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.