of Handbags (Targi Torebek)
Location: “Znajomi Znajomych”, Wilcza 58a Street (city center), free entrance, 12 pm – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Comic Books Festival
Location: Piaseczno Cultural Center, Plac Piłsudskiego 9 Square, 05-500 Piaseczno, free entrance, 11 am – 9 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Aquarium and terrarium fair, an exhibition of exotic animals and plants
Location: Sports Center at Siennicka 40 Street (Praga), 10 am – 4 pm, regular tickets 15 PLN, reduced tickets 10 PLN, children up to 6 free (online tickets). Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 7-19

23rd Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival
Location: Internationally renowned artists performing classical music in different venues in Warsaw: Warsaw Philharmonic, Royal Castle, Polish National Opera. The Festival program in Polish and English, and online tickets. Facebook event in English and Polish.

  • April 12-13

International Collage Art Exhibition
Location: Galeria Retroavangarda, Jerozolimskie Business Park, Aleje Jerozolimskie 146D Street (Ochota), free entrance. The exhibition will showcase over 200 original, handmade pieces crafted by masters of collage from dozens of countries. The exhibition opening: April 12, 7 pm; guided tour and meetings with artists: April 13, 12 pm – 3 pm. Facebook event in English and Polish. The exhibition runs until June 15.

  • April 13

Festival of flowers
Location: “MYSIA 3” center, Mysia 3 Street (city center), free entrance, 11 am – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 13-14

‘Fair of Nice Things’ (Targi Rzeczy Ładnych)
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera 2 (Praga), 11 am – 7 pm, tickets 10 PLN. Furniture, ceramics, glass, lamps, textiles, articles for children, wellness, accessories. Facebook event in Polish.

Fashion, Design, and Cosmetics Fair “Mustache Yard Sale”
Location: Palace of Culture and Science, 11 am – 7 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

“Record Store Day” – Music Fair
Location: Hala Gwardii, Plac Żelaznej Bramy 1 (city center), 12 pm – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Easter fair and fair of Japanese products 
Location: Botanical Garden in Powsin, Prawdziwka 2 Street, 02-973 Powsin. Opening hours:  9 am – 6 pm. Products related to Easter and Japan, eg. handicrafts, jewelry, ceramics, decorations. Facebook event in Polish.

‘A Fair with Tradition’ / Jarmark z tradycją 
Location: New Town Market Place / Rynek Nowego Miasta (city center, the area of the old town), free entrance, 11 am – 7 pm. Fair of products from various regions of Poland, food, products of local artists – jewelry, pottery, lace, candles, ceramics, wood carvings, toys, soaps, cosmetics. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 13-20

Easter Fair / Targ Rolny Konesera
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), 12 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Regional food, folk artists, producers of ceramics, toys, decorations, tableware. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 14

Warsaw Marathon
Orlen Warsaw Marathon starts and finishes at the National Stadium area (9 am – 4 pm). Please note that some streets will be closed for the traffic (in the following districts: Praga Południe, Mokotów, Śródmieście, Żoliborz).

Piaseczno International Food Festival
Location: Mazowiecka 43 Street (Bobrowiec near Piaseczno), 11 am – 5 pm, free entrance. A chance to taste some of the most popular and tastiest foods from 10 different countries. Facebook event in English and Polish. The event is a part of the Community Day – a family picnic organized by Thames British School (free entrance). Attractions include Music, Dance and Magic Performances, A Book Fair, Arts and Crafts, Coding Activities, Food Stalls, Outdoor Entertainment, Fundraising for a Local Charity. Facebook event in English.

Outdoor Breakfast Market  / 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.

Railway Modeling Fair (Giełda Modelarska)
Location: Warsaw Railway Museum (Stacja Muzeum), Towarowa 3 Street (Wola), 10 am – 2 pm (the Museum is open on Sundays 9 am – 5 pm). A chance to buy model railways and trains and meet railway modeling enthusiasts. During the event reduced tickets for everyone (6 PLN, children up to 7 free entrance). Facebook event in Polish.

Warsaw Family Picnic / Warszawski Piknik Rodzinny
Location: Warsaw University of Technology Stadium, Batorego 10a Street (Mokotów), 12 pm – 5 pm, free entrance. Attractions include workshops, games, playground, shows. Facebook event in Polish.

