September 2022 in Warsaw: ideas and tips for making the most of your autumn in Warsaw
- Jump to apple picking in the Warsaw area
- Jump to pumpkin farms in the Warsaw area
- Jump to events (fairs, festivals, concerts) in Warsaw in September 2021
- Jump to ideas for day trips from Warsaw (heather field, maze, eco-farm, Kampinos forest)
- Jump to parks to relax in September in Warsaw
- Jump to ideas for things to do in Warsaw in September (outdoor & indoor)
- Jump to weather in Poland in September
- Jump to dates to remember in Poland in September 2022
- Jump to Sunday trade ban in Poland in September 2022
“Jedziemy na Jabłka” (We’re going for apple picking) is an orchard located 80 km south of Warsaw. Its owners speak English.
- Start of a new season: September 17, 2022.
- Location: Rogolin 15, 26-807 Rogolin (about 80 km south of Warsaw, location on Google map).
- Every autumn weekend until the last apple.
- Booking is not required (you need to contact them in advance only if you want to come on a weekday).
- Website in English. Facebook page.
You will find some options for fruit and vegetable picking in the Mazowieckie region on this website (myzbieramy.pl). Please note that you need to contact a selected orchard/garden/farm to book a slot in most cases.
Pumpkin farm ‘Dyniolandia’ in northwestern Warsaw
- Location: Dyniolandia – Farma Wuja Toma, Kazimierza Wóycickiego 41 Street, location on Google map.
- Monday – Friday 12 pm – 8 pm, Saturday – Sunday 10 am – 8 pm.
- Monday – Friday 12 pm – 4 pm: PLN 25 / person; 4 pm – 8 pm: PLN 35 / person. Saturday – Sunday 10 am – 8 pm: PLN 35 / person. Free admission for children up to 1-year-old. You can pay by card.
- Pumpkin farm, fun park, mini zoo, sensory education path for preschoolers, and other attractions.
- Website, Facebook, Instagram.
Pumpkin farm in Powsin, south of Warsaw
- Re-opened from September 7, 2022. Open until October 31, 2022.
- The most convenient way to get there is by car (the farm’s location on Google map). By bus: bus line 710 from Metro Kabaty or 139 from Metro Wilanowska. Address: Przyczółkowa 2k Street, 02-968 Warszawa.
- Open every day: 9 am – 6 pm.
- No need to make reservations.
- Admission: 28 PLN. You can pay by credit card.
- Additional attractions include a mini and petting zoo – alpacas, geese, ducks, turkeys, chickens, rabbits, goats (you can bring carrots and green leaves to feed rabbits and goats); photo on the tractor; straw maze; swings.
- Website, Facebook.
Pumpkin farm ‘Dynioland’ in Wieliszew, north of Warsaw
- Open every weekend during summer and autumn.
- The most convenient way to get there is by car (the farm’s location on Google map). Address: Willowa 341/1 Street, 05-135 Wieliszew.
- Open to groups during the weekdays, individual visitors only on weekends (please check current opening hours on their Facebook).
- Cash only.
- Additional attractions include a mini zoo – chickens, ducks, geese, pentarks, rabbits, lamb; straw maze; mini-zoo; visiting the garden (herb and vegetable corner) and the field; a place for a barbecue/fireplace.
- You can buy pumpkin soup, cakes, juices, lemonades.
- Website, Facebook, Instagram.
Pumpkin festival in Wilanów/Zawady
- Open from September 24 until October 30, 2022, at a cafe in Wilanów.
- Location: Syta 139 “Ogród małych przyjemności”, Syta 139 Street (Wilanów/Zawady). The most convenient way to get there is by car (the location on Google map).
- Attractions include pumpkin workshops, a pumpkin menu daily (e.g. pumpkin soup, pumpkin pancakes, muffins, pumpkin cake, tea), decorations.
- You can pay by credit card.
- Facebook page.
Guided tour IN ENGLISH at The Museum of Modern Art
Every Saturday in September and October 1. Location: “Museum on the Vistula” Pavilion, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 22 Street (on the Vistula bank), 4 pm. The tour is included in the ticket price (5/15 PLN). Facebook event in English. More about the exhibition in English.
