Come one, come all to the Sugar Creek Slavic Festival! This yearly event celebrates Slavic culture with food, music, and dance. Attendees can enjoy traditional dishes like Pierogis and kielbasa and sweets like Baba’s famous nut rolls. There will also be live music, ranging from accordion-based polkas to modern pop songs with a Slavic twist. And of course, there will be dancing! Whether you know how to do the polka or not, you’re sure to have a great time at the Sugar Creek Slavic Festival. It’s a 2-day event where visitors can enjoy a variety of games and activities, including a polka contest and a cornhole tournament. The festival is a great way to experience the unique culture of the sugar creek region, and it’s sure to be a fun-filled event for the whole family.
The festival is held at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, which is also worth a visit even if you’re not attending the festival. Each year, locals serve traditional Slavic dishes like homemade cabbage rolls, Polish sausage, and pork kabobs. There are also many vendors selling Slavic arts and crafts, such as hand-painted eggs and wooden toys. Music and dancing are a big part of the festival, with live bands playing traditional and modern Slavic songs. Musicians play authentic instruments like the accordion, dulcimer, and tamburitza. And, of course, there’s plenty of Slavic beer and vodka to go around! There’s also a large dance floor where attendees can show off their moves. For those who love competing, there are many tournaments and contests like the Kielbasa eating contest and the Miss Czech-Slovak Missouri Pageant for young women ages 16-21. The Sugar Creek Slavic Festival is a great way to experience the culture of the sugar creek region, and it’s sure to be a fun-filled event for the whole family. Crafts are for sale, as are traditional Slavic foods.
So mark your calendars and come on down to Sugar Creek for a fun-filled weekend of Slavic culture!