Mark your calendars for the 40th Annual Boyne Falls Polish Festival, it’s going to be huge!
The dates are:
Thursday Evening, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
July 31st, August 1, 2 & 3, 2014
We’ve updated the dates only on the website and the committee is working hard to have special events information to follow after the first of the year. Stay tuned!
At the Boyne Falls Polish Festival, we like to keep things fresh so this year we have added a few new attractions and features!
J.W.’s Custom Carvings by James W. Denkins, Chainsaw Sculptor – James W. Denkins has been creating works of art for over 20 years. His specialties include realistic humans and caricatures and is known for his attention to detail and lifelike proportions. He will be carving on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m until 8 p.m.
Donation to Northern Michigan Cancer Crusaders
Admission to the polka tent is $7 on Sunday and a portion of all proceeds will go to the Northern Michigan Cancer Crusaders.
Preparations for the Annual Polish Festival are underway! This year’s Festival is scheduled for August 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th. We will begin the Festival at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 1st, with Oldies Night. The vendors, carnival, and tent will open at this time. Vendors will be expected to be open Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Vendors will not be allowed to pull out early if they are set up on the main street. If you cannot set up for the full 4 days, please let me know on your application, and your vendor spots will be adjusted accordingly.
If you are interested in renting a space for this year’s Festival, please complete the enclosed application and return it with full payment by June 30th. We will not hold spaces if not paid in full. We will rent the space to someone on our waiting list. We may hold your check until the festival has started. Every effort will be made to give returning vendors the same spot as previous years, but we do reserve the right to make changes a necessary.
Setup will be after 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 1st. All others will be set up on the grassy lot and on the street one block south of the tent. These locations may be subject to change. We reserve the right to be the exclusive seller of all items that state Boyne Falls in reference to the Polish Festival. Due to our contract with the carnival, no food or drinks can be
sold by vendors.
You are responsible for securing your own tables and displays. Please keep your space clean and litter-free during the Festival and when you leave. Brooms and rakes are available at the information booth or at the tent door. Please return after each use. If you require electricity, you must supply your own HEAVY DUTY ELECTRIC CORDS. Some spaces are far from electrical outlets. Keep this in mind when bringing cords.
Lodging in the area: Boyne Vue (231)549-2822, Boyne USA 549-6000. Campgrounds nearby are: Young State Park in Boyne City 582-7523 and Whiting’s Park in Boyne City 582-7040.
Boyne Falls Polish Festival announced the launch of its new, updated website, www.boynefallspolishfestival.com.
The site features streamlined event information, as well as contact information for the festival. The site will also include an extensive news section.
“The new www.boynefallspolishfestival.com is a great way for the community to see what the Boyne Falls Polish Festival is all about.” said Sandra Erber, Co-Chair. “The site is clean, modern and easy to navigate; yet another way Boyne Falls Polish Festival stays current and cognizant of those looking to come out and have a great time and carry on tradition.”