Dyngus Day Cleveland: Portion of proceeds to benefit Polish, Ukrainian relief efforts
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Organizers on Friday announced that the 12th Annual Dyngus Day kicks off April 18 with “Polish dancing, paczki and piwo!”
The festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gordon Green in the city’s Detroit - Shoreway neighborhood.
Tickets are $30 a piece and include two vouchers for Polish beer, organizers said, and a portion of proceeds will benefit Polish and Ukrainian relief efforts.
The hybrid event is holding in-person events with limited attendance, according to organizers.
“Knowing that Dyngus Day is a true community celebration, we wanted to do everything we could to deliver the traditions, even if it looks a bit different this year,” Adam Roggenburk, president of USA Expo, said in a news release.
“We are giving people and businesses a way to come together – even virtually – with the full intent to bring back Dyngus Days to the streets in 2023,” he continued.
The Polish tradition of Dyngus Day observes the end of Lent of the joy of Easter.
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