Order your paczki in advance!
New Palace Bakery, 9833 Joseph Campau: Saturday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday Paczki Day, 3 a.m. until out. Hot cross buns available Wednesday, February 14th, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Full list of flavors, including three-flavor combos like “Hamtramck Banana Boat” available on their website. 313-875-1334
New Martha Washington, 10335 Joseph Campau: Open all night, from 5 a.m. Monday February 11th through February 12th until they run out. Shipping available February 6 through February 9. Raspberry, Pineapple, apple, prune, strawberry, apricot, plain sugar, blueberry, boston cream, custard, Bavarian Creme, cherry, lemon, chocolate Bavarian, butter cream, black raspberry. 313-873-1988
Family Donut Shop, 11300 Conant: Sunday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday 4 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday 3 a.m. until they run out. Cherry, sugar, plain, blueberry, raspberry, apple, custard, lemon, strawberry, apricot, prune. 13$ per dozen, $7 1/2 dozen, $1.25 each. 313-368-9214
Detroit Donut, 9101 Joseph Campau: Monday and Tuesday open from 4:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Lemon Boston cream, jelly, strawberry, blueberry, apple, chocolate, cream filled, cherry, raspberry, prune, apple cut, custard, apple spice. $9.49 for 1 dozen, $4.99 1/2 dozen, $2.59 for 3, 95 cents each.
Bozek’s Market, 3317 Caniff, 9 flavors, $10.99 per dozen.
Srodek’s: “Monday, February 11th Srodek’s in Hamtramck will be open till 8pm. Beat the lines and get your fresh Paczki! $9.99 a dozen, $5.49 for a half dozen, and $0.99 each! Best prices in town and Delicious Paczki! Tuesday, February 12 we will be open at 6am.”
Polish Market and Stan’s grocery generally have paczki as well, though they did not place advertisements.
Saturday, February 9
PaczKi Day 5K by Tour Detroit, 10 a.m.: Only in Hamtramck, a paczek and a beer will be served to every participant of age. Several local stores will be offering discounts to runners, such as New Dodge Lounge, Whiskey in the Jar, Chiipss, Detroit Threads, Srodek’s Campau Quality Sausage, Polish Art Center, Record Graveyard on Caniff, and Amici’s. Race day registration is $35 (cash only). Day-of packet pick-up begins 7 a.m. at the race’s starting line. All runners/walkers who register will receive a t-shirt; colors for paczki flavors, blueberry, apricot, strawberry or chocolate. More than 1000 runners have signed up so far.
Countdown to Paczki Day: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in a heated tent in the Glory parking lot on Joseph Campau at Holbrook, polka music, dancing, and paczki.
Fat Tuesday, February 12
Hamtramck Moose Lodge: Breakfast served from 7 to 11 a.m., $5 donation for the meal, proceeds benefit the Hamtramck Goodfellows. Egg sausage souffle, homemade fresh kielbasa, paczki.
Polish Sea League, 2601 Edwin: open at 9 a.m. for complimentary breakfast and paczki, drink specials, performances by JoTown and DJ Escalade.
New Dodge Lounge: Paczki Palooza 2013, open at 7:00 a.m., performances by Polish Muslims, The Party, Jo-Town, Misty Blues, DJ Blayd, Acoustic After Party w/ Tony Paris, authentic Polish cuisine, paczki, drink specials, Miller Girls, live Broadcast by WRIF, a Men’s Hot Leg Contest that is rumored to begin at around 11 a.m.. Councilman Zwolak is threatening to defend his title as the 2012 winner.
7 Brothers: Open at 8 a.m., “Enjoy paczki in your shots of Jezy! Wear a mardi gras mask! Flirt with strangers! Dance like you’re giving it up for lent!”
PLAV Post 10: Open at 10 a.m., Polish food, drink specials, live bands, DJ Chuck E, and the original Paczki eating contest. Registration starts at 11 a.m.. Contest will start around 12.
1 p.m. Polka Floyd
3 p.m. Danny D
6 p.m. Polish Muslims
Small’s: Open at 10 a.m., $3 Paczki Bombs, food, limited supply of 2013 Paczki Day shirts. No cover.
4-4:45 p.m. East Side Elvis (main)
4:45-5:15 p.m.: Friendship is Rare: a Tenacious D tribute (bar)
5:15-6 p.m.: East Side Elvis (main)
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Polka Floyd (main)
7:30-8 p.m.: Captains of the Head (bar)
8:00-9 p.m.: Polka Floyd (main)
Whiskey in the Jar: Open at 10 a.m., Polish Muslims, Kielbasa Kings, tent behind the bar.
Celina’s: Open at 10 a.m., Club V dancers at 9 p.m.. Free paczki.
Detroit Threads: Fattin’ OUT! Paczki Day Party from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m., Djs, free Paczki.
6 – 8pm Jeffery Woodward :::UKGarage
4:30 – 6pm Matt Clarke :::ACID HOUSE
3 – 4:30pm Nospectacle :::Nospectacle
1:30 – 3pm East Side Jon :::Funk Night
noon -1:30 superjoint :::TheFunkBelow
Detroit Threads Running Team will be starting a group run in front of the store on Joseph Campau at 8 a.m..
Kelly’s: Begin your celebration with Brad at 9 a.m. and try one of their “Power Paczki’s” or “Paczki Punch”.
Tight Fittin’ Jeans: Hosting a Sing-along and serving Mardi Gras Hurricanes. (I think Jeans usually opens around 10 a.m..)
The Belmont: Open at 11 a.m. with Darren behind the bar.
Suzy’s, Head Coach, Baker Streetcar, and Hippo’s will surely be open for locals seeking refuge from the crowds.
El Guapo Fresh Mexican Grille: “We’ll be at the corner of Jos Campau and Belmont with The Mac Shack, Treat Dreams and Beignets from 9am until 6ish. Come out and party with us!”
A Pub Crawl hosted by WRIF’s Jade will start at 3 p.m.. Bars on their crawl schedule include PLAV Post 10, Baker Streetcar, and Polish Sea League.
Shuttle from Royal Oak and Ferndale via The Detroit Bus Company: Buses will be picking up at Gusoline Alley in Royal Oak at 6:00PM and 8:00PM and The Imperial in Ferndale at 6:15PM and 8:15PM and heading straight to Small’s in Hamtramck. Return trips to Royal Oak and Ferndale will depart from Small’s at 7:30PM, 10:00PM and 12:00AM.
Ash Wednesday, February 13
PLAV Post 10: The first fish-fry of the Lenten season, from noon until 7 p.m.. Fresh lake perch, cod, potato pancakes, pierogi, pickerel, shrimp, and combo plates.
Kelly’s: All-You-Can-Eat walleye dinners with coleslaw and fries for $10.99 (dine in only), 6 to 9 p.m..