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1) Enjoy the International Pizza Day in Warsaw’s finest pizzerias
Mark February 9 in your calendars for the next decade or more – it’s the International Pizza Day and who doesn’t love pizza? Warsaw restaurants are preparing special menus to satisfy the needs and expectations of even the most demanding palates. The most recommendable place to eat your way through this delicious holiday is, by all means, Ciao Napoli. However, you can also check out other participating restaurants such as Taka Sytuacja (ul. Światowida 51a), I Like Pizza (ul. Bluszczańska 51), Spokojna 15 (ul. Spokojna 15).
When: Friday, February 7 from 12:00 to Sunday, February 9 at 22:00
Where: Ciao Napoli – Wąski Dunaj 4/6/8
2) Marvel at live ice sculpting in Łazienki
This year’s Sapporo Snow Festival will honor The Palace on the Isle from Łazienki by presenting its 1:1 scale monument. On Sunday, you will be able to marvel at live sculpting of Chopin’s monument in ice, from 3 p.m. you can attend special piano concerts in the Ball Hall (tickets for 1PLN) in the Palace on the Isle, and spectacular winter illumination of the Palace will begin once the Sun sets.
When: Sunday, February 9 from 14:15 to 20:00
Where: Łazienki Królewskie – ul. Agrykola 1
3) Dance your way into the weekend on silent disco in Capitol
If you like silent discos, Capitol is the place to be this weekend. You will choose from rap & r’n’b,80s & 90s, and house channels. The entry is free, renting headphones costs 15PLN.
When: Friday, February 7 from 22:00 to 05:00
Where: Capitol Warsaw – ul. Marszałkowska 115
4) Sew your #zerowaste shopping bag on BioBazar
#zerowaste is not only trending now but it also seems necessary to preserve the Earth as we know it. That’s why we recommend attending these short workshops during which you will make your own re-usable shopping bags. Participation is free, but if you want to take part in sessions at 10:30 or 11:45, you need to register earlier (email address: [email protected], subject: szycie woreczków).
When: Saturday, February 8 from 09:00 to 12:30
Where: BioBazar Fabryka Norblina – ul.Wołoska 3
5) Watch an epic rap battle in ISKRA
The one and only rap battle league is finally back! This time around, we will hear 12 rhyming-masters in 6 head-to-head knockouts. Maybe that’s where Polish Eminem will be born? Tickets cost 50PLN.
When: Saturday, February 8 from 20:00 to 3:00
Where: Klub Iskra – ul. Wawelska 5
6) Find your bargains on GRAND BAZAR
Yet another interesting pop-up market organized in the Marble Hall of Centrum Bankowo-Finansowe. This time, you will find there your fashion, cosmetics, accessories, design, plants, and vintage bargains.
When: Saturday, February 8 from 11:00 to 19:00
Where: Centrum Bankowo-Finansowe – Nowy Świat 6/12
7) Indulge in rare craft beers from Rockmill brewery in Jabeerwocky
Warsaw’s favorite craft beer pub invites us to check out Rockmill brewery’s classics as well as rarities such as very dark stout FRIEND OR FOE and bitter THREESOME IPA.
When: Friday, February 7 from 18:00 to 01:30
Where: Jabeerwocky – ul. Nowogrodzka 12
8) Eat your Kobe beef steak during Japanese Days in The Farm
An occasion to eat a Kobe beef steak seldom presents itself in Warsaw. This weekend will be different, though, thanks to The Farm. During their Japanese Days, they will be serving this gourmet delicacy alongside glasses of the finest Japanese whiskey.
When: Friday, February 7 from 19:00 to Saturday, February 8 at 22:00
Where: The Farm – Mokotowska 8
9) Feel the beat at Paul Kalkbrenner Night in Poziomy
Paul Kalkbrenner is an icon of modern electronic music. DJs in Poziomy will celebrate his legacy with a night filled with his music. The party of the weekend for his fans and other electronic music lovers.
When: Friday, February 7 from 22:00 to 05:00
Where: Poziomy – Nowy Świat 27a
10) Let the wine inspire you to become a painter on a Wine and Paint workshop
Unleash your creative potential with a few glasses of wine and paint your soul out on this unorthodox workshop. The entry fee is 150PLN and covers unlimited wine and finger food, as well as all materials necessary to paint a picture you will hang on your wall at home. You need to register by sending a message to https://m.facebook.com/WinePaintParty/
When: Friday, February 7 from 18:00 to 20:30
Where: Mindspace – Koszykowa 61
11) Celebrate Bob Marley’s birthday in Praska
Bob Marley would’ve been 75 this year. Celebrate his heritage to reggae, ska, and rocksteady beats in Praska. The entrance is free.
When: Saturday, February 8 from 21:00 to 01:00
Where: Praska – Brzeska 23
12) Do your weekend shopping on Regional Market in Galeria Młociny
Capital’s most hip shopping center organizes the regional market this weekend where you will be able to find traditional food and handmade products from Polish, Turkish, and Greek producers.
When: Thursday, February 6 from 10:00 to Saturday, February 8 at 22:00
Where: Galeria Młociny – ul. Zgrupowania AK Kampinos 15
13) Become a Jedi on lightsabers training in SaberArts
Every two weeks, you can participate in the training of the legendary Jedi art of lightsabers dueling. In order to participate, you need to register here. The participation fee is 30PLN.
When: Saturday, February 8 from 19:00 to 20:30
Where: Akademia SaberArts – Bekasów 6
14) Make your own herbal candle in Artowisko
Fill your house with a self-hand-made herbal candle, because that is with what you will leave this workshop.
When: Sunday, February 9 from 12:00 to 13:30
Where: Moonshot- Aleje Ujazdowskie 24/39a, buzz 111
15) Warsaw Alternative Tour
A city tour where you will hop on an original communist van restored to perfection and explore Warsaw’s hidden sights.
When: Every day
Where: pick up at your place/hotel
16) Make Pierogi (Traditional Polish Dumplings) from scratch
No trip to Poland is complete unless you try the famous Polish dumplings. Or, even better, learn how to make them yourself.
The name of this dish probably derives from the Polish verb “to drink”, making pierogi the ultimate choice for party food. The class ends with pierogi lunch or dinner, so we strongly advise you to come hungry.
When: Every day