Events and things to do in Warsaw in September 2019

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Weather in Poland in September

The average monthly temperature in September in Poland is 14°C / 57°F (just like in May). The average monthly rainfall level is 53 mm (for comparison, July has the highest average rainfall in Poland: 89 mm, and February the lowest: 31 mm). The astronomical (the autumnal equinox) and meteorological first day of autumn in Poland in 2019 falls on the same day: September 23. After the autumnal equinox, the days in Poland get shorter and the nights get longer until the winter solstice on December 22 – the day with the fewest hours of sunlight in Poland in the whole year. Read more about the weather, changes in nature, seasonal fruits and vegetables in Poland in September, October & November.

Shopping Sundays and trade ban Sundays in Poland in September 2019

In September 2019, there is one shopping Sunday in Poland: September 29. September 1, 8, 15, and 22 are trade ban Sundays in Poland. Click here to read our post about the Sunday trade ban in Poland, shopping Sundays, and bank holidays in Poland in 2019.

Events in English in Warsaw in September 2019

  • Every Saturday in September

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 “Never Again. Art against War and Fascism in the 20th and 21st centuries” exhibition. Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.

  • Every Saturday and Sunday in September

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.

  • September 7

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.

  • September 22

‘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 September: Nature is engaging in preparations for major autumn migration. During the September walk, participants will pay particular attention to movement, not only that resulting from the migration of birds, but in a more general sense. Facebook event in English. Click here to read more in English.

  • September 26

“You Should Know This! Comedy Game Show & Science” IN ENGLISH – experts discuss important topics of  tissue engineering
Location: Akademeia High School, Ledóchowskiej 2 Street (Wilanów), free entrance, 6.30 pm. The show will be presented by Kevin Whittinghill is a San Francisco-based comedian and host who has performed at multiple comedy festivals and comedy clubs throughout the U.S. and George C. Engelmayr, Jr., PhD – a biomedical engineer specializing in the field of tissue engineering. If you’re interested in joining the event but you don’t attend Akademeia, please send a registration e-mail to barbara.kosewska@akademeia.edu.pl. Facebook event in English.

Fairs, festivals and other events in Warsaw in September 2019

  • Every day in September

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

Reconstructions of children’s clothing from the 17th to the 19th centuries – the exhibition at Wilanów Palace Museum
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street. 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. 

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. The Exhibition runs until October 16.

  • Every Friday and Saturday in September

Multimedia Fountain Park Show
Location: Skwer Dywizji 1 (city center). Fountains operate every day from 8.30 am until 10.30 pm. Multimedia show each Friday and Saturday in September at 8.30 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.

Warsaw by nigh – 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. 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.

  • Every Saturday in September

Outdoor Breakfast Market in Żoliborz / Targ Śniadaniowy in Żoliborz
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.

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.

  • Every Sunday in September

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

Outdoor Breakfast Market / Targ Śniadaniowy in Mokotów
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.

  • Every Saturday and Sunday in September

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. Detailed agenda in English.

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

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.

  • September 1

Commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II
Location: the Piłsudski Square (Plac Piłsudskiego with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier), 12 pm. Presidents of Poland, Germany, and the USA (vice president) will deliver speeches, there will be around 250 leaders from all over the world. You can expect commuting difficulties in the whole city (closed streets, detour buses, restrict parking). Some traffic difficulties in Warsaw can be also expected from August 31 until September 2.

The last day of the 16th Jewish Culture Festival “Singer’s Warsaw” (Warszawa Singera)
The Jewish culture festival dedicated to Isaac Bashevis Singer: music, theater, film, dance, exhibitions, meetings. Different locations in Warsaw. Click here to read more in English, including a detailed agenda of events.

Vegan Street Food Festival
Location: Iskra Club at Pole Mokotowskie, Wawelska 5 Street (Mokotów), 12 pm – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Fair and festival of upcycling, handicrafts and design
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), 11 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

‘Wow Fashion’ Fair of Polish Fashion
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga), 10 am – 6 pm, tickets 15 PLN. Facebook event in Polish.

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

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

Outdoor summer concert of the classical music 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. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 5-7

“Green Is Life – fair of everything and everyone dealing with plants and greenery”
Location: EXPO Center XXI, Prądzyńskiego 12/14 Street (Wola). September 5-6: 9 am – 6 pm (professionals day), September 7: 9 am – 5 pm (open day). More in English.

