Krakow

Emaus Fair

Monday Apr 5 08:00–15:00       ul. Kościuszki 88
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Emaus, named after the biblical village ('Emmaus' in English), is a traditional Kraków
odpust (indulgence) that takes place in Salwator every Easter Monday. This year, Emaus will take place on April 5th, 2021. Indulgence fairs accompanying church services were once customary in Poland, but Kraków's is by far the largest and most popular, surviving without pause since at least the 16th century. Each year hundreds of families descend upon the Norbertine Monastery and the area around ul. Emaus, ul. Św. Bronisławy, and ul. Kościuszki, where merchants set up stalls selling traditional gingerbread hearts and candy, folk toys and souvenirs, balloons, food, shooting galleries, carousels, rides, raffles, and all sorts of merry nonsense that children particularly enjoy. For more about Easter traditions in Poland, read our article: Easter in Kraków.

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Apr 5 2021 08:00–15:00
Norbertine Monastery
ul. Kościuszki 88
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