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The Annual Birmingham Ethnic Festival, a celebration of the community’s ethnic heritage, will be held Saturday, August 16 (12PM to 10PM)  and Sunday, August 17 (12PM to 9PM) on Consaul Street in East Toledo’s Birmingham neighborhood. This family event features Hungarian and ethnic foods, arts and crafts exhibits, cultural displays, and a wide varity of music, dance and continuous entertainment.

Among the offerings: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, the Hungarian Club of Toledo, VFW Post 4906 and Calvin United Church of Christ will feature their famous chicken paprikas and kolbasz dinners, as well as Hungarian pastries, paprikas noodles & gravy, kolbasz sandwiches, stuffed cabbages, and szalona sutes. Eagle Academy will provide children’s games and activities. Ethnic dance groups will entertain and vendors will be set up all along the street. The Annual Waiters Race will take place on Friday (August 15) at 7PM, with a recognition ceremony on the steps of St. Stephen’s Church on Sunday at noon.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Beth Cutcher permalink
    August 14, 2011 12:37 pm

    Has the Festival always been called The Birmingham Ethnic Festival? Has it ever changed names?

    • August 15, 2011 3:26 pm

      Beth, it has always been known as the Birmingham Ethnic Festival. Never changed names.

  2. Crystal permalink
    August 13, 2012 3:42 pm

    Is there a fee for the entrance to this festival?

    • betsyroses permalink*
      August 13, 2012 6:04 pm

      There is no fee for this Festival, it is free and open to the public.

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