Earth Day in Wola
Location: Plac Europejski (Wola), free entrance, 11 am – 1 pm. Attractions include gardening workshop, a contest for the best city planting pot, games. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 17

Great Easter Market / Wielki Targ Wielknocny
Location: Forteca Kręgliccy, Park Traugutta, Zakroczymska 12 (city center), 9 am – 7 pm. Food from different regions in Poland, fresh fish, dairy products, meat, bread, vegetables, fruits, Easter products. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 22-27

Folk Dancing Festival “All Mazurkas of the World”
Location: different venues all over Warsaw. Attractions include concerts, dance shows, instrument fair, workshops. Facebook event including the Festival program in English and Polish.

  • April 26 – May 26

Outdoor Fair in the Old Town – Jarmark Zygmuntowski
Location: Warsaw Old Town, next to the Castle Square and Sigismund’s Column, free entrance. Sunday-Thursday 11 am – 8 pm, Friday-Saturday 11 am – 9.30 pm. May 1-3: 11 am – 9.30 pm. Facebook page in Polish.

  • April 27

Food market / Targ Rolny Konesera
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), 8 am – 4 pm, free entrance. Regional food – vegetables, fruits, preserves, fish, dairy and meat products, honey, sweets. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 27-28

Vintage Cars Warsaw Fair
Location: EXPO XXI, Prądzyńskiego 12/14 Street (Wola), 10 am – 6 pm, tickets 70 PLN. Facebook event in Polish.

Japanese Cuisine Festival
Location: Botanical Garden in Powsin, Prawdziwka 2 Street, 02-973 Powsin. Opening hours:  9 am – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Design Fair ‘Wzory na Wiosnę’
Location: Dom Towarowy Bracia Jabłkowscy, Bracka 25 Street (city center), 11 am – 7 pm, free entrance. Fair of plants, furniture, ceramics, graphics, textiles, decorations, and accessories. Facebook event in Polish.

  • April 28

Horse Racing at Służewiec Racetrack – new season opening
Location: Tor Wyścigów Konnych Służewiec, Puławska 266 Street, 1.30 pm – 5.30 pm. Website in English. Facebook event in Polish.

Art Fair (Targowisko Sztuki)
Location: Arkady Kubickiego (Kubicki Arcades) at the Warsaw Royal Castle, entrance from Grodzka Street. 11 am – 4 pm, free entrance. A chance to admire or buy artworks of students and graduates of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts and visit the Kubicki Arcades. Click here to read more in English.

Outdoor Breakfast Market  / 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.

Things to do in Warsaw during Easter

Shopping in Warsaw during Easter

  • Friday, April 19, 2019

A regular working day in Poland.

  • Saturday, April 20, 2019

Stores, malls, shopping centers can be open until 2 pm.

  • Sunday, April 21, 2019

A bank/public holiday in Poland. Stores, malls, shopping centers closed. Stores at major gas stations are open every day (24 h), including public holidays.

  • Monday, April 22, 2019

A bank/public holiday in Poland. Stores, malls, shopping centers closed, only some smaller local convenience stores can be open (eg. Żabka).

What to do in Warsaw during Easter?

  • Sunday, April 21 - Easter Day (Wielkanoc)

Living Dinosaurs - an outdoor exhibition of over 20 life-size, full-scale, animatronic dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus Rex
Location: Aleja Na Skarpie 20/26 Street (city center), the garden of Muzeum Ziemi PAN (Museum of the Earth), 10 am - 8 pm. Tickets to be purchased online or at the ticket office (you can pay with a card). The exhibition is open every day and runs until May 30. Facebook event in Polish.

Warsaw Zoo
Location: Ratuszowa 1/3 Street (Praga), 9 am - 6 pm. Click here to read tips in English about visiting the Warsaw Zoo. The Zoo is open every day, including all public holidays!

Park of the Museum of King Jan III's Palace in Wilanów
Location: Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 9 am - 8 pm, online tickets (free admission for children under 7). Click here to read Kids in the City tips in English on visiting the Wilanów Park.

University of Warsaw Botanic Garden
Location: Aleje Ujazdowskie 4 (city center, next to the Łazienki garden), 10 am - 8 pm, regular tickets 12 PLN, reduced tickets 6 PLN, children up to 6 free entrance. Click here to read why it's worth visiting the Garden with children, and here to read our tips in English.

Outdoor exhibition – photographs of the Tatra Mountains taken before 1939
Location: The Royal Łazienki Garden, Agrykola Street, free entrance. More in Polish about the Exhibition.

