Roncesvalles Polish Festival – September 17 & 18

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The day has arrived!

The Roncesvalles Village BIA proudly presents the 2022 Roncesvalles Polish Festival taking place this coming weekend, September 17th & 18th, in Roncesvalles Village, located in Toronto’s West End.

It’s been a long 2 years since we were able to be together to celebrate Roncesvalles Village, and the unique heritage and history of our neighbourhood.  Whether it’s your 1st time or your 15th, we can’t wait to say Hello, Cześć, Boozhoo, Tansi, and Bonjour and welcome you to Roncesvalles Village!

Entertainment: the 2022 Roncesvalles Polish Festival features 4 stages with more than 40 performances.  Alongside Polish folklore and dance, Polish choir groups and traditional Polish performance and polka, the stages will feature:

Hullmark Stage featuring: Anna Cyzon, Dancing Under the Stars with Impulse, Polmix, Mr System, Polanie and more.

Marion Stage highlights: Young at Heart – Copernicus Choir, Captain Darren Evorglens, Let the Good Times Roll Family DJ Show & Elvis Impersonator.

Scotia Bank Polka Mania Stage highlights: Mr Ed Guca & The Polish Canadians, John Gora & Gorale, Seven Michael Costa & The Beat and more.

NEW to the Roncesvalles Polish Festival this year is the addition of the Roncesvalles Village community music and arts festival, Roncy Rocks, which previously took place in June annually, and will be represented at the:

Sidorova Inwood Roncy Rocks Stage:
Featuring performances by Daniel Lanois and Friends, KC Roberts, Lydia Persaud, Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar and more.

Food and Shopping:  In addition to the delicious fan favourites, like Bigos, Pączek, and Pierogi, festival attendees can also partake in a diverse selection of tasty treats from the more than 40 local Roncesvalles Village Restaurants, Cafes, Bakeries, Bistro’s, and Bars.  This includes more than a dozen patios and 3 beverage gardens: Zywiec Beverage Garden, Copernicus Beverage Garden, and Great Lakes Brewery Beer Gardens.

Visitors and locals alike can take advantage of shopping at the sidewalk sales and street front displays of our Roncesvalles Village boutiques and merchants alongside festival vendors offering red and white tees and flags and of course Wianki.

Also featured: TD Family Zones with Midway rides, and Carnival games, Polish Cultural Displays, performance by Super Dogs, Roncesvalles Village BIA Kids Activities area, European Classic Car Display, busker zones and of course the Instagramable RONCY letters sponsored by Kal Tire.

Full performance schedules, festival map and details are available at:

Our appreciation to our other sponsors: the Roncesvalles Village BIA, Pollocks Home Hardware, St Stanislaus Polish Credit Union, Starsky, Meridian, Polish Government, European Fine Foods, Barque, Afarin & Co. Realty Inc., Roncesvalles Animal Hospital, Katika.

The 2022 Roncesvalles Polish Festival gratefully acknowledges the funding provided by the Government of Ontario.

Now entering its fifteenth year, the Roncesvalles Polish Festival is made possible by the Roncesvalles Village BIA, representing more than 270 commercial property and business owners in Toronto’s West End, and serving our community of more than 16 thousand residents for over 35 years.