Famous outdoor piano recitals in the Łazienki Royal Park (UNTIL SEPTEMBER 25)
Every Sunday in September. Location: Royal Łazienki Garden, the area next to the Chopin Monument, closer entrance – from Aleje Ujazdowskie Street. The exact location of recitals on Google map. Famous outdoor piano recitals of Chopin music in the Łazienki Royal Park are back from May 15, after a two-year pandemic break. Next to the monument of Fryderyk Chopin, in the park, there is a piano on which Chopin’s music is played by award-winning pianists from Poland and abroad. Every Sunday until September 25, 2 concerts: 12 pm and 4 pm. Free entrance. Our tips in English on visiting the Łazienki Royal Park.
Multimedia shows at Fountain Park
Every Friday & Saturday in September. Location: Multimedia
Chess by the Vistula River – free event
Every Saturday in September. Location: the Vistula Boulevard, Bulwar Pattona (location on Google map), part of the Boulevard close to the Copernicus Science Center (Powiśle), free entrance, 3 pm – 8 pm. The rules are simple: come and play chess. Free admission for everyone, regardless of the chess level – there are chess instructors on-site who will teach you to play chess from scratch. Facebook event in Polish.
Historical picnic at the medieval castle ruins in Czersk
Every weekend in September. Location: Czersk Castle (Zamek w Czersku), Plac Tysiąclecia 1, 05-530 Czersk (40 km south of Warsaw). Everyday life in various historical periods – presentation of old crafts, martial arts, cuisine, tournaments, workshops. Our tips in English on visiting the Czersk Castle.
The “Breakfast Market” in Żoliborz and Mokotów / Targ Śniadaniowy – an outdoor shopping & street food
Every weekend in September (weather permitting). Every Saturday in Żoliborz, location: al. Wojska Polskiego 1 Street, corner of Śmiała Street (Żoliborz), 9 am – 4 pm. Every Sunday in Mokotów: location: Skwer Grupy AK “Granat”, corner of Puławska and Woronicza Street (Mokotów), 10 am – 5 pm. Free entrance. Street food, ice cream, bread, pastries, vegan delicatessen, vegetables, fruits, etc. Facebook page. Please note that due to the weather conditions, some of the outdoor events may be canceled last minute (it’s recommended to check their Facebook events for information before heading out).
Hip Hop Festival in the town of Konstancin
September 2. Location: Konstancin Cultural Center (Konstanciński Dom Kultury), Mostowa 15 Street, the town of Konstancin. Facebook event in Polish.
Latinoamerica Fest – food, products, cultural events
September 2-4. Location: Hala Gwardii
Street Food Festival and Holi Festival of Colors in Bemowo
September 2-4. Location: Park
Street food festival in Gocław/Praga
September 2-4. Location: Park nad Balatonem (Gocław/Praga Południe), Friday 3 pm – 8 pm, Saturday & Sunday 12 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.
Weekend with Indonesia at the “Breakfast Market” in Żoliborz / Targ Śniadaniowy – an outdoor shopping & street food
September 3. Location: al. Wojska Polskiego 1 Street, corner of Śmiała Street (Żoliborz), 9 am – 4 pm. Free entrance. Street food, ice cream, bread, pastries, vegan delicatessen, vegetables, fruits, etc. This weekend – Indonesian food, and cultural events. Facebook page. Facebook event in Polish.
The Vistula Festival
September 3. Different locations along the Vistula boulevards and beaches. Attractions include concerts, shows, Riverlights parade of boats. Facebook event in Polish.
“Fair of Nice Things / TRŁ – Targi Rzeczy Ładnych” – furniture, ceramics, plants, toys, posters
September 3-4. Location: EXPO XXI, Prądzyńskiego 12/14 Street (Wola), 11 am – 7 pm. Facebook page in Polish.
Fair of clothes, accessories, jewelry, design
September 3-4. Location: Elektrownia Powiśle shopping center, Dobra 42 Street (Powiśle), free entrance, Saturday 11 am – 9 pm, Sunday 11 am – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.
