2015 African Festival of the Arts


  • Washington Park 5100 S Cottage Grove Ave Chicago, IL, 60615 United States

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, Food Court, Seniors and Quilting, Black Dolls (making and collecting - 2015) and the African Marketplace.

With 2 stages and many pavilions, the 2015 African Festival of the Arts will keep you entertained all weekend. Mainstage performers include DJ Sam Chatman, K'Jon, Joan Collaso, & Jeffrey Osborne. For more information and to buy tickets, please click HERE.