Roncesvalles Polish Festival Cancelled for 2020

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Following the City of Toronto’s announcement that events are cancelled through September 30 due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Roncesvalles Polish Festival will not be held this September 19 & 20, 2020. We want to thank you for your patience, your optimism and the opportunities you have provided us to host this amazing festival on Roncesvalles Ave. We would also like … Read More

Dziękuję (thank you) Roncesvalles Village!

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Did you get a selfie with our new #RoncySign? Share it to instagram with hashtag #RoncySign and we will add it to our Stories! Another busy Roncesvalles Polish Festival weekend is behind us! Thank you to all sponsors, staff, our event management co; Hypitch Marketing, volunteers, vendors, local shops and restaurants and especially those who attended!  We hope you enjoyed … Read More

Join us for The Roncesvalles Polish Festival

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Dancer in traditional Polish dress.

Cześć! This weekend will mark the twelfth year of the Roncesvalles Polish Festival,  the largest celebration of Polish Culture in North America! Indulge in traditional Polish dishes  including pierogi, kielbasa, bigos and cabbage rolls while dancing along with continuous live music on multiple stages including Polka and Euro Dance Bands, Polish folklore song and dance groups.  Saturday night enjoy the ever-popular Dance Under The … Read More

Roncesvalles Polish Festival Honoured at FEO Conference

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Festivals and Events Ontario announced the 2015 top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario at is conference this past week. These recipients represent the best festivals and events held in Ontario, a select group of celebrations which draw both an international and a domestic audience. The Roncesvalles Polish Festival was among the recipients of this award. Now entering its tenth … Read More

First photos from Polish Festival

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Photo: Kevin Gonsalves Toronto photographer Kevin Gonsalves captured some great images from this weekend’s Polish Festival. The photos were uploaded as part of his Project 60, a series depicting 60 themes each with 60 photos shot within 60 minutes over 60 days. The photos can be viewed as a Flickr slideshow here. While the BIA is still crunching the attendance … Read More

Kino Kultura: Revue Cinema celebrates Polish film during festival, Sept. 18-20

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From the Revue Cinema website: Where Roncesvalles Ave. and King St. meet, there sits an imposing bronze monument that’s about five metres high and four metres across. The sculpture is rent in half by a jagged vertical fissure, and its concrete base bears a single word running its full width: KATYN. How many of us who’ve walked or driven past … Read More

Construction? Festival!

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Roncesvalles is under construction, and we are working hard to earn your business. The RVBIA encourages our neighbours to continue to support business on Roncesvalles through this challenging time. Put your money where your house is—shop locally! GREAT NEWS! Everything is a go for the 2009 RONCESVALLES POLISH FESTIVAL, SEPTEMBER 19 AND 20, 2009. Read all about it here!

We Want YOU for the 2009 Roncesvalles Polish Festival!

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The Roncesvalles Polish Festival is a celebration of all things Roncesvalles, its great Polish heritage and what it is today: a vibrant, diverse neighbourhood brimming with talent. This September, let’s show Toronto what we’re made of. It’s your Festival, so get involved! We’re looking for local musicians, entertainers, artisans, artists and volunteers. Every year we showcase local talent on our … Read More

A Note From the Board

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To our neighbours, volunteers, businesses, sponsors, entertainers, vendors and visitors: Despite the rain and clouds, we pulled together and put on one amazing two-day party! We had over forty brilliant musical acts, over one hundred unique vendors, and well over 150,000 guests! You all helped to make this event our most successful yet! Thank you Dziękuję Bardzo Merci Beaucoup! Tony … Read More