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FESTIVAL DETAILS

DATES:  Friday June 8th - 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm and Saturday June 9th - 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

LOCATION: Mike Onka Memorial Building Grounds - 11520 E Putnam, Sugar Creek MO 64054. See map below. 

ADMISSION: Adults $4.00 - Children under 12 are free.

RULES: The Slavic Festival is a family friendly event. Please be respectful and by all means, have fun!  A few simple rules. No solicitation or materials distributed without advance permission. No pets (assistance dogs are allowed). No coolers or outside food or drink. Please drink and drive responsibly.  

"Well organized, safe, and fun, fun, fun!!! The food is excellent and the music is always top notch."

"Try to go every year, delicious cultural cuisine, the folk dancers are so much fun to see. Beautiful costumes, sausage eating contests, fun for the little ones too. Can hardly wait!!"

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GREAT FOOD IN THE SLAVIC TRADITION

A visit to the Slavic Festival is not complete without sampling the great food we have to offer.  From sarma (cabbage rolls), kielbasa (polish sausage) and roznijica (pork kabob), to Croatian potato salad and traditional Slavic baked goods - from povitica to kolache, kieflie and more.  Order a meal, grab a kielbasa sandwich or hamburger hot off the grill.  And you can wash it down with a beer or other cold beverage.

 
 

FULL SCHEDULE OF ENTERTAINMENT

 

The Slavic Festival has a full schedule of entertainment featuring something for all.  From village musicians and tamburitza orchestras, to dance troupes, a Kid's Zone and the annual Sausage Eating Contest.  Headlining the entertainment is Kolograd, playing  Eastern European folk dancing music featuring kolos, polkas and more.  For a full schedule and more information visit the Entertainment page.  

 
 
 

ARTS, HISTORY AND MORE

You can see, learn and take home a piece of Slavic heritage at the Sugar Creek Slavic Festival. From our museum display of artifacts to hand-painted Ukrainian eggs, Baltic amber, and imported crystal you’ll discover the beauty and wonder of the Slavic culture. Plus, you can connect with groups and organizations that share your heritage to learn more about your roots.  Plus there's a Kid's Zone to entertain the little ones, with activities and games.   

 
 
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Getting To The Slavic Festival

The Slavic Festival is held on the grounds of the Mike Onka Memorial Building - 11520 E Putnam, Sugar Creek MO 64054.