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article image2012 Polish Festival brings the crowds to Toronto's Roncevalles Special

By KJ Mullins     Sep 15, 2012 in World
Toronto - Today the crowds were lining Roncesvalles for the Polish Festival in Toronto's High Park area. Over 300,000 people took part in a day of food, music and Polish history.
There were games and rides for the kids on Roncesvalles today during the Polish Festival. As the kids played street performers entertained their parents with fire eating, music and more. The Canadian military was also on hand with displays and music.
Canada s military was on hand at the Polish Festival
Canada's military was on hand at the Polish Festival
Military bagpipes entertained the crowds at the Polish Festival
Military bagpipes entertained the crowds at the Polish Festival
Local businesses set out their wares for sidewalk sales along with a slew of booths that lined both sides of the street.
Food was everywhere today at the Polish Festival
Food was everywhere today at the Polish Festival
One thing was missing...cars. The entire street was a car free zone Saturday allowing the crowds to walk down the middle of the roads. It was a good thing as the area was packed.
Today the crowds were lining Roncesvalles for the Polish Festival in Toronto s High Park area. Over ...
Today the crowds were lining Roncesvalles for the Polish Festival in Toronto's High Park area. Over 300,000 people took part in a day of food, music and Polish history.
Food trucks were selling their creations left and right while food booths with Polish specialties were packed. Today was the day to get in bigos, pierogies and keilbasa. Other types of food was available with much shorter lines.
Polish food was everywhere today on Roncesvalles during the Polish Festival
Polish food was everywhere today on Roncesvalles during the Polish Festival
Roncesvalles became a residential area in the early 1900's. Today it is one of the most sought out neighbourhoods of Toronto with a diverse population merging with a strong Polish presence.
Local scouts had a booth at Polish Festival
Local scouts had a booth at Polish Festival
Today the crowds were lining Roncesvalles for the Polish Festival in Toronto s High Park area. Over ...
Today the crowds were lining Roncesvalles for the Polish Festival in Toronto's High Park area. Over 300,000 people took part in a day of food, music and Polish history.
Today the crowds were lining Roncesvalles for the Polish Festival in Toronto s High Park area. Over ...
Today the crowds were lining Roncesvalles for the Polish Festival in Toronto's High Park area. Over 300,000 people took part in a day of food, music and Polish history.
Today the crowds were lining Roncesvalles for the Polish Festival in Toronto s High Park area. Over ...
Today the crowds were lining Roncesvalles for the Polish Festival in Toronto's High Park area. Over 300,000 people took part in a day of food, music and Polish history.
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