Wild and Wonderful Festivals: Wheeling Polka Festival

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Wheeling Polka Festival

March 29-31, 2019

Feeling cabin fever after all this crazy weather? Wheeling Polka Festival is a fun, unique way to get out of the house and have a great. West Virginia is known for having a vast number of fantastic festivals, and this festival is no different. 

"Experience the 8th annual Wheeling Polka Festival March 29-31, 2019 at Wilson Lodge featuring live entertainment by the area’s most acclaimed Polka performers, dancing and delicious Polish eats." -- olgebay.com


Lucky for you, admission to the festival is fairly cheap. The festival offers a variety of ticket options: three-day pass, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. In order, the ticket prices are $40, $12, $16, and $17.

Food & Entertainment

Wheeling Polka Festival offers a variety of entertainment options during the event. Performers slated for the Polka Festival include Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men, The Boys, Versa J’s, Polka Family, and The NuTones.

Food that will be available at the event includes: Polish Pickle Soup, Haluski, Potato & Cheese Pierogies with Sautéed Onions, Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage) with Tomato Sauce, Grilled Kielbasa with Kraut, Pork Roast & Kraut on Brioche with Spicy Mustard, Meat & Cheese Plates, Margherita Pizza, and a Build Your Own Pizza option. Drinks and snacks will also be available at the event. Prices on food and drinks range from $2-$15 depending on the item.

According to the website, this is the proposed schedule for entertainment:

Friday, March 29
Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men

Saturday, March 30
Dennis Polisky & the Maestro’s Men
The Boys
Versa J’s

Sunday, March 31
Roman Catholic Mass with music by the Versa J’s (10:00 a.m.)
Polka Family
The NuTones

*Entertainment is subject to change without notice.


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