Your Guide To Dyngus Day In Cleveland 2014

Dyngus Day, also known as Wet Monday is a Polish celebration on Easter Monday. In celebration of the conclusion of Easter, over 15,000 Clevelanders are expected to be out celebrating their Polish culture, here are a few ideas on places to go if you are celebrating Dyngus Day in Cleveland this year!

Transportation/Parking: Lolly the Trolly will transport people for Dyngus Day from 12:30-8:30, stopping at venues in Ohio City, Tremont, and the Detroit-Shoreway. You can spot official Dyngus Day venues by red and white balloons outside of each of them.


Dyngus Day Parade Corner of West 58th and Detroit at 5pm.

Miss Dyngus:
Crowning Ceremony is ia Kishka’s Heavenly Beer Tent Stage at 4pm

Dyngus Dog Crowning and Parade:
You can register your dog at  Dyngus Dog judging will be held at 4pm Meet at Kishka’s Beer Heaven Tent at Detroit Ave and West 58th St. with your Dygus Dog for the parade at 5pm

Dyngus Day Dash
Location: The South Side
2207 West 11th St.
Cleveland, Oh 4113
Registration ends April 20, 2014 Cost: $25

Prosperity Social Club
1109 Starkweather Avenue
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Hours: 12pm-1am
Music: Malphonia, 1-2 pm, 8-9 pm
Stan Mejec, 2-4 pm, 5-8 pm
Karaoke, 9:30 pm-1 am

The Flying Monkey Pub
819 Jefferson Ave
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Hours: 4pm-2:30am
Drinks: Happy Hour, 4pm-8pm

Grumpy’s Café
2621 W. 14th St.
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Hours: 7am-3pm
Food: Stuffed Cabbage, Potato Kielbasa skillet, and pork and pierogi casserole

Literary Café
1031 Literary Rd.
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Hours: 4pm-midnight
Music: Malphonia, 7pm
Drinks: Vodka tasting

Polish Legion AmericanVeterans, Pulaske Post #30
1041 Starkweather Avenue
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Hours: Open at 4pm
Specials: Polish Food and Drinks

The South Side
2207 West 11 Street
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Hours: 11am-2am
Music and Events: Bingo Hall Dyngus Day Dash Run Visinata 3:30pm-6:30pm DJ Kishka 8:30pm-9:30pm
Food: Kielbaski pierogi, meatball and sour cream soup, sausage sandwiches with braised cabbage, and beef roulade with potato pancakes.

Sokolowski’s University Inn
1201 University Road
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Hours: 11am-9pm
Music: Jimmy Kaye & Ethnic Jazz, 5pm
Food: Polish food and bakery stand

Tremont Taphouse
2572 Scranton Road
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Hours: Open at 4pm
Music: TBD, 6-9pm
Food: Pork cutlet, bigos, apple & prune pierogi, Kielbaski and sauerkraut

The Happy Dog
5801 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, Oh 44102
Hours: Open at 11am
Music: Those Guys, 3pm-5pm The Kishka, 6pm-8pm Revolution Brass Band, 9-?
Food: Hot dogs with pierogies and kraut Drink: Kishka Kolsh on tap

Nano Brew
1859 West 25th St.
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Food: Ring-a-Dyngus, an open-faced breded pork loin sandwich with mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy and sauerkraut

5800 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, Oh 44102
Hours: Open at noon
Food: Ivan Putski Sandwich
Music: The Polka Pirates, noon-4pm Chardon Polka Band, 4pm-6pm

Great Lakes Brewing Company
2516 Market Avenue
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Music: DJ Kishka, noon-1pm
Food: A special polish menu

1261 West 76th St.
Cleveland, Oh 44107
Hours: Open at 2pm
Music: DJ Kishka, 10pm-midnight ATM, 4pm-7pm Chardon Polka Band, 7pm-9pm

The Flying Fig
2523 Market Ave
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Music: DJ Kishka, 1:30pm-3pm
Food: Potato pancakes, short ribs, potato and chesse pierogi, grilled kielbasa sliders

Luxe Kitchen & Lounge
6605 Detroit Ave
Cleveland, Oh 44102
Music: Ralph the Accordion Man, 1pm-3pm Dan Wojtila, 6pm-9pm
Drink: Kishka Kolsch Food: Pierogies with roasted shallots, garlic, apple cured bacon bits and apple butter

XYZ the Tavern
6419 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, Oh 44102
Hours: Opens at 11am
Music: Polka Explosion, 5pm-9pm
Food: Polish food specials

Battery Park Wine Bar
7524 Father Frascati Ave.
Cleveland, Oh 44102
Music: Ralph “The Accordian Man” 6pm-8pm
Food: Pierogi Pizza

Sterles Country House
1401 E. 55th St.
Cleveland, Oh 44103
Hours: Open at 10:30am
Food: Housemade smoked Slovenian sausage, spicy Hungarian
Sausage, and beer-boiled brats

Touch Supper Club
2710 Lorain Ave.
Cleveland, Oh 44113
Hours: Opens at noon
Food: Pierogies, stuffed cabbage
Music: Live Polka Bands and polka lessons


Cleveland Clothing Company
342 Euclid Ave.
On the Corner Of E.4th and Euclid
T-shirts: $25

Only In Clev Apparel
T-shirts/Longsleeve Shirts: $15-$25

So CLE Tees
Below the Beachland Ballroom
15711 Waterloo, Cleveland OH
(216) 458-1156
(216) 383-1124
T-shirts: $20


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