Polish Hill Arts Festival

Craft activity family closeupThe Polish Hill Arts Festival is a creative, friendly and relaxed event. The festival features more than 30 local artists and contemporary craftspeople displaying and selling their artwork in a range of media, sizes and prices. Our vendors, performers and other participants tell us it’s their favorite.

Lungs Face Feet playing at festivalWe feature live music and performers, delicious food and hands-on  activities for all ages. Many of the artists, craftspeople and musicians are from Polish Hill or neighborhoods nearby.

Agnes Lechwar at IHM festivalHistory

The Polish Hill Civic Association produced its first arts festival in 2008, then called Art What You Got.

Festival nightIn 2010, the event was renamed to honor and promote the neighborhood. The Polish Hill Arts Festival is the biggest civic event of the year, drawing hundreds of residents and visitors to the intersection of Brereton and Dobson streets in the heart of Polish Hill.