International Festival of Street Puppet Theaters “Puppet on the Stage”
September 3-4. Location: New Town Market Place / Rynek Nowego Miasta (city center, the area of the old town), free entrance. Facebook page in Polish.
19th Jewish Culture Festival “Singer’s Warsaw” (Warszawa Singera)
Until September 4. 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. Facebook page.
Weekend with Indonesia at the “Breakfast Market” in Mokotów / Targ Śniadaniowy – an outdoor shopping & street food
September 4. Location: Skwer Grupy AK “Granat”, corner of Puławska and Woronicza Street (Mokotów), 10 am – 5 pm. Free entrance. Street food, ice cream, bread, pastries, vegan delicatessen, vegetables, fruits, etc. This weekend – Indonesian food, and cultural events. Facebook page. Facebook event in Polish.
Horse Day – free outdoor event in Łazienki Royal Garden
September 4. Location: Łazienki Royal Garden, free entrance. An event for horse lovers – attractions related to equestrianism, competitions, shows. Facebook event in Polish.
Street food market in Bielany – an outdoor shopping & street food
September 4. Location: a green area next to the Bielany District Office (Urząd Dzielnicy Bielany), Stefana Żeromskiego 29 Street (Bielany), 10 am – 3 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.
Fair and exhibition of exotic animals and plants
September 4. Location: Sports Center (OSiR Praga) at Siennicka 40 Street (Praga), 10 am – 4 pm, children up to 6 free (online tickets). Snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, snails, insects, spiders, ants, fish, and plants from all over the world. Facebook event in Polish.
Fair of Dresses – autumn edition
September 4. Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), 11 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.
The Cross Culture Festival (Festiwal Skrzyżowanie Kultur)
September 9-11. Location: Teatr Dramatyczny theater, the Palace of Culture and Science. The Festival features world culture and music: concerts, workshops, and workshops for children. Artists from Italy, Greece, Belarus, Ukraine, France, Estonia, and Korea. Website in English. Facebook event in Polish.
Street Food Festival and Holi Festival of Colors in Białołęka
September 9-11. Location: Park Picassa, Friday 3 pm – 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday 12 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. Facebook event in Polish – Holi (Sunday, from 2 pm – 6 pm).
Street Food Festival and Holi Festival of Colors in Targówek
September 9-11. Location: Arthouse Kołowa, Friday 3 pm – 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday 12 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. Facebook event in Polish – Holi (Sunday, from 2 pm – 6 pm).
Warsaw Fantasy Fair – books, clothes, accessories
September 10-11. Location: Dom Towarowy Bracia Jabłkowscy, Bracka 25 Street (city center), Saturday 10 am – 8 pm, Sunday 10 am – 6 pm, regular tickets 10 PLN, children up to 13 5 PLN, children under 7 free entrance. Click here to read more in Polish. Facebook event in Polish.
Runmageddon – mud run & obstacle course race for adults and kids
September 10-11. Location: Park Wodny Suntago Water Park, ul. Nowy Świat 1, 96-320 Wręcza. The autumn edition of the event includes intro, recruit, kids, junior runs. More in Polish. Facebook event in Polish.
Sunday Yoga in Łazienki Royal Garden
September 11. Location: Łazienki Royal Garden, 10 am, click here to check the meeting point (the area next to the Palace on the Isle). Families with children are welcome. There is no need to sign up. Facebook event in Polish and English.
Railway Modeling Fair (Giełda Modeli Kolejowych)
September 11. Location: Warsaw
Warsaw Autumn Festival (Warszawska Jesień) – International Festival of Contemporary Music
September 16-24. Location: different venues all over Warsaw. The largest international festival of contemporary classical music in Poland. The Festival includes events dedicated to children. More in English.
World Cleanup Day Warsaw
September 17. Volunteers across 190+ countries, including Poland and Warsaw, will gather on September 17 to clean up litter and waste. This year’s event in Warsaw will be taking place along the Vistula river, plastic bags and gloves will be provided. Facebook page in Polish.
Royal Craft Festival (Królewski Festiwal Rzemiosł) – presentation of old professions and forgotten craft techniques
September 17-18. Location: the courtyard of the Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street (Wilanów), 10 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.
