Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, located in Wyandotte, Michigan, will be having their 35th annual Polish Festival this weekend, Friday, Aug. 24 - Sunday Aug. 26. Wyandotte is the Polish-American community in Detroit's downriver area and it will be alive with the sounds of Polka music all weekend long.
The festival hours are Friday 4pm-11pm; Saturday 10am-11pm; Sunday 1pm-11pm.
Friday's festival features the music of the Misty Blues and Ethnic Jazz 5pm-10pm and fish fry dinners starting at 4pm.
Saturday's festival features the music of Kenny Knopka's Polka Cafe, Stephanie Pietrak, Eddie Blazonczyk and the Versatones, Glass Town Sound, and Echoes of Poland PRCUA Dancers 10am-11pm and roasted chicken dinners starting at 3pm.
Sunday's festival features the music of PRCU Rogalin Polish Dancers, DYNA Brass, Stephanie Pietrzak, Eddie Blazonczyk & the Versatones 1pm-11pm and roast beef dinners starting at 1pm.
Mass will be Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 6am, 8am, 10am and a Polish Mass at 12pm.
There is no admission charge at the festival and there is free off street parking on electric Avenue. In addition to the music and dinners mentioned above you will also find: hourly 50/50 raffles, drinks, bingo, dancing, polish food, big tent with 30 games of skill, imported Polish articles, and a wooden dance floor. So bring your polka partner and head on over for a weekend of fun, Polonia style!