• Saturday, November 2nd 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Cape Fear region is a unique coastal community that’s known for its variety of global influences, and visitors can get a first-hand look at this worldly flavor by attending the annual Polish Festival. Held in the smaller region of Castle Hayne, this family-oriented and fun festival features a wealth of food, music, arts and crafts, beverages, and more to provide a hefty sampling of everything this distinctive culture and heritage has to offer.

There’s a lot to discover at the annual Polish Festival, starting with the array of tempting food dishes and drinks. Attendees are welcome to taste and try a heaping assortment of traditional Polish dishes, including Kielbasa, Pierogi, Golabki, Placki Ziemiaczane, Kruschiki, Kolachki, Nut Rolls, Poppyseed Rolls and Strudel. Both Polish and domestic brews will be available, which includes the St. Stan’s Baltic Porter, which is brewed especially for this day by Wilmington’s own Front Street Brewery, and additional activities include a craft sale by local and regional vendors, kids entertainment and games, raffles, and so much more. Live entertainment is also on site to set a festive mood, and the event is free to attend for anyone who wants to discover more about this unique heritage, and to enjoy a lively and global celebration.