For the second time, Warsaw’s Old Town will transform into the cultural center of the capital. Celebrate with us the 71st anniversary of the reconstruction of the Old Town Market Square! Over the weekend of July 19-21, 40 institutions have prepared nearly 100 events: concerts, walks, exhibition tours, breakfasts, workshops, visits to art studios, and much, much more.

See you there!

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What’s the story behind Old Town’s Birthday?

On 22 July 1953, the Old Town Market Square along with a number of adjacent streets was brought to use. Even though the reconstruction process continued over the course of the following decades, the date marks the symbolic completion of the first stage of the reconstruction of Warsaw after World War II.

Anniversary of the Old Town’s Reconstruction is as a great opportunity to celebrate its rich history, cultural heritage, and the community that thrives within it. This event brings together residents and visitors to honor the historical significance of the Old Town, preserve its traditions, and enjoy various festivities that highlight its unique charm and importance.

Admission to the majority of events is free. Booking will be required for some events.