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FAQ

Is there an admission fee?
There is no admission fee for the festival. 

 

Where do I park? Can I take public transport?

Kaiser Permanente graciously offers their parking lot during the weekend of the festival. Festival-goers can park there or on side streets in the Overlook neighborhood. We encourage you to take public transportation. The closest MAX stop, Overlook Park, is two blocks away. 

 

Is there handicap parking?

You can find handicap parking spots in front of the Polish Hall building on N Interstate Ave and also near the children's booth on the Kaiser Permanente parking lot. 

Are pets allowed?

Pets are allowed on a leash on festival grounds.

 

What are the festival hours?
The festival will be open from 11am - 8pm on Saturday and 12pm - 6pm on Sunday. 

 

Is this a rain or shine event?

The festival happens rain or shine. Our eating areas are located under tents and in the Polish Hall and our stage viewing area is also covered with a tent.

Can I volunteer?

Yes, our festival is run entirely by volunteers. Please visit our Volunteer page to find opportunities. 

Who does the festival support?

The Polish Festival is staffed by volunteers from the Polonia community, with all proceeds benefiting future cultural programming and community outreach.

Do you take credit/ debit cards?

Yes, all Visa, Mastercard, and American Express cards are accepted at the token booth. 

Will there be dancing?

Polish folk dancing will be performed on Saturday and Sunday. Please check the Activities page for more details.

Are there restrooms onsite?

There are porta-potties on Failing Street. 

Are there vegetarian options?

Our pierogi (sauerkraut and mushroom option as well as the potato, onion and cheese option) are vegetarian.  Our potato pancakes are vegetarian as well.

Are there gluten-free options?

Sometimes we have gluten-free deserts, but we cannot guarantee that there won't be any cross contamination. A detailed menu will be available soon. The beers we serve are not gluten-free. Our kielbasa, bigos and potato pancakes are gluten-free. 

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