WARSAWESOME: YOUR WARSAW WEEKEND GUIDE (October 26-28)
The Warsaw Beer Festival is back in town, are you going? Besides that, there’s lots of cool stuff to do in Warsaw this weekend!
1) Warsaw Beer Festival
The Warsaw Beer Festival is the most prestigious craft beer festival in Poland and central Europe and gathers around 20 000 people every edition. You’ll find the best Polish craft breweries (no corporations nor big players are allowed), 750 different beers, 350 taps, and around 100 premiere beers. Most of the breweries are Polish but there will also be 2-4 interesting foreign breweries.
Beside beers, you’ll find many other attractions like best Polish food trucks, a table football tournament, pinball machines, tastings, discussions about beer and much more.
Remember to buy the ticket online to skip the kilometric line.
When: October 25-27
Where: Łazienkowska 3, Warsaw
Price: from 15 PLN
2) English Improv Workshop – run by Piotr Gasik
You don’t need theater experience. You don’t need to be a “funny person.”
Do you like Tina Fey? John Belushi? Bill Murray? Amy Poehler? And many more? They all have one thing in common – they are all are improvisers.
When: Saturday 27 from 16:00 to 18:00
Where: Długa 44/50, Warsaw
Price: 30 PLN
3) Warsaw Comic Con
The largest pop culture festival in Poland is back! You will meet many Hollywood stars from the popular movies and TV series such as The Vampire Diaries, Teen Wolf, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things, Lord of the Rings, Sherlock, SKAM, Riverdale and The Originals. And of course, concerts, gadget stands, and comic books collections.
When: October 26-28
Where: Aleja Katowicka 62, Nadarzyn
Price: 40 PLN
4) The Shining: Halloween 2018 at Koko & Roy!
We wrote about Koko & Roy in the past, the Polish American power couple is throwing a Halloween party at their awesome restaurant. You don’t necessarily need to go grab some food, their cocktails are top notch too!
When: Saturday 27 from 22:00 to 4:00
Where: Wilcza 43, Warsaw
5) Art Market
The Art Market is organized by students and graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. In the art market, you can find paintings, graphics, posters, illustrations, and photographs to decorate your home.
When: Sunday 28 from 11:00 to 16:00
Where: Plac Zamkowy 4, Warsaw
6) Good Design Exhibition 2018 at the Institute of Industrial Design
Innovative home design items like easy-to-clean carpets, oven with a touch screen, antibacterial countertops and several more. Moreover, it is a good place to start if you want to learn about the latest trends in wallpapers, fabrics, and floor tiles.
When: Oct 26 – Dec 9
Where: Świętojerska 5/7, Warsaw
7) The march for puppies
A march across the Old Town to promote the adoption of shelter dogs.
From 12:30 to 15 at the “Na Paluchu” stand in the Fountain Park you will be able to chip your dog for FREE!
When: Saturday 27 from 12:00 to 15:00
Where: Monument to Nicolaus Copernicus
8) Asian Horror Movies Night
Four Asian horrors movies for a terrifying marathon:
20:30 – “Dukun”, dir. Dain Said, Malaysia 2006/2018, 108′
22:20 – Snacks by Pani Onigiri and VIGO Kombucha
22:50 – “Folklore: POB”, dir. Pen-ek Ratanaruang, Thailand, Singapore 2018, 62′
00:00 – “Seoul Station”, dir. Yeon Sang-ho, South Korea 2016, 92’
The movies will have both PL and EN subtitles.
When: Saturday 27 from 20:30 to 01:30
Where: Gen. Władysława Andersa 5, Warsaw
Price: 55 PLN
9) Central Europe Knives Exhibition 2018
“Probably the biggest knives exhibition in Central Europe”.
When: Saturday 27 from 10:00 to 18:00
Where: Centrum Praskie Koneser – Plac Konesera 2, Warsaw
Price: 25 PLN
10) Halloween Party at Potok
Rock and Horror meet at Potok. Wearing a costume is encouraged, but dressing in black is mandatory.
When: Saturday 27 from 18:00 to 05:00
Where: Potocka 14, Warsaw
Price: FREE (people with a costume entering before 21:00 get a free drink)
FOOD EVENTS AND MARKETS
Check all the (past) Warsaw Weekend Guides here.