Polka Fest Committee members ride on Chamber of Commerce float while polka band plays, July 3, 1999. Photo: Wanda Purzner
Cedar Polka Festival
This celebration of the Polish heritage of
northwest lower Michigan's Leelanau Peninsula, known as
"Little Poland," is held the first weekend in July each year.
Traditional music, dance, food ways, and customs dating to the
1860's are showcased for approximately 40,000 visitors to the
Originally submitted by: Bart Stupak, Representative (1st District).
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