Plan your year in Podlaskie

August 2019

3 August 2019
Sabantuy festival in Kruszyniany

Visit the Tatar village of Kruszyniany during the “Festival of the Plough” to learn about Tatar culture and savour their unique delicacies.

3-4 August 2019
Disco Under the Stars Festival in Białystok

With such pop stars as CC Catch, Maryla Rodowicz, Doda, Feel and Boys on stage of the iconic Disco Under the Stars Festival, Białystok will offer a weekend of truly amazing entertainment. The event will be broadcast live on Polsat TV channel.

3-4 August 2019
500 Kayaks

A great kayaking adventure on the Bug, one of Poland’s last unregulated rivers. The first edition of the rally took place in 2013, to mark the 500th anniversary of Podlaskie Voivodship.

4 August 2019
Polish "Floating Stuff" Championship

Traditionally, the first Sunday of August sees the Netta River in Augustów dotted with hundreds of quaint floating constructions. The “Floating Stuff” Championship is one the region’s most spectacular events.

11 August 2019
Podlaskie Bread Festival

Join 20,000 of visitors at the Podlaskie Bread Festival – a huge celebration of the harvest and bread-baking traditions.

10-12 August 2019
3rd Augustów Street Theatre Festival "Go Teatr"

The Augustów Main Square and the Netta riverbank boulevards will once again provide a scenic backdrop for street theatres from Poland and abroad, staging spectacular performances for the young and old alike.

14-17 August 2019
3rd Suwałki Film Festival

A thrilling feast for cinema lovers in the charming Suwałki District. A huge dose of bold and inspiring film-making and a unique chance to meet the artists.

29 August - 1 September 2019
East of Culture / Another Dimension Festival

Take part in various workshops, meetings and concerts during the interdisciplinary East of Culture  / Another Dimension art festival in Białystok. 

all August
Perseids in the Podlaskie sky

Spend the Night of Perseids in Podlaskie to witness this spectacular meteor shower in one of Poland’s least light polluted regions.


August in Podlaskie

Wrap up your summer holidays in Podlaskie with a visit to the village of Kruszyniany, where local Tatar community celebrates Sabantuy – an annual farmers’ festival marking the end of field works. Do not forget to look up at night and watch the celestial spectacles of shooting stars across the sky.

August in Podlaskie
Podlaskie forests boast
the largest population of European bisons in Poland.
The biggest herd lives in the Białowieża Forest.
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