Our Event Calendar will keep you up to date on special events like Winter WonderFest and other downtown Chicago and River North things to do. Festivals with huge expositions showcasing flowers, sailboats, art, and toys - to name just a few, are annual events in Chicago, in addition to dazzling summertime and holiday fireworks.
African Festival of the Arts
Fri Sep 01 To Mon Sep 04
During Labor Day Weekend, the Festival grounds in Chicago’s Washington Park come alive in a simulated African village. There will 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.