  • September 6-8

‘Slow Market’ – multicultural street food
Location: the Vistula Boulevard, the area next to Most (bridge) Świętokrzyski, free entrance, Friday 6 pm – 2 am, Saturday 12 pm – 2 am, Sunday 12 pm – 10 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 7

World Festival of Pyrotechnic Art and Laser Show
Location: Lotnisko Bemowo (Bemowo Airport), 6 pm, online tickets. Facebook event in Polish.

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.

Warsaw Motorsport Expo – from racing to drifting
Location: Ptak Warsaw Expo in Nadarzyn, Al. Katowicka 62 Street, 05-830 Wolica 114D, online tickets. More in English.

The Vistula River Festival / Święto Wisły
Location: the Vistula Boulevard (Bulwar Grzymały-Siedleckiego), next to the Poniatowski Bridge (Powiśle), free entrance, 11 am – 9 pm. Attractions include cruises, workshops, water sports shows, games and activities for children, concerts. Facebook event in Polish.

The Festival of Wola District / Święto Woli
Location: the area at the junction of al. Solidarności, Okopowa, and Leszno Streets (Wola), free entrance, 1 pm – 10 pm. Attractions include concerts, theaters, the performance of stilt walkers, traditional fair, games and activities for children. Facebook event in Polish.

‘Goodbye Summer in Bielany’ – a picnic
Location: Park Olszyna, corner of Romaszewskiego Street and Gąbińskiej Street (Bielany), free entrance, 3 pm – 10 pm. Attractions include 5 zones (sports, education, ecology, culture, health), concerts, food trucks. 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 “Never Again. Art against War and Fascism in the 20th and 21st centuries” exhibition. Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.

  • September 7-8

Open Gardens Festival / Festiwal Otwarte Ogrody
Many Konstancin Jeziorna gardens open their doors, hosting various types of artists and events. There are exhibitions of paintings, photographs, sculptures, meetings with book authors, concerts, performances. Free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

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.

  • September 8

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

‘OCH! Bazar’ Polish Fashion Fair
Location: “Babka do wynajęcia”, Młocińska 5/7 Street (close to Arkadia shopping mall), 11 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Exhibition and fair of exotic animals and plants  
Location: Sports Center at Siennicka 40 Street (Praga), 10 am – 3 pm, regular tickets 15 PLN, reduced tickets 10 PLN, children up to 6 free (online tickets). Facebook event in Polish.

Free open-air concert – the music of the most popular computer games 
Location: Konstancin, Park Zdrojowy, Sienkiewicza Street, 5 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Free open-air jazz concert in Ursynów/Kabaty
Location: Park Przy Bażantarni, Przy Bażantarni Street (Ursynów), 7 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 11-14

Fair of Polish fashion
Location: Sadyba Best Mall, Powsińska 31 Street (Sadyba/Mokotów), 10 am – 9 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 13-15

Fitness Trade Show
Location: EXPO XXI, Prądzyńskiego 12/14 Street (Wola). Friday 10 am – 4 pm (only for businesses), Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm, online tickets. More in English.

  • September 14

The Festival of Muranów / Święto Muranowa
Location: green area at Andersa 13 Street, corner of Andersa and Anielewicza streets, 2 pm – 9 pm, free entrance. Attractions include concerts, workshops, garage sales, street food. Facebook event in Polish.

‘Grand Bazar’ – Fashion Fair 
Location: Dom Towarowy Bracia Jabłkowscy, Bracka 25 Street (city center), 11 am – 7 pm, free entrance. Clothes, accessories, jewelry, cosmetics. Facebook event in Polish.

‘Harvest – Village Festival’ – a fair of local products
Location: “MYSIA 3” center, Mysia 3 Street (city center), free entrance, 11 am – 7 pm. Farmers, craftsmen, and cooperatives from all over Poland. 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 “Never Again. Art against War and Fascism in the 20th and 21st centuries” exhibition. Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.

  • September 14-15

Fair of Unusual Things / Targi Rzeczy Wyszukanych
Location: Zoo Market, Solidarności 55 Street, Metro Dworzec Wileński (Praga), 11 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Crafts, jewelry, ceramics, glass, embroidered tablecloths, vinyl records, graphics, paintings, furniture. Facebook event in Polish.

Fair of Polish Design
Location: Plac (square) Konesera 2, Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga), 11 am – 7 pm, tickets 10 PLN. Furniture, lamps, ceramics, vintage, accessories, articles for children, decorations, wellness, plants. Facebook event in Polish.

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.

International Cat Show
Location: Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego (University of Physical Education), Marymoncka 34 Street (Bielany), 10 am – 5 pm. Tickets: 15 PLN regular, 10 PLN reduced. Facebook event in Polish.

