Pass the perogies, it’s time for Polish Festival Vancouver


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The seventh annual Polish Festival will return to the The Pipe Shop and Shipbuilders Square in North Vancouver this year, promising a colourful day of culture and community.

The family-friendly event starts at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, and offers puppet theatre, children’s activities, dance groups, live music, and more entertainment continuing through into the night. The fest wraps up at 9 p.m.

Vendors will be selling all sorts of Polish wares, from t-shirts and accessories to jewelry and arts and crafts.

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And then, of course, there’s the food. The Polish Festival will have vendors selling plenty of delicious traditional Polish food such as sausages, perogies, and pastries.

Polish Festival Vancouver

When: Sunday, September 8 from 1-9 p.m.
Where: Pipe Shop – 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
Cost: Free

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom