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African Festival of the Arts


  • Washington Park 5531 South King Drive Chicago, IL, 60637 United States (map)

This year marks the thirtieth annual African Festival Of The Arts, hosted Labor Day Weekend in Washington Park. The festival has multiple spaces including two stages for performances, marketplaces for food and goods, thematic Villages, and family-oriented Pavilions. The African Spiritual Pavilion and Ancestral Grove is the sacred center of the festival, where all members of the diaspora can learn about their history and African spirituality.

Pre-sale tickets $15, $20 at the door. Seniors $10, children five to twelve $5. Children under five are free. Weekend passes available starting at $40.