Asian Embroidery Festival
Location: Museum of Asia and the Pacific, Solec 24 Street (Powiśle), free entrance, Saturday 12 pm – 8 pm, Sunday 11 am – 7 pm. On Saturday – a fair of Asian fabrics (Facebook event in Polish). Facebook event in Polish. Click here to read our tips on visiting the Museum of Asia and the Pacific.

Festival of Autumn Flowers – fair, guided tours, workshops
Location: Botanical Garden in Powsin, Prawdziwka 2 Street, 02-973 Powsin, 11 am – 5 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.

‘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.

  • September 14 – December 15

The International Festival of Theater for Early Years “Take Part in Art”
Location: the Old Armory (Stara Prochownia) building at Boleść 2 Street (the Old Town). Performances for children aged 0,4-6. Theaters from the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, and Denmark. More in English.

  • September 15

Festival of Asian Food
Location: Iskra Club at Pole Mokotowskie, Wawelska 5 Street (Mokotów), 12 pm – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Handbags Fair
Location: “Znajomi Znajomych”, Wilcza 58a Street (city center). Free entrance, 10 am – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Farmers’ Market / Healthy Food Fair in Ursynów
Location: a parking lot next to Ursynów District Office, Imielin metro station, al. KEN 61 Street (Ursynów), 9 am – 2 pm, free entrance. Regional food, vegetables, fruits, fish, dairy and meat products, honey, juices, organic food. Facebook event in Polish.

Archeological picnic at the medieval castle in Czersk
Location: Czersk Castle (Zamek w Czersku), Plac Tysiąclecia 1, 05-530 Czersk (south of Warsaw, 45 km from the center of Warsaw), 11 am – 6 pm, regular tickets 8 PLN, reduced tickets 5 PLN. Attractions include historical crafts demonstrations, archery track, weapons and armor, games, educational stands, concerts, dance show. More in English about the castle. Facebook event in Polish.

Dog products fair and event for dog lovers
Location: “MYSIA 3” center, Mysia 3 Street (city center), free entrance, 11 am – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Holi Festival of Colors
Location: Park Szczęśliwicki, Drawska Street (Ochota), 3 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 18-22

The Cross Culture Festival (Festiwal Skrzyżowanie Kultur)
Location: the Festival tent in front of the Palace of Culture and Science. The Festival features world culture and music: concerts, music workshops, screenings, exhibitions. Artists from Portugal, Spain, Mongolia, Nigeria, Brazil, Algeria, Gamba and Ghana, Lebanon. Website in English. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 20-22

Warsaw by Art
An event promoting art, organized by several art galleries in Warsaw. The galleries will be open for visitors, free entrance, offering many extra events like meetings with artists, owners, discussions, guided tours. Facebook event in Polish.

Warsaw Gallery Weekend
An annual festival (exhibitions and special events) of contemporary art, put together by private galleries in Warsaw. The galleries will be open: Friday 5 pm – 9 pm, Saturday – Sunday 12 pm – 7 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish and English.

  • September 20-28

Warsaw Autumn Festival (Warszawska Jesień)
Location: different venues all over Warsaw. The largest international festival of contemporary classical music in Poland. More in English.

  • September 20-29

The 23rd Warsaw Science Festival 
Different locations all over Warsaw. The Festival is organized by Warsaw science and education institutes and its goal is to promote science and share knowledge and the latest discoveries. The Festival includes weekend and weekday debates, workshops, lectures, tours, demonstrations, experiments. Detailed agenda in Polish. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 21

Night of the Temples / Noc Świątyń
Location: 25 different venues all over Warsaw, 5 pm – 11.59 pm, free entrance. A chance to visit Warsaw temples and places of prayer (synagogues, mosques, churches, and others). The event includes lectures, discussions, and concerts. 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 “Never Again. Art against War and Fascism in the 20th and 21st centuries” exhibition. Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.

  • September 21-22

Warsaw International Dance Championship
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre Warsaw, Skalnicowa 21 Street (Wawer). Dance Championships (Pro-Am and Lifestyle event) and Gala Ball. More in English.

Poster Festival / Festiwal Plakatu
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), Saturday 10 am – 8 pm, Sunday 10 am – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Food Truck Festival
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), Saturday 11 am – 10 pm, Sunday 11 am – 8 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 22

‘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 September: Nature is engaging in preparations for major autumn migration. During the September walk, participants will pay particular attention to movement, not only that resulting from the migration of birds, but in a more general sense. Facebook event in English. Click here to read more in English.

