Celebrate Dożynki with authentic food, folk music, & more at Polish Harvest Festival in Spring Branch

Dance Group Wawel at Polish Harvest Festival | Photo: Stan Aponiuk

Savor authentic cuisine, folk music, and more during the annual tradition of Dożynki at the Polish Harvest Festival in Spring Branch from Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 22, 2019.

In celebration of the end of harvest season, the annual Polish Harvest Festival offers a memorable weekend steeped in Poland’s rich culture with delicious delicacies, gleeful folk music and dance, unique market finds, and more.

With the centuries-old Polish tradition of Dożynki taking center stage, the Polish Harvest Festival is highlighted by the sights and sounds of traditional folk dancing, entertainment from Dance Group Wawel and children from Nicolaus Copernicus Polish School, Grammy-nominated polka extraordinaire Alex Meixner, live DJ music, and the return of festival favorites.

Polish Harvest Festival | Photo: Stan Aponiuk

Traditional Tastes

The best way to arrive at Polish Harvest Festival is ready to eat as you’ll find a sampling of authentic, delectable fare that includes pierogi (stuffed dumplings), bigos (hunter’s stew), kielbasa (sausage), and more from multiple serving stations. Pair your meal with a variety of drinks, including Polish and local craft beers.

Throughout the weekend, attendees can also dive into sweet traditional desserts at the pastry station or from Krysia’s Famous Polish Dessert booth.

Cash, check, and all major credit cards are accepted when purchasing food and beverage tickets at the entrance.

Folk dancing at Polish Harvest Festival | Photo: Stan Aponiuk

Trinkets & Treasures

Among the numerous booths lining the street, Polish Harvest Festival guests can browse the outdoor market to find unique and authentic goods from local vendors.

Whether you’re looking to get a head start on holiday shopping or simply wanting to peruse at your own pace, shoppers can pick through everything from hand-painted wares to clothing and accessories.

If you’re after a truly one-of-a-kind item from Poland and the Polish diaspora, then place your bids at the silent auction that features a bevy of special pieces including vintage Polish crystal, linens, amber, dolls, and other treasures.

The Polish Harvest Festival is also a great place for kids of all ages, thanks to the Children’s Corner that offers exciting games, face painting, bounce houses, and more to children in attendance.

Local vendor market at Polish Harvest Festival
Local vendor market at Polish Harvest Festival | Photo: Stan Aponiuk

Polish Harvest Festival 2019

Polish Harvest Festival seating area
Polish Harvest Festival seating area | Photo: Stan Aponiuk

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