Please see the calendar below for the current operating schedule of the Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center — our hours have changed. The Johnstown Children’s Museum has been closed since March, but is opening to MEMBERS ONLY Aug. 13-15 and Aug. 20-22 — please see our latest blog post with details. A public opening is scheduled for the last week of August. Stay tuned for updates!

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, such as sanitizing surfaces frequently. Welcome!


Food, Drink, Crafts, and Information Vendors

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


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.


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