  • Monday, April 22 – Easter Monday (Poniedziałek Wielkanocny), “Wet Monday” (Lany Poniedziałek)

Please note that there is an old tradition in Poland (Śmigus dyngus) in which people use buckets (kids usually play with water guns) to soak each other with water. Click here to read more about Easter traditions in Poland.

Living Dinosaurs - an outdoor exhibition of over 20 life-size, full-scale, animatronic dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus Rex
Location: Aleja Na Skarpie 20/26 Street (city center), the garden of Muzeum Ziemi PAN (Museum of the Earth), 10 am - 8 pm. Tickets to be purchased online or at the ticket office (you can pay with a card). The exhibition is open every day and runs until May 30. Facebook event in Polish.

The National Museum in Warsaw
Location: Aleje Jerozolimskie 3 Street (city center), 10 am - 6 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the National Museum.

POLIN – Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Location: Anielewicza 6 Street (Muranów), 10 am – 6 pm. Click here to read our tips in English – opening hours, tickets, etc., and click here to see the photos and read our feature story in English about visiting the POLIN Museum with children.

The Museum of Modern Art
Location: “Museum on the Vistula” Pavilion, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 22 Street (Powiśle, on the Vistula bank), 11 am - 6 pm. Click here to read more in English.

Royal Castle
Location: Plac Zamkowy 4 / Castle Square 4, 10 am - 6 pm. Click here to read more in English.

Zachęta National Gallery of Art
Location: Plac Małachowskiego 3 (city center), 12 pm - 8 pm. Click here to read more in English.

Museum of King Jan III's Palace in Wilanów
Location: Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 9.30 am - 6 pm, online tickets (free admission for children under 7). Click here to read Kids in the City tips in English on visiting the Wilanów Palace Museum and Park.

Park of the Museum of King Jan III's Palace in Wilanów
Location: Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 9 am - 8 pm, online tickets (free admission for children under 7). Click here to read Kids in the City tips in English on visiting the Wilanów Palace Museum and Park.

University of Warsaw Botanic Garden
Location: Aleje Ujazdowskie 4 (city center, next to the Łazienki garden), 10 am - 8 pm, regular tickets 12 PLN, reduced tickets 6 PLN, children up to 6 free entrance. Click here to read why it's worth visiting the Garden with children, and here to read our tips in English.

Botanical Garden in Powsin
Location: Prawdziwka 2 Street, 02-973 Powsin. Opening hours:  9 am – 7 pm (the greenhouse is open until 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.

Outdoor exhibition – photographs of the Tatra Mountains taken before 1939
Location: The Royal Łazienki Garden, Agrykola Street, free entrance. More in Polish about the Exhibition.

Swimming at Warszawianka swimming pool
Location: Warszawianka swimming pool, Merliniego 4 Street (Mokotów). Opening hours: 2 pm – 10 pm. Website in English.

Warsaw Zoo
Location: Ratuszowa 1/3 Street (Praga), 9 am - 6 pm. Click here to read tips in English about visiting the Warsaw Zoo. The Zoo is open every day, including all public holidays!

Viewing Platform on the 30th floor of the Palace of Culture and Science
Location: Palace of Culture and Science, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 10 am – 8 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Platform.

Cinemas / movie theaters in Warsaw open during Easter

  • Cinema City Arkadia, Bemowo, Białołęka, Janki, Mokotów, Promenada, Sadyba: April 21 closed, April 22 open
  • Kino Luna: April 21 closed, April 22 open
  • Kino Muranów: April 21 closed, April 22 open
  • Multikino Złote Tarasy, Targówek, Wola Park, Ursynów: April 21 open, April 22 open
  • Atlantic: April 21 open, April 22 open
  • Kino Wisła: April 21 closed, April 22 open
  • Kinoteka: April 21 open, April 22 open

Restaurants in Warsaw open during Easter

Many cafes and restaurants in Warsaw will be closed on Sunday, April 21. Hotel restaurants are a good bet - call in advance to book a table. On Monday, April 22 there is a better chance to find an open restaurant. Check the website/Facebook of your favorite restaurant before heading out. Cafes and restaurants open in Warsaw during Easter: Warsaw Foodie list, and Warsaw Now list.

Transportation in Warsaw during Easter

Sunday April 21 and Monday April 22 - holiday timetable.

Sunday April 21 and Monday April 22 - NO fee for parking in the Paid Parking Zone.

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