Pierogi Fest®

July 29-31, 2022

Pierogi Fest®, the pride of Whiting, is an opportunity for the residents to celebrate their heritage while poking a little fun at themselves at the same time.

Besides lots of pierogi and an array of food vendors, you'll find a one of a kind parade featuring women dressed in housecoats and babushkas like grandmothers (or bushas), the lawnmower brigade in sandals and socks, plus Mr. Pierogi and Ms. Paczki. This is a truly unique event, so be sure not to miss the Pierogi Parade on Friday night! Other special events include the Mr. Pierogi Songfest, the Pierogi Toss and Pierogi Eating Contest.

The parade and festival have received countrywide recognition having been featured on the Food Network and the Travel Channel.

LEARN MORE ABOUT PIEROGI FEST® >>>

Pierogi at Pierogi Fest

Pierogi Fest is a staple of summer in the South Shore

Dig deeper into Pierogi Fest® and find out what makes this staple of summer here in the Region so special. 

Pierogi Fest Whiting

Visit their website

See a schedule of events happening all weekend, view a map and discover all the food, specialty and arts & crafts vendors attending the fest.

Plan Your Trip

Summer Getaway

Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway with the kids or something a little more intimate, the South…

Attractions

We invite you to enjoy 30 of the South Shore's unique and can't miss attractions.

Hotels

Hotels in the South Shore are a comfortable alternative to Chicago's prices. 

Festival Goers

Indulge in everything from sweet and sugary funnel cakes and cotton candy to the pierogi – a potato…

More Events In The Area

events
Featured

Featured