Vintage Fair (“Jestem Vintage“) – fair of second-hand clothes, accessories, jewelry
September 17-18. Location: Elektrownia Powiśle shopping center, Dobra 42 Street (Powiśle), free entrance, Saturday 10 am – 9 pm, Sunday 11 am – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.
Fair and festival of upcycling, handicrafts, design (“Przerób-My”)
September 17-18. Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.
Street food market in Bielany – an outdoor shopping & street food
September 18. Location: a green area next to the Bielany District Office (Urząd Dzielnicy Bielany), Stefana Żeromskiego 29 Street (Bielany), 10 am – 3 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.
“Mamaville” Mother & Baby Expo
September 18. 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.
Festival of classical music (Szalone Dni Muzyki)
September 23-25. Three locations: Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera, Plac Teatralny 1 (city center); Grochowska 272 Street, Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra Rehearsal Concert Hall (Praga); The Church of Art Communities, Senatorska 18b Street (city center). The Festival includes events dedicated to children. The Festival’s website in English. Facebook page in Polish.
Open Day at the French Embassy in Warsaw – free event
September 24. Location: Embassy of France (Ambasada Francji), Jazdów 9 Street (city center), free entrance (no need to register), 11 am – 6 pm. Attractions include cultural events for children and adults, games and attractions dedicated to children, concerts, diplomatic protocol lessons, a meeting with the Ambassador, an opportunity to see a model of a tank from the First World War. Presentation of the everyday life of the Embassy and the work of the diplomatic office, the department of cultural and academic cooperation, the military mission, and the consulate. Stands of French craftsmen, restaurateurs, and sellers. Kids in the City is excited to be a media partner of the event. Facebook event in Polish and French. More on the Embassy’s website in Polish and in French.
Interior of 4 historic train wagons open to visitors
September 25. Location: Warsaw Railway Museum (Stacja Muzeum), Towarowa 3 Street (Wola), 10 am – 6 pm. Entry to the wagons is included in the admission ticket (children up to 7 free entrance). The Museum website in English. Facebook event in Polish.
Sunday Yoga in Łazienki Royal Garden
September 25. Location: Łazienki Royal Garden, 10 am, click here to check the meeting point (the area next to the Palace on the Isle). Families with children are welcome. There is no need to sign up. Facebook event in Polish and English.
September 25. Many streets in Warsaw will be closed for car traffic. Start at 8 am at Konwiktorska Street in the city center, finish in the area of the Multimedia Fountain Park in the city center. Website in English.
Photo source: www.maratonwarszawski.com
Warsaw Coffee Market
September 30 – October 2. Location: Hala Gwardii, Plac Żelaznej Bramy 1 (city center), Friday-Saturday 10 am – 8 pm, Sunday 10 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.
- A corn maze, 40 km from Warsaw
A new attraction near Warsaw – a corn maze, called in Polish Labirynt Królowej Bony. It is located 40 km south of Warsaw in the town of Czersk, close to the Vistula River and medieval castle ruins (click here to read our tips on visiting medieval castle ruins in Czersk).
- Location: Labirynt Królowej Bony, ul. Sadowa 1, 05-530 Czersk location on Google map.
- Opening hours: during the summer holidays in July and August, the maze is open daily, in September, it’s open only during the weekends, 10.30 am – 7 pm.
- Tickets: 28 PLN, children up to 4 years old free entrance, online tickets.
- The area of the maze is 10,000 square meters.
- Website, Facebook.
- A beautiful heather area & photo spot – Heathland Mostówka / Wrzosowisko Mostówka, 50 km from Warsaw
Heathers in Poland begin to bloom at the turn of August and September. It is worth hurrying – we have time more or less until mid-September.
Where to see heather in bloom around Warsaw? One of the popular outdoor photoshoot locations –Wrzosowisko Mostówka (weather in Polish – wrzos, the Polish name of September – wrzesień comes from the heathers).
