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54th Annual U.S.P.A

Polka Festival & Convention

Memorial Day Weekend

May 25-28, 2023

Holiday Inn Cleveland South

6001 Rockside Rd., Independence, OH 44131

For Reservations: 216-524-8050

Tell them you are coming for the U.S.P.A. Festival and Convention. Room rate for single, double and king room is $98.00 plus tax per night. Room types are assigned on a first come first serve basis.

 *Reservations will have a 2 night minimum stay

 *14 day cancellation Policy for all reservations.

 *All reservations changes and cancellations will need to be made 14 days prior to arrival or the guest will be charged for the minimum 2 night stay.

**Holiday Inn Hotel Policy Does Not Permit Camping On Its Grounds.

**It is the policy of the Holiday Inn Independence that live music is not permitted in guest rooms.  If you have live music in your room, the hotel has the right to ask you to depart immediately.

Band Line-Up Subject to Change

Thursday: May 25                                                                   Free Admission

Lounge: 8-Midnight                                                   

@ The Independence Holiday Inn

Live DJ Music

Friday: May 26

Hey USPA Convention Attendees!!!!! Instead of sleeping in, looking for something to do?

Top Golf:  10am-12pm

An outing at Top Golf may be just the thing for you. Contact Dale Cribbins at 231-742-1494 for more information. You don't have to be a golfer. As Dale says "It's kind of like bowling"'s fun for all ages!

Lounge:  2-5pm -  Burgh Boys - Free Admission

Ballroom: 5pm-2am Doors open @ 4pm

Jimmy K  -  DynaBrass  - 

Polka Family Band

Lounge 7pm-11pm -   da Polka Bums

Saturday: May 27

       10am- U.S.P.A.47th Annual Polka Music Awards Banquet

in the Main Ballroom

(Reservations Required)

Music provided by Polish Freight & Music Co.

1:00-4:00pm Lounge Party- Polish Six Pack     Free Admission

Ballroom: 4pm-1am Doors open @ 3pm

DynaVersaStickToneAires  -  The Boys  - 

Polish Connection

Lounge 7pm-11pm -Concertina All Stars

Sunday: May 28

10am- U.S.P.A Annual Meeting (Members Only)

Attention U.S.P.A Members: The election of USPA State Directors will take place at the U.S.P.A Annual Meeting to be held on Sunday, May 28 at 10 am. States with 50-99 members are entitled to 1 director. States with 100 members or more may have two directors. The Annual Meeting is open to members only.

11am- Polka Mass Music by John Gora

Lounge:    12-2pm   Concertina Jam  Free Admission  (Bring your concertina)

Ballroom: 3pm-Midnight Doors open @ 2pm

Polka Country Musicians - The Beat -

John Gora & Gorale

By State Law You May Not Bring Food or Beverages into the Ballroom.

*Drinks cannot be carried past admission table.

Food concessions available daily * Special Drink prices throughout the weekend

Additional Contact Information:

47th Annual USPA Polka Music Awards Banquet

Saturday, May 27, 2023 @10am in the Main Ballroom

Reservations Only

Tickets $35 per person   Click Here for:  Form

Banquet Tickets Deadline May 15, 2023- No Refunds

Linda Swiderski

5300 Heatherfield Circle

Unit B-2

Parma, OH 44134


3-Day Pass---Save Money

        * Before April 1, 2023-- $60 per pass

        * After April 1, 2023-- $65 per pass

Joanne Piotrowski 330-410-5568 or email:

Mail Check or money order payable to USPA to:

Joanne Piotrowski

3103 State Road

Medina, OH 44256

Requests after May 15, 2022 cannot be guaranteed

3-Day Passes will not be sold at the door ---No Refunds

For further information visit our website @

Bob Wolinski • President •860-884-5987 • email:

Cindy Fisher • Vice President • 216-299-0934 •

Marge Smith • Treasurer • 216-224-4178 •

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