ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – Polish Fest Celebrates 40th Anniversary in Rockford
The streets surrounding St. Stanislaus Church were abuzz with excitement on Sunday as the 40th annual Polish Fest took place in Rockford. The festival, aimed at embracing and celebrating Polish culture, brought together people from all walks of life.
Embracing Polish Culture
Attendees proudly sported shirts showcasing their Polish heritage, creating a vibrant atmosphere that permeated throughout the event. Live Polka music filled the air, delighting locals and visitors alike. The festival also featured an array of delicious Polish cuisine, allowing everyone to indulge in the traditional flavors. Additionally, Polish dancers from Milwaukee showcased their talents, entertaining the audience with their lively performances.
A Family-Friendly Event
Polish Fest catered to the entire family, ensuring that there was something for everyone. The event organizers set up exciting bounce houses, keeping the kids entertained and engaged. Raffles added an element of anticipation, offering attendees the chance to win exciting prizes.
Supporting Church Renovations
The proceeds from Polish Fest contribute towards the renovation of the church parking lot at St. Stanislaus. By attending and enjoying the festivities, participants not only celebrated Polish culture but also contributed to a meaningful cause.
A Celebration of Community and Fellowship
Dan Jaworowki, co-chair of Polish Fest, expressed his enthusiasm for the event, stating, “We’re here to celebrate the Polish culture and share it with everybody. It’s a great opportunity for people in our neighborhood and beyond to come together, foster fellowship, and share smiles. Polish Fest offers countless reasons to rejoice.”
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