Wrzosowisko Mostówka is open to everyone heather field, located 50 km from Warsaw, 40 minutes drive north-east of Warsaw, in the direction of Wyszków / Białystok. The most convenient way to get there is by car (Wrzosowisko Mostówka’s location on Google Maps). You can leave your car along Kolejowa Street and walk for a few minutes along the train tracks to the north, towards the village of Lucynów.
- A maze and play area “Labirynt pod Warszawą”, 30 km from Warsaw
“Labirynt pod Warszawą” is a maze and play area located in the town of Milanówek, 30 km from Warsaw. The Labyrinth is a small family amusement park, with a cozy atmosphere. Location: Labirynt pod Warszawą, Konopnickiej 2 Street, 05-822 Milanówek (location on Google map). For more information contact Labirynt at email@example.com or on their website, Facebook or Instagram.
To go through the maze, you can choose one of several routes that are either bilingual in Polish and in English or universal in terms of language. The routes vary in difficulty according to age. They take from 40 minutes to 1,5 hours to complete.
- “Park of Poland – Suntago” – indoor & outdoor water park in central Poland, 60 km out of Warsaw
The largest indoor water park in Europe, including 18 pools with a total surface of 3500 square meters (a tropical pool, a thermal pool, and a giant wave pool).
Attractions for kids include 30 slides with a total length of 3,5 km, a paddling pool, a heated water playground, the adventure river, playgrounds.
Location: Park of Poland – Suntago, Nowy Świat 1 Street, 96-300 Wręcza (location on Google map). Online tickets. Website in English. Facebook page. Our post featuring indoor and outdoor water parks in Poland.
- Educational Eco Farm: a 1-hour drive east of Warsaw
Educational Eco Farm is located a 1-hour drive east of Warsaw. It includes an orchard, an apiary, and a field of vegetables and fruits. The owners of the farm speak Polish and English and invite everyone interested in nature and ecology, particularly families with children, to visit the farm.
- Kampinos Forest near Warsaw: 350 km of hiking trails
The Kampinos Forest (Puszcza Kampinoska) is located right next to the northwestern border of Warsaw. Most of its area is protected within the Kampinoski National Park (Kampinoski Park Narodowy). This is very unique on a global scale – the national park borders the capital of the state!
Visitors can enjoy here 350 km of hiking trails, a 200 km long bicycle trail, horse trails, 10 educational paths, 19 parking lots, and 12 rest areas located on the edge of the park.
Read more in our post on the website, including a detailed description of selected hiking trails (e.g. starting point, where to leave a car) and our tips: National parks in Poland: Kampinos Forest near Warsaw.
- Click here to find out more about one-day trips from Warsaw in our post. 20+ spots to explore (how to get there, opening hours, ticket info, photos).
- The Saxon Garden (Ogród Saski)
A green oasis in the heart of Warsaw, some of the trees are 250 years old! Just a few steps from busy Marszałkowska Street and the Old Town. You can visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier located in the Garden. There is a 24-hour guard post (2 soldiers who change every hour – children will love it!).
The Saxon Garden (Ogród Saski) dates back to the early 18th century. It was a baroque garden in the French style, the first public park in Warsaw, located next to the royal Saxon Palace (Pałac Saski). The Palace was blown up by the Nazis in 1944. The Garden was renovated, and now you can admire 21 baroque statues along the main avenue of the Garden, the fountain from the middle of the nineteenth century, and a sundial. Click here to read our post about the Saxon Garden.
- The Ogród Krasińskich Park
A historic park located in the center of Warsaw, just 700 meters from the Royal Castle. The park is a step away from the metro, bus, and tram stations. It can also be easily reached by car or bicycle. Park was founded in 1676 in baroque style, and meticulously restored in 2014. The name of the garden is related to the baroque palace located in the park, the first owner of which was Jan Krasiński. Currently, the palace houses special collections of the National Library (manuscripts and old prints).
The oldest trees in the park come from the end of the 19th century. There is a 2200 m² playground, a pond, numerous alleys and park benches, a historic fountain, and 2 fenced dog runs.
