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Syracuse, located in Central New York State, is a wonderful city and their Polish Festival is nothing less than SPECTACULAR! Here are a few photos and videos of my visits to the festival in 2011 and 2012. Be sure to come back to this page after the festival for updates.


Lechowia Polish Canadian Folk Dance Company from Toronto, Ontario regularly performs in Syracuse, New York. Poland's Jedliniok visited in 2017. Wonderful!
Lechowia Polish-Canadian folk dancers
Polish Festival vendor
Lcho
Lechowia Polish Canadian folk dancers from Toronto, Ontario.
Lechowia Polish-Canadian folk dancers
Jerry Rescue Monument

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Syracuse, New York

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Syracuse, New York
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Syracuse, New York
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Syracuse, New York
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Syracuse, New York
"Święconka" meaning "the blessing of the Easter baskets," is one of the most enduring and beloved Polish traditions on Holy Saturday.

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
927 Park Avenue
 Syracuse, New York 13204

Parish Web Site

SYRACUSE POLISH HOME
915 Park Avenue 
Syracuse, New York 13204 
Phones: 315-471-9348 / 315-471-9351

Polish Home Web Site
Click here to view more pics!
The Lechowia Canadian Folk Dancers 
at the  2012 Syracuse Scholarship Polish Festival
The Lechowia Canadian Folk Dancers 
at the  2012 Syracuse Scholarship Polish Festival
The Lechowia Canadian Folk Dancers 
at the  2012 Syracuse Scholarship Polish Festival
The Lechowia Canadian Folk Dancers 
at the  2012 Syracuse Scholarship Polish Festival The Lechowia Canadian Folk Dancers 
at the  2012 Syracuse Scholarship Polish Festival
The Lechowia Canadian Folk Dancers 
at the  2012 Syracuse Scholarship Polish Festival
The Lechowia Canadian Folk Dancers 
at the  2012 Syracuse Scholarship Polish Festival
The Lechowia Canadian Folk Dancers 
at the  2012 Syracuse Scholarship Polish Festival
The Lechowia Canadian Folk Dancers 
at the  2012 Syracuse Scholarship Polish Festival
Polish Heritage Library and Archives.
"Springtime on Park Avenue"
May 3rd Polish Constitution Ceremony​

Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli at the podium
Left to right:  Fr. Andrew Baranski, rector of Sacred Heart Basilica, Rob Synakowski , Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli, and Senator John A. DeFrancisco
Polish Constitution Day in Syracuse with Marty Uczen and the choir.
Bob Johnson of Polonia Music with Lechowia Polish Canadian dancers.
Melody Lane of Rochester opened the musical portion of the festival.
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CLICK HERE to find out about the Polish Art Collection at LeMoyne College
CLICK HERE to find out about the Polish Art Collection at LeMoyne College
More photos and videos of the Lechowia Dance Company are available HERE.
Zespół Pieśni i Tańca Jedliniok

Clinton Square is an ideal festival venue.
Miss Polonia contestants
Jasiu and Sue Klocek of Salt City Brass are always great~
Festival goers
Emcee Gary Sroka
Just for fun!

2018 Syracuse Polish Festival
64th Annual Syracuse Polish Festival  
June 22, 23 & 24, 2018 

​The three-day Syracuse Polish Festival is a family-friendly celebration of Polish culture, heritage, and traditions. The festival goal is to provide a variety of entertainment, including the sounds of Polka, Pop/Jazz, Dance-Funk music along with beautiful folklore and contemporary dance performances by the group “Lechowia” from Canada. The festival is also an opportunity to award the annual scholarships for talented students as well as honoring the “Pole of the Year” for the honoree who contributes to propagating and maintaining Polish culture in our community. MORE>>

64th Annual Syracuse Polish Festival will be held: June 22, 23 & 24, 2018. 

  Party under the sky…See you there !!!

  2018 Syracuse Polish Festival


The three-day Syracuse Polish Festival is a family-friendly celebration of Polish culture, heritage, and traditions .Festival goal is to provide a variety of entertainment, including the sounds of Polka, Pop/Jazz, Dance-Funk music along with beautiful folklore and contemporary dance performances by the group “Lechowia” from Canada.

