GhanaFest™ 2017 @ Chicago, IL, United States, Chicago [29 July]

GhanaFest™ 2017


6801
29
July
10:00 - 22:00

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Chicago, IL, United States
Chicago, Illinois parts of 60609, 60615, 60621, 60637
GhanaFest™ is the biggest showcase of African culture, music, food and fashion in the Midwest of United States. It is a one-day, annual event held on the last Saturday of July and sponsored by the Ghana National Council of Metropolitan Chicago and 13 other organizations representing Ghanaians in the Chicago area. It attracts an average of about 5,000 participants each year to Chicago's Washington Park. The festival celebrates the history and culture of the West African nation, Ghana, formerly known as Gold Coast, and recognizes the special bond of unity between Ghana and the United States, and also Ghana and other African countries.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
This event is open to all ages.

What will be at the Festival?
Ghana Village — (vendors in hair, beauty, fashion, art, health, business)

Taste of Ghana-(various food vendors)

Live Band w/ Live Djs

Raffle Prizes- ($1 raffle tickets; prizes include 60«LED TV, laptop, makeup/photoshoot, dinner for two, and more)

Parade of Chiefs & Queenmothers

Unity Walk-(parade of Churches, Chiefs, & Queenmothers)

Cultural Peformances

Special Musical Guests

Dance Party

Children's Park-(Bouncy House, Face Painting, Games, & Prizes)

Youth Activities- (Dance Competition, Game Show)
AND MORE!!!

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
We recommend using public transporation, carpool, taxi, etc… Parking is also available at the park.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please send all questions to our
Facebook page---> Ghana National Council of Chicago
Instagram page ----> ghana_national_council
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