EVENT: A multiethnic celebration featuring dance, music, food, cultural and educational exhibits, folk art demonstrations, and craft market. Presented by the International Institute and 125 community organizations.
DATES: Saturday, August 24 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
VENUE: Tower Grove Park on the City’s South Side. The event will take place nearest S. Grand and Arsenal. A free shuttle service will be available throughout the Park.
PRICES: Admission and entertainment are free; food and gifts are affordably priced.
ENTERTAINMENT: Four stages of non-stop dynamic music and dance performances by traditional ethnic artists, world music favorites and the finest traditional acoustic music and song. From Spanish flamenco to a Vietnamese lion dance, from thundering drums to Irish harp, there is something for every taste! The Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago (MFDC) will be the Enterprise Main Stage act at this summer's festival!
It’s everybody’s party!
• 45 food booths featuring Ethiopian injera with doro wat, Filipino kebabs, and other mouth-watering ethnic treats!
• 35 gift booths selling African drums, Turkish jewelry, Indian saris and other hand-made items
• Family Arts & Crafts with mask-making and other hands-on activities
• Try belly-dancing, Colombian carnival and other ethnic dances on the popular Village Green