Polish Customs and Traditions in Utica NY tells us tomorrow January 6th is known as Epiphany or Three Kings’ Day in the United States and Poland. It celebrates the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus and remembers his baptism. It’s time to put away all the Christmas decorations and start thinking towards Lent and Easter Sunday in Utica.
Ash Wednesday – Środa Popielocowa, marks the beginning of Lent – Wielki Post on February 22, 2012 and Easter Sunday in 2012 is celebrated on April 8th.
Paczki Day or Fat Tuesday is celebrated in Utica on Februray 21st and is a day of celebration involving the mass consumption of jelly doughnuts – Paczki. It’s the last day of plenty before 40 days of Lenten sacrifice.
Stop by the Pulaski Meat Market at 1201 Lenox Avenue in Utica NY to learn more about Polish customs and traditions.
If you are traveling in the Utica NY area make sure to visit our store for the best Traditional Polish Foods, homemade from old family recipes in the best European Style.
All of kielbasa and cold cuts are made daily from the freshest meats and ingredients available.