Our event offers attendees a taste of Polish and American cuisine and Polish beer along with Polish and American arts and crafts. One of the main attractions is the annual “Pierogi Eating Contest” and “Miss Polonia” presentation.

During the festival, kids can enjoy a variety of hands-on arts and crafts and interactive games and inflatable activities for them. Our efforts are based on providing a fantastic, fun time to those who visit by holding high standards and ensuring comfort. We keep the whole family busy.

The Festival is also an opportunity to award the annual scholarships for talented students as well as honoring the “Pole of the Year” for the honoree who contributes to propagating and maintaining Polish culture in our community.

Our non-profit organization wants to wholeheartedly thank the people of CNY for their continuing support – our success motivates us to work even harder to provide them fantastic family memories.

2018 Syracuse Polish Festival Schedule

Friday, June 22

Noon – Polish Flag Raising Ceremony at Syracuse City Hall
4 pm – 5 pm Festival Opening Ceremony followed by Salt City Brass
5:30 pm Lechowia Dance Polish-Canadian Company From Toronto
6 pm- 7 pm John Steven’s Double Shot Band
7 pm “Pole of the Year ” Award announced for Charles Roman followed by
John Steven’s Doubleshot Band
7: 50 pm Lechowia Dance Polish-Canadian Company From Toronto
8 :10 pm Miss Polonia presentation
8:15 pm – 10:30 pm The Billionaires
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Saturday, June 23

Noon – 1 pm The Buffalo Touch
Lechowia Dance Polish-Canadian Company From Toronto
1pm -2 pm Stephanie America’s Polka Sweetheart
Lechowia Dance Polish-Canadian Company From Toronto
2 pm-3 pm The Buffalo Concertina All Stars
Lechowia Dance Polish-Canadian Company From Toronto
3:00 pm -4 pm Stephanie America’s Polka Sweetheart
4 pm – 5pm The Buffalo Touch
Lechowia Dance Polish-Canadian Company From Toronto
5 pm – 6 pm The Buffalo Concertina All Stars
Lechowia Dance Polish-Canadian Company From Toronto
6 pm-7 pm Stephanie America’s Polka Sweetheart
7 pm – 7:15 pm Scholarship Awards followed by Lechowia Dance Polish-Canadian Company From Toronto
8 pm – 10:30 pm The Epic Soul Band ( from Livingston,NJ )

On Saturday June 23rd at the request of and in cooperation with Syracuse Polish Festival and the Syracuse Polish Home Dogs Of War HMBUSA steel fighting group will honor the Battle of Grunwald/ small HMB demo as part of the annual Syracuse Polish Festival. The reenactment will be presented by Paul Kolenda from Chopin Language School.


Sunday, June 24

Noon- 2 pm Joe Stanky & the Cadets
2:00 pm – Annual ”Pierogi Eating Contest ”followed by Joe Stanky & the Cadets
3:00 pm-3:30 pm Miss Polonia Awards & announcement of Raffle winners
3:30 pm – 5 pm The Epic Soul Band ( from Livingston,NJ )
5 pm Festival Closing

Syracuse Polish Festival official opening hours :

Friday, June 22 ,2018 4 pm-10:30 pm
Saturday, June 23, 2018 Noon – 10:30 pm
Sunday, June 24, 2018 Noon -5 pm

 The Syracuse Polish Festival will be featuring 3th Annual ”Pierogi Eating Contest”
The contest will take place on Sunday, June 24 ,2018 @ 2:00 pm in the Festival stage arena.

Contestants will have 3 minutes to eat as many pierogis as they can.
Entry Fee: $20.00 Please, make checks payable to Polish Scholarship Fund, Inc.
Registration during the Festival, Friday and Saturday until 10 pm in the PSF Tent.
Eligibility: Open to all over 18 years of age.
Prize:
$125 women competition for the most pierogi eaten!
$125 men competition for most pierogi eaten!
Maximum number of contestants will be limited to 10.
Sponsors: Syracuse Polish Festival and Eva’s European Sweets
Lechowia

Lechowia