Get ready to get artsy! The 25th Annual African Festival of the Arts is coming up soon.
The African Festival of the Arts is kicking off on the 29th August and will span the Labor Day weekend, concluding on September 1st. The Festival will be held in Washington Park, off of 51st and Cottage Grove.
Prior to the Festival, there will be several events you will not want to miss, including Genealogy 101: Trace Your Roots, Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of African Festival of the Arts– Logan Center Exhibition, Preview of the African Festival of the Arts Chicago on Daley Plaza, and Taste of Africa– An African Cuisine Experience.
This year’s festival will feature Musiq Soul Child, Dee Alexander, Jennifer Ligaya, Harriet Tubman and Cassandra Wilson, Salif Keita, African Kings, Queen Bunmi, and Ugochi Promo.
Tickets for the actual festival can be purchased in advance through August 29th both online and at several locations in addition to purchasing tickets at the gate at 51st and Cottage Grove.
For more information, visit the website.