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Friday, May 31, 2019 - 4:30pm to Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 5:00pm

Join us for the annual St. Mary’s Johnstown PolkaFest featuring the best Polish and Slovenian bands in the world!  You'll enjoy three fantastic days of dancing, eating, shopping and FUN under our gigantic covered pavilion! It's one big Polka Party - Johnstown style! Best of all—admission is FREE!

St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church is located at 411 Power Street in the historic Cambria City section of downtown Johnstown. The festival is easily accessible from routes 56 and 403. Lodging is located within a few miles of the event. 

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2019 Schedule:

Friday, May 31
4:30 PM-6 PM: Rosie & The Jammers
6 PM-7 PM: Don Wojtila Orchestra
7 PM-8 PM: Polka Family Band
8 PM-9 PM: Don Wojtila Orchestra
9 PM-10 PM: Polka Family Band

Saturday, June 1
12 PM-1 PM Johnstown Area Button Box Club
1 PM-2 PM: Johnstown Polka Friends
2 PM-3 PM: Box On Band
3 PM-4 PM: Don Wojtila Orchestra
4 PM-5 PM: Box On Band
5 PM-6 PM: Don Wojtila Orchestra
6 PM-7 PM: Polka Family Band
7 PM-8 PM: Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push
8 PM-9 PM: Polka Family Band
9 PM-10 PM: Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push

Sunday, June 2
11 AM: Polka Mass featuring The Knewz
12 PM-1 PM: Johnstown Polka Friends
1 PM-2 PM: The Knewz
2 PM-3 PM: Box On Band
3 PM-4 PM: The Knewz
4 PM-5 PM: Box On Band

St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church Pavilion
411 Power Street
Johnstown, PA 15906