- The Skaryszewski Park
Skaryszewski Park is located in the Praga district. It was created in 1905. It’s one of the largest parks in Warsaw (smaller than Łazienki Garden and Pole Mokotowskie). The Park is unique because of a beautiful Kamionkowskie lake (kayak rentals are available). The Kamionkowskie Lake used to be a part of the Vistula river (today’s area of Skaryszewski Park and Saska Kępa used to be an island, and then a peninsula). In the Park, it is allowed to have a picnic or play on the grass. The Park alleys are suitable for biking or roller skating. Click here to read our post about the Park.
For more ideas for things to do INDOOR in Warsaw, please read our post that includes the list of ideas for fun (indoor!) activities for a bad weather day in Warsaw: Indoor things to do in Warsaw.
Explore Warsaw with our list of museums and galleries in Warsaw by district – there’s one to suit every interest and many of them are free to visit.
Ice skating on the indoor ice rink – Torwar, open from September 1
Location: Torwar, Łazienkowska 6A Street (city center). Tuesday & Thursday 8 pm – 9.30 pm, Saturday 6.30 pm – 8 pm, Sunday 11 am – 12.30 pm (including a separated area for kids) and 6.30 pm – 8 pm. During each slot, there is a rental and a sharpening room available. Learning supports are available to rent. Website, info about tickets, online tickets, and Facebook page. The Torwar ice rink is open until mid-May.
Guarded swimming area and beach at the Czerniakowskie Lake in Mokotów (UNTIL SEPTEMBER 11)
Location: Jeziorko Czerniakowskie, Jeziorna 4 Street (location on Google map). Open from June 5, 2022 until September 11, 2022: 9 am – 7 pm. Coastline length: 30 m. On hot days, it is worth knowing that in Warsaw there is a lake with a guarded beach. And the coolest thing – you don’t have to go far – the beach is in Mokotów! The lake in Polish is called “Jeziorko Czerniakowskie” and is the largest natural water reservoir in Warsaw. It is a water nature reserve – a protected area. The beach and swimming area are located on the side of Jeziorna Street. There are lifeguards on the beach and the water is regularly tested. In winter, the beach is a popular winter swimming place in Warsaw. Please note that due to its convenient location and small size, the beach is often crowded – especially during weekends and holidays. Website in Polish. Facebook page.
Gondola, canoes, and wooden boats in Park of the King Jan III’s Palace in Wilanów (Wilanowskie Lake)
Location: the park of Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street (first you need to buy an entrance ticket to the park). Opening hours: 10 am – 9 pm. The rental is located next to Pompownia building in the park – a pumping station at the Jezioro Wilanowskie Lake. There are available life vests, wooden boats (for 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children; 30 min – 40 PLN, 1 hour 60 PLN, 2 hours 100 PLN) and kayaks (for 2 adults with an additional child seat; 30 min – 20 PLN, 1 hour – 30 PLN, 2 hours – 50 PLN). 30-minute gondola rides every hour (up to 12 people). You can pay with a card. Facebook page.
Horse Racing at Służewiec Racetrack
Selected weekends. Location: Tor Wyścigów Konnych Służewiec, Puławska 266 Street (Ursynów), online tickets. Regular online ticket – 12 PLN. Regular ticket bought at the box office on the day of the event – 16 PLN. For children up to 18 – free admission and free tickets must be collected at the ticket office. Website in English.
Shopping in “Rysiny” – family farm in Białołęka
Location: Gospodarstwo Rysiny, Smugowa 30 B Street (Białołęka). Open Monday-Saturday. Family farm on the outskirts of Warsaw, where you can buy seasonal fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Website in Polish. Facebook page.
Eating out in one of Warsaw’s indoor food halls (and a bonus – outdoor seating is still available in September!)
Are you going out for lunch with a group of friends or family, but everyone wants something different? Sounds familiar? Food halls will settle restaurant selection fights. They offer a wide variety of ethnic cuisines and local restaurant concepts. A great solution for breakfast, lunch or dinner in a group – everyone orders from a different restaurant and eats at a common table. Click here to read our post featuring 6 food halls in Warsaw (a new food hall, opened in June 2022 – Fabryka PZO Food Hall, Elektrownia Powiśle, Hala Gwardii, Hala Koszyki, Browary Warszawskie – Warsaw Breweries, Fabryka Norblina).