“Mamaville” Mother & Baby Expo
Location: EXPO XXI, Prądzyńskiego 12/14 Street (Wola), 10 am – 5 pm, free entrance. Clothes and accessories for kids and pregnant women, workshops. Facebook event in Polish.

Asia Festival – End of Summer
Location: Agrykola Park (a park next to Łazienki Park and Ujazdowski Castle), 10 am – 8 pm, free entrance. Attractions include presentations Asian countries, sports and games for children, workshops, relaxation zone and baby zone, original Asian sports shows, food. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 25-29

Fair of Polish fashion
Location: Blue City shopping center, Aleje Jerozolimskie 179 Street, (Ochota), 10 am – 10 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 26

“You Should Know This! Comedy Game Show & Science” IN ENGLISH – experts discuss important topics of  tissue engineering
Location: Akademeia High School, Ledóchowskiej 2 Street (Wilanów), free entrance, 6.30 pm. The show will be presented by Kevin Whittinghill is a San Francisco-based comedian and host who has performed at multiple comedy festivals and comedy clubs throughout the U.S. and George C. Engelmayr, Jr., PhD – a biomedical engineer specializing in the field of tissue engineering. If you’re interested in joining the event but you don’t attend Akademeia, please send a registration e-mail to barbara.kosewska@akademeia.edu.pl. Facebook event in English.

  • September 26-29

Fair of Polish fashion
Location: Wola Park shopping center, Górczewska 124 Street (Wola), 10 am – 10 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 27-29

La Folle Journée – Festival of the classical music (Szalone Dni Muzyki)
Location: Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera, Plac Teatralny 1 (city center). The Festival program in English.

  • September 28

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 “Never Again. Art against War and Fascism in the 20th and 21st centuries” exhibition. Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.

  • September 28-29

Sherlockon – a convention of Sherlock Holmes fans
Location: Ursynów Cultural Center, Kajakowa 12 B Street, 11 am – 6 pm. Attractions include workshops, lectures, cosplay contest, concerts, board games, demonstration of forensic techniques. Facebook event in Polish.

  • September 29

Farmers’ Market / Healthy Food Fair in Ursynów
Location: a parking lot next to Ursynów District Office, Imielin metro station, al. KEN 61 Street (Ursynów), 9 am – 2 pm, free entrance. Regional food, vegetables, fruits, fish, dairy and meat products, honey, juices, organic food. Facebook event in Polish.

PZU Warsaw Marathon
Many streets will be closed for car traffic. Start at 9 am in the Old Town area, finish at the area of the Multimedia Fountain Park. Website in English.

Warsaw marathon map

Holidays, observances & celebrations in Poland in September 2019

  • September 1

Commemoration of the anniversary of the outbreak of World War II
September 1, 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. The main commemoration event will take place in Warsaw with the participation of many world leaders. The key event will be held at the Piłsudski Square (Plac Piłsudskiego with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier), starting at 12 pm. Presidents of Poland, Germany, and the USA (vice president) will deliver speeches, there will be around 250 leaders from all over the world. You can expect commuting difficulties in the whole city (closed streets, detour buses, restrict parking). Some traffic difficulties in Warsaw can be also expected from August 31 until September 2.

  • September 2

The first day of school at Polish schools
The event includes short formal ceremonies (it’s not a regular full school day so parents may need to take a day off). The school year in Poland is divided into 2 terms: the winter term (pierwszy semestr) and the summer term (drugi semestr). While the first and last days of school are set the same for all of Poland, the winter break (ferie zimowe) times differ for each Polish province/voivodship. The dates of winter break in Poland in 2020: January 13-26, 2020 (the following voivodships: lubelskie, łódzkie, podkarpackie, pomorskie, śląskie), January 20 – February 2, 2020 (the following voivodships: podlaskie, warmińsko-mazurskie), January 27 – February 9, 2020 (the following voivodships: kujawsko-pomorskie, lubuskie, małopolskie, świętokrzyskie, wielkopolskie), February 10-23, 2020 (the following voivodships: dolnośląskie, mazowieckie, opolskie, zachodniopomorskie). The last day of school in Poland in 2020: June 26, 2020.

  • September 23

The first day of autumn
The astronomical (the autumnal equinox) and meteorological first day of autumn in Poland in 2019 falls on the same day. After the autumnal equinox, the days in Poland get shorter and the nights get longer until the winter solstice on December 22 – the first day of winter and the day with the fewest hours of sunlight in Poland in the whole year.

  • September 30

Boy’s Day (Dzień Chłopaka)
This holiday in Poland is the equivalent of Women’s Day, which is celebrated in Poland on March 8. On Boy’s Day, ladies give their loved ones (younger and older) a gift.

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