African Festival of the Arts

September 2 - 5, 2022

locator Washington Park
Chicago, IL 60615

Status: Updated 8/4/2022
African Festival of the Arts
Experience a four‑day immersion into African culture and heritage in Chicago's Washington Park that is transformed into an authentic African village with over 300 vendors and artisans from Africa and the African Diaspora presenting artifacts, textiles, traditional crafts and museum quality art. Enjoy the global arch of African influenced food, music, and dance traditions during an entertainment rich, family‑focused celebration.
  • Admission: $5 - $20
  • Days/­Hours Open: Fri 1pm‑10pm, Sat 10am‑10pm, Sun 10am‑10pm, Mon 10am‑10pm
  • Address: 5100 South Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615
  • Entertainment: 4 stages - International, National, Regional, Local. Music: AL BL CZ CH TC ET FU GP JZ LN OT RP RB RT TF Variety WL ??
  • Other Activities: children's pavillion, beer/wine garden, health & wellness village, drum village, blues par
  • Attendance: 55,000
    # Food Booths: tba
  • # of Exhi­bitors: tba
    Juried: no
    Prize Money: na
  • Deadlines: Art & Craft: 07/12/2022
    Music: until full
    Food: 07/12/2022 
  • Promoter: Africa International House Usa, Inc.
  • Show Dir.: Event Office

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