An exhibition of a railway model made of Lego bricks
Until September 18. Location: Warsaw
An exhibition: The multisensory exhibition “Retro Warsaw”
Location: Fabryka Norblina, Art-Box Experience, Żelazna 51/53 Street (Wola), level 2+, 10 am – 9 pm, online tickets (children under 5 years old free entrance). The exhibition is based on digitally reconstructed archival materials. Visitors are taken back to Warsaw from 100 years ago – full of bustle, music, and colors of the interwar period. Thanks to the pioneering 360-screen immersive projection system, viewers can literally immerse themselves in the everyday life of interwar Warsaw, and feel its rhythm, unique atmosphere, and color. Time of the visit: 40+ minutes. More in English about the Exhibition.
A temporary exhibition at the Museum for Children (Muzeum dla Dzieci) – “Here and There” exhibition about traveling
Until December 31. Location: The Museum for Children is located in the city center (Kredytowa 1 Street). The same building and entrance as the Ethnographic Museum (Muzeum Etnograficzne). Location on Google map. Opening hours: Monday – closed, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11 am – 7 pm, Thursday 11 am – 5 pm, Saturday, Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm. Tickets: To visit the exhibition, you need to buy entry tickets to the Ethnographic Museum which houses the Museum for Children. Regular ticket: 14 PLN. Reduced ticket: 7 PLN (students and seniors). Children up to 7 years old free entrance. Free entrance: every Thursday. More in English in our post about visiting the Museum for Children in Warsaw.
Visit to The Foreign Languages Library (Obcojęzyczna) – the biggest library in Warsaw offering books in foreign languages
Location: Nowaka-Jeziorańskiego 24 Street (Praga), Gocław Cultural Center (Terminal Kultury Gocław). Location on Google map. All are welcome! It’s the biggest library in Warsaw offering books in different foreign languages. It has over 50,000 books, audiobooks, and films, including books for children and teenagers. Most of their collection is in English but there are also books in German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, and Croatian. Facebook page in Polish & English. Website in Polish and English. In every district of Warsaw, there are libraries that are available to everyone (including foreigners), free for everyone. Just come, sign up and borrow books! Many of Warsaw’s libraries offer books not only in Polish but also in other languages – books for both adults and children. How to check where libraries are located and which library in Warsaw provides books in foreign languages? There is an easy way to do that! An interactive map of Warsaw has been developed, by clicking on your district you can check the addresses of libraries that borrow books in foreign languages. Click here to explore the interactive map of foreign language libraries in Warsaw (by districts, a map available in Polish, English, Russian).
Visit to the Chopin Museum in Warsaw and piano recitals
Every Saturday & Sunday in August. Location: Frederic Chopin Museum (Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina), Okólnik 1 Street (Powiśle). Two concerts every Saturday and Sunday: 1 pm and 2 pm. Online tickets (regular tickets 28 PLN, reduced tickets 14 PLN). The concert ticket also entitles you to visit the Museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions. The concert lasts only 30 minutes – it’s a great opportunity to introduce children to classical music. Our tips about visiting the Museum. Our feature story about the Museum: You don’t need to leave Warsaw to visit the nineteenth-century Paris salons.
Chopin music piano recitals
Every day at 7 pm. Location: Fryderyk Concert Hall, Podwale 15 Street (the old town), 7 pm, online tickets. The recitals feature Fryderyk Chopin’s most famous compositions. Facebook page in English and Polish. Website in English.
