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      Polish Festival @ Fed Square in Melbourne

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      November 17, 2019

      Sunday  10:00 AM

      Swanston St
      Melbourne, Victoria 3000

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      Polish Festival @ Fed Square

      The Festival features an array of song and dance performances, merchandise and culinary delights guaranteed to transport you to the historical town squares of Europe. Now in its 15th year, the Festival brings a taste of Poland to Melbourne and transforms Fed Square into Little Warsaw.The Main Square hums with lively Old World atmosphere, with colourful dance and music performances as well as unique shopping opportunities. From exquisite amber jewellery to unique Boleslawiec ceramics and talented local artisans displaying their handcrafted wares, this truly is a market like no other.Children (and the young at heart) can get their face painted or dress up in traditional Polish costumes at the interactive photo booth. There are arts and crafts activities for kids, where they can make wreaths or a mask of the 'Smok Wawelski' (Wawel Dragon).The dancing isn't limited to the stage - there will be Polish dance lessons for adults and children throughout the day.Of course, a taste of Polish hospitality would be nothing without the fantastic food and beer. Although pierogi (dumplings), kielbasa (sausage) and bigos (hunters stew) may be a mouthful to say for non-Polish speakers, it's guaranteed you will leave with a love for Polish food. Spend time with friends, and make some new ones, in the Beer Garden with a variety of Polish beers and vodkas available. It is well known that when Poles get together, a good time is assured. Come along and find out why.   FAQs   Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? The Festival is for all ages - no ID requirements. 18+ ID will be required to enter the Beer Garden.   What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event? PUBLIC TRANSPORT  Train: Flinders Streeet Station. For more information about train services, visit Public Transport Victoria. Trams stopping at Federation Square Route 1 – East Coburg to South Melbourne Beach Route 3 – Melbourne University to East Malvern Route 5 – Melbourne University to Malvern Route 6 – Melbourne University to Glen Iris Route 8 – Moreland to Toorak Route 16 – Melbourne University to Kew Route 64 – Melbourne University to East Brighton Route 67 – Melbourne University to Carnegie Route 70 – Bourke St Docklands to Wattle Park Route 72 – Melbourne University to Camberwell Route 75 – City (Spencer St) – Vermont South   PARKING AT THE FESTIVAL Federation Square Car Park Accessed from Russell Street or Batman Ave (Exhibition Street extension – City Link)   FEDERATION SQUARE BIKE RACKS Swanston St (near Transport Hotel) 5 racks Flinders St (in front of ACMI) 13 racks Flinders St (in front of the National Design Centre) 7 racks Russell St (near the roundabout ) 6 racks River Terrace (near Zinc @ Federation Square) 5 racks Level 3 Car Park (west end) 15 racks   How can I contact the organiser with any questions? Contact us via our website Send us an email Message us on Facebook  

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