It’s Festival Time

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A Ukrainian Summer: Where to go & what to do.

Celebrate the arrival of warm weather with Ukrainian arts, sports, beer, food, music, dancing, culture, and much more. Scroll down for our guide to the top festivals in Philadelphia and the tri-state area:

  1. June 1-2: Jenkintown, PA – Ukrainian Food and Culture Festival: “Spirit of Ukraine”, St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church, www.mykhailivka.org
  2. June 16: Horsham, PA – Father’s Day Festival, Ukrainian American Sports Center Tryzub, www.tryzub.org
  3. June 14-16: Yonkers, NY – Yonkers Ukrainian Heritage Festival, St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church, www.yonkersukrainianfestival.org
  4. June 22: Perth Amboy, NJ – Ukrainian Festival, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, www.assumptioncatholicchurch.net
  5. June 23: Philadelphia, PA – Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus of North America Centennial Concert Series, www.eventbrite.com/e/ubc-centennial-concert
  6. June 29-30: Castle Creek, PA – Scared Heart Ukrainian Festival, Scared Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church Picnic Grounds, www.sacredheartucc.org
  7. June 29-30: Ellenville, NY – 19th Annual Lemko Vatra, Organization for the Defense of Lemkivshchyna, Ukrainian American Youth Association camp, www.lemko-ool.com
  8. July 4-7: Ellenville, NY – Nadiya Ye! Festival, Ukrainian American Youth Association camp, www.cym.org
  9. July 12-14: Kerhonkson, NY –  Ukrainian Cultural Festival at Soyuzivka, Ukrainian National Foundation, Soyuzivka Heritage Center, www.soyuzivka.com
  10. July 20: Parma, OH – Ukrainian Village Festival, St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, www.stvladimirs.org
  11. July 21: Philadelphia, PA – 110th Anniversary Celebration and Concert, Ukrainian American Citizens’ Association, www.ukieclub.com
  12. July 25-28: McKees Rocks, PA – St. Mary’s Ukrainian Festival, St. Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church, www.ukiefestrocks.org
  13. July 28: Buffalo, NY – Ukrainian Festival, Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church, www.holytrinitybuffalo.com
  14. August 16-18: Rochester, NY – 46th Annual St. Josaphat Ukrainian Festival, St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Church, www.rochesterukrainianfestival.com
  15. August 17-18: Lehighton, PA – Ukrainian Festival, Ukrainian Homestead, www.ukrhomestead.com
  16. August 25: Horsham, PA – 28th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival, Ukrainian American Sports Center Tryzub, www.truzyb.org
  17. September 7-8: Jenkintown, PA – Ukrainian Food and Culture Fall Festival, St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church, www.mykhailivka.org
  18. September 7-8: Kenmore, NY – Ukrainian Festival, St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, www.baltimoreukrainianfestival.com
  19. September 13-15: Silver Spring, MD – Washington Ukrainian Festival, St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, www.ukrainefestdc.com


Source: Slutsky, S. (2019, May 5). It’s Festival Time. The Ukrainian Weekly, p. S2 and S7.