Please see the calendar below for the current operating schedules of the Johnstown Flood Museum, Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum. The Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum is open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday only; the Johnstown Flood Museum is open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Visitors to the Johnstown Children’s Museum (which is located on the third floor of the Heritage Discovery Center) are encouraged to RSVP 539-1889 before your visit, as we are limiting the number of families in the museum at any given time — see the children’s museum COVID information page for details on our scheduling and safety protocol. RSVPs are not needed to visit the Johnstown Flood Museum or the other attractions in the Heritage Discovery Center.

In accordance with PA guidelines, visitors and employees must wear masks, and are asked to observe social distancing while in our facilities. We are taking additional steps to ensure safety, such as sanitizing surfaces frequently. Welcome!

 

Food, Drink, Crafts, and Information Vendors

Enjoy authentic Slavic food, beer, and wine at the festival!

Food

The Johnstown Slavic Festival welcomes these food vendors! Please note that food sales begin when the festival opens (no food sales earlier).

  • Babcia’s Lunchbox
  • Batter Bake Shop (Carrie Currie, 2017 winner of the Nut Roll Contest): nutroll
  • *Darlington Inn: Hungarian julyas, sztrapacska, stuffed cabbage, kremes
  • William Penn Association: palacsinta (Hungarian crepes)
  • Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church
  • Klosky’s Cuisine
  • *Kraus Polish Deli: pierogi, halusky, stuffed cabbage, kielbasa, chrust;
  • Live, Cook, Love Bakery
  • The Phoenix Tavern
  • *Old World Catering: nalysnyky, halushky, zahkushy, palachinky
  • Parrot Bay: pierogi, halusky, and white pizza
  • St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church Men’s Club: chevops
  • Steel City Chimney Cakes: chimney cakes

* Vending Saturday only; all other vendors will be operating on Friday and Saturday.

Drink

We are pleased to note that we have been able to license the area around the mainstage, so festival patrons may enjoy their alcoholic beverages while watching the mainstage entertainment.

Seven beers representing seven different Slavic countries will be available. They are:

  • Karlovacko (Croatia)
  • Obolon (Ukraine)
  • Baltika (Russia)
  • Lasko Pivo (Slovenia)
  • Golden Pheasant (Slovakia)
  • Primator (Czech Republic)
  • Zywiec (Poland)

Wines and spirits include:

  • Herc Ego-Rose: red wine (Bosnia)
  • Zdrepceva kru: red wine (Serbia)
  • Agrina: red wine (Serbia)
  • Avia: red wine (Slovenia)
  • Avis: white wine (Slovenia)
  • Ustianochka: vodka (Russia)
  • Slivovitz: plum brandy (Croatia)

Craft and Information Vendors

  • Cataract Press (Slavic merchandise)
  • Johnstown Area Genealogical & Historical Society
  • Dolly Yonkoski (aprons and fabric art)
  • William Penn Association
  • Pysanky by Paulett – Pysanky egg painting demonstration & sales
  • Karen Mesaros – Slovak Folk Pottery demonstration & sales
  • Nebula Formations: handset crystals jewelry
  • Philippa’s Creations: soaps with Slavic flair
  • Croatian Fraternal Union, St. Rochus Lodge 5
  • Austro-Hungarian Empire: novelties and clothing