Free DIY wood projects for children – Carpentry workshop in the center of Warsaw
Location: The carpentry shop “FabLab Wbijaj!” is located in the center of Warsaw at Stara 4 Street, (location on Google map (at the bottom of the slope, entrance from Boleść 2 Street), in the area of the playground of the Warsaw Family Zone (Warszawska Strefa Rodziny), in the vicinity of the Multimedia Fountain Park. Free entrance. The carpentry workshop “FabLab Wbijaj!” is a space dedicated to everyone who wants to learn about carpentry and recycling. The workshop is a municipal institution financed by the Warsaw authorities and all classes are free of charge. There are several fully equipped workshop stations, tools, and support from professionals who will show you how to use the available tools and how to do it safely. The carpentry shop has been adapted to work with children – lower stations, smaller hammers, lighter drills. The type of work performed is adapted to the age and level of advancement of children. Classes are family-friendly, the entire DIY process takes place under the supervision of an instructor, and parents are asked to assist children. Free pre-prepared kits to construct their own wooden toys (e.g. plane, horse, boat) are prepared for children. Of course, children can take home a toy they made with their own hands. Registrations are made only for organized groups. Families do not have to sign up. What time can you come to the workshop? The workshop is open every day. A schedule (grafik in Polish) is published weekly on the website. Classes for individuals (in Polish: Zajęcia dla osób indywidualnych) indicate slots when you can come to the workshop with your kids. It happens that all positions in the carpentry shop are occupied. What can you do waiting for your turn? While waiting, you can take advantage of the attractions of the Warsaw Family Zone where the carpentry shop is located. There is a playground, swings, slides, a playing field. Another option is a walk in the Multimedia Fountain Park or the Old Town. Website in Polish. Facebook, Instagram.
Indoor mini zoo/petting zoo
Location: Mini Zoo, Kolorowa 19/156 Street, poziom/level -1 (Ursus), Thursday, June 16: 10 am – 6 pm, Friday, June 17: 11 am – 7 pm, Saturday & Sunday, June 18-19: 10 am – 6 pm. At the Mini Zoo, you can feed and stroke the animals. The visits take place in the company of a Mini ZOO employee who will show and teach how to deal with animals. The Mini Zoo is located in the indoor heated room; tickets are available for purchase on-site, and no reservation is required. Facebook page. Website in Polish.
September marks the end of summer in Poland. Technically, the summer season lasts until September 23 but September in Poland is considered as an autumn month. After all, it’s the month with the first day of school at Polish schools (in 2022: Thursday, September 1).
The average temperature in September in Poland is 14°C / 57°F (just like in May). The average rainfall level in September in Poland is 53 mm (for comparison, July has the highest average rainfall in Poland: 89 mm, and February has the lowest: 31 mm).
The astronomical (the autumnal equinox – the sun is directly over the equator) first day of autumn in Poland in 2022 falls on September 23 and the meteorological first day of autumn on September 23. After the autumnal equinox, the day in Poland gets shorter and the night gets longer until the winter solstice on December 21 – the day with the fewest hours of sunlight in Poland in the whole year.
For many, September is their favorite month in Poland – neither too cold nor too hot and ideal for walking and admiring the fall foliage. This time in Poland is called poetically ‘Polish Golden Autumn‘ (Polska Złota Jesień). Nature in September will delight you with a unique palette of intense colors.
September is one of the few months in Poland with no public/bank holidays.
- September 1
Commemoration of the anniversary of the outbreak of World War II
September 1 marks the anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. Events commemorating the outbreak of the war are held in various Polish cities.
The first day of school at Polish schools
The event includes short formal ceremonies (it’s not a regular full school day so parents of smaller children 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. Our post covers winter school breaks dates in Poland by voivodships.
- September 17
World Cleanup Day
Different locations all over Poland. Volunteers across 190+ countries will gather to clean up litter and waste. World Cleanup Day – Poland (Facebook page, including events in Poland). World Cleanup Day – global website in English.
- September 23
The first day of autumn
The astronomical (the autumnal equinox – the sun is directly over the equator) first day of autumn in Poland in 2022 falls on September 23 and the meteorological first day of autumn on September 23. After the autumnal equinox, the days in Poland get shorter and the nights get longer until the winter solstice on December 21 – the first day of winter and the day with the fewest hours of sunlight in Poland in the whole year. Read more about the weather, changes in nature, and seasonal fruits and vegetables in Poland in September, October & November.
- 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 or prepare another surprise.
In September 2022, there is no shopping Sunday in Poland. The next shopping Sunday is on December 11. Click here to read our post about shopping Sundays in Poland. Read our post with the list of online stores in Poland delivering groceries to your home.
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