COVID-19 Pandemic Won’t Stop Annual Paczki Day Traditions

February 11, 2021 WISN

The COVID-19 pandemic won’t stop Milwaukee’s Paczki Day traditions.

Wisconsin Bakers Association’s Annual Paczki Party Goes Virtual

January 19, 2021 Wisconsin Bakers Association

The Wisconsin Bakers Association (WBA) is looking forward to hosting the Third Annual Paczki Party on Sunday, January 31, 2021 with curbside pickup at the Polish Center of Wisconsin.

Cleveland Paczki Guide 2020: Parades, Fat Tuesday Parties and 13 Bakeries to Find the Polish Treats

It’s time to get the paczki party started. What used to be a one-day tradition has grown to weeks of sweet treats and polka parties in Cleveland, culminating on February 25 this year.

Meijer Expects to Sell One Million Paczki Ahead of Fat Tuesday

March 4, 2019 Meijer

Meijer revealed today that is expects to move one million paczkis ahead of the Mardi Gras holiday, otherwise known as Fat Tuesday. A paczki (pronounced “pownch-key”), is a traditional Polish donut that is filled with a sweet filling and covered in powder sugar, icing or glaze. They resemble an American version of a jelly donut.

Paczki Tradition Still Reigns in Milwaukee

In Milwaukee, Fat Tuesday is also known as Pączki Day, when people flock to area bakeries and wait in lines, even during the harshest Wisconsin weather, to indulge in this Polish delicacy available only once a year.