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African Festival of the Arts
  • Location: Washington Park
  • Address: 5100 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, IL 60618
  • Dates: September 1, 2017 - September 4, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Time: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Annually during Labor Day Weekend, the Festival grounds in Chicago’s Washington Park come alive in a simulated African village. Attendees are transported across the Diaspora with interactive engagements, vibrant drumming, museum quality and collectible artifacts, colorful and rich handwoven fabric and textile, and other program spaces and Interactive spaces include: Drum & Afro-folk Village, Children and Family, African Heritage, African Spirituality, Wellness (Health) Village, Books and Authors, Fine Art, Film and Video, Food Court, Seniors and Quilting, and the African Marketplace. 


    Photos courtesy of African Festival of the Arts

African Festival of the Arts
  • Location: Washington Park
  • Address: 5100 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
  • September 1, 2017 - September 4, 2017
  • Washington Park
  • Recurring daily