The big question: Where can I get good Czech Food?
The answer is easy, the decision much harder, the Wilber Czech Festival offers many opportunities to enjoy good Czech cooking as well as a variety of festival food.
1895 Hotel Wilber
Located at 2nd and Wilson (1 block north of the bandstand) | 402.821.2020
Serving Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Hotel Wilber offers roast duck, pork and Polish Sausage dinners served with dumplings, kraut, rye bread, kolache, applesauce, and soft drinks. Lighter lunches are available as well as kids meal items. The Hotel’s dinning room is air conditioned and wheel chair accessible.
The shaded beer garden and Czech Cellar are open nightly until 12:30 a.m. featuring wine and ice cold beer, including the world-famous Czech Pilsner Urquell.
Polka bands at Hotel Wilber during the festival will be:
Friday, July 31st, 8 p.m. to close – Barry Boyce Band, Omaha, NE
Saturday, August 1st, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Angie Kriz, Bellevue, NE
Saturday, August 1st, 8 p.m. to close – Barry Boyce Band, Omaha, NE
Sunday, August 2nd, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Kenny Shuda, Grand Island, NE
Located at 204 S. School St. (2 blocks west and 1 block north of the bandstand)
Serving Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Duck and country style pork dinners, wiener lunch plates. Dinners include kraut, dumplings, apple rings, rye bread, dessert, and a drink. Air conditioned and handicapped accessible.
Wilber United Methodist Church
Located at 223 W 4th St. (1 block south and 1 block west of the bandstand)
Serving Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Czech Buffet” including wood fired pork, jaternice, liver dumpling soup, sauerkraut and dumplings and Czech desserts. Air conditioned comfort. Friendly hospitality.
Located one block south of the bansdstand.
Serving Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.The Sokols offer pork sandwiches,Polish sausage, hot dogs, kraut, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, kolache, and beverages. Air conditioned comfort.
Dances Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Special performance by the Ostry Family Singers on Sunday at 11:30 a.m.
St Wenceslaus Catholic Church
Located at 501 N. Wilson (5 blocks north of the bandstand)
Serving Sunday breakfast from 7:15 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. Kolache stand downtown 1/2 block west of the bandstand.
American Legion Post 101
Located just south of the bandstand.
Serving hamburgers, cheeseburgers, Polish dogs, hot dogs, kraut, iced tea, pop, bottled water and Schwan’s ice cream treats.
Wilber-Clatonia FFA Chapter Food Barn
Located just west of the bandstand. Serving pork and pork reubens.
Wilber Boy Scout Troop #101
Serving pancakes Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Wilber Fire Hall, 4th & Main.