Sweetest Heart of Mary Pierogi Festival this weekend near Eastern Market

The largest Polish festival in metro Detroit is getting ready for its 36th year.

We're talking great food, music, and family fun at the Sweetest Heart of Mary Pierogi Festival, located at Sweetest Heart of Mary Church, 4440 Russell at Canfield near Eastern Market.

The festival runs 12-9 p.m. Saturday, August 12, with reverent polka mass at 4 p.m., and 12-8 p.m., with mass with Schola Cantorum at 10 a.m.

There will be a pre-party for those 21 and over from 6-10 p.m. Friday, featuring live music by The Coachmen and food by the Polish Village Cafe.

Check out the festival's Facebook page HERE for more information on events.

There will also be a grand raffle and $5,000 in cash prizes.

Anyone with questions can call (313) 831-6659.

There will be guarded parking and a shuttle service to and from Eastern Market will be available.