During the solstice of summer, there will be a pagan mass event, a curious “bubble” festival, the International Festival of Street Art and many more must-go events. Where will you go?

1) Wianki nad Wisłą 2018

Wianki Nad Wisłą is a mass event involving pagan traditions, music, and fireworks. The festival was originally a pagan religious event, from which some elements remained e.g. fortune-telling, flower compositions, and wreaths.

Where: Skwer Dywizji 1, Warsaw

When: Saturday 23 from 12:00 to 24:00

Price: FREE

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2) Bubbles Festival

Thousands of soap bubbles, demonstrations of creating huge bubbles, make your own bubbles.

Besides all that bubble making, there will be a DJ set and a food truck zone.

Where: Wał Miedzeszyński 345, Warsaw

When:  Saturday 23 from 12:00 to 15:00

Price: FREE

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3) Games of Polish People’s Republic at Hocki Klocki

At this event, you can try several “ancient” games from PRL times, and hunt for original comics, newspapers, puzzles, and many other gadgets from the Polish 70s and 80s.

Where: Boulevard Flotylli Wiślanej, Wioślarska 6, Warsaw

When: Sunday 24 from 14:00 to 18:00

Price: FREE

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4) International Festival of Street Art

Several street art performances and exhibitions taking place all over Warsaw.

Where: WARSAW (New Town Market Square, Słodowiec Metro, Szczęśliwicki Park, Defilad Square, Agrykola Park)

When:  Jun 23 – Jul 1

Price: FREE

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5) Free Fingerboard Workshops

Do you want to learn how to ride a mini skateboard with your fingers? Yes, “Fingerboarding” is really a thing.

Where: Krakowiaków 80/98, Warsaw

When: Jun 23 – Aug 26

Price: FREE

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6) Warsaw Holi Festival

A colorful party with a DJ, confetti and obviously “holi powder”! Great opportunity to release some energy or take nice pictures.

Where: Wał Miedzeszyński 345, Warsaw

When: Saturday 23 from 16:00 to 20:00

Price: FREE
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7) Plant exchange VOL. 3

If you have a plant that you would like to swap for another one, you can do it here.

Where: Nabielaka 8/10, 00-743 Warsaw

When: Saturday 23 from 10:00 to 18:00

Price: FREE
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PS: Kind of related to this event is the “Pension for plants”, where you can leave your plants while you are on holidays. The service is free.

8) Warsaw Improv Festival 2018

The Warsaw Improv Festival 2018 (2nd WIFe) is an international event for all enthusiasts and lovers of theatrical improvisation and alternative comedy.

It is organized by the Klancyk Foundation and Szkoła Impro in cooperation with Resort Komedii, Kino Muranów, and Instytut Teatralny.

Where: Kino Muranów (ul. Andersa 5) and the 2nd stage at Resort Komedii

When:  June 20 – June 23

Price: about 60 PLN per show

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9) Swift Campout × Lesovik

Swift CampOut is an international bicycle bivouac taking place to celebrate the summer solstice.

You’ll cycle to the Kampinos, sit around the fire, and sleep on a hammock.

Where: Kampionos, Warsaw

When: June 23 – June 24

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10) Joga Klub Open House and Pop-up Shop

Try an Ashtanga yoga or Pilates class in a quiet spot within the heart of the city center. Open to anyone of any skill level. All you need is a willing body and soul! And also check out the Pop-up Shop with local producers of yoga and fitness clothing.

Where: Joga Klub, Chałubinskiego 8 (entrance from the back of the Oxford Tower from the terrace)
When: Sunday, June 24, from 13:45
Price: Free
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