BANTU

 FEST

5th Year Anniversary in 2019!!!

Bantu Fest is the Most Anticipated FAMILY Festival, and the Biggest Multi-Cultural Event of the Year in Chicago. A one of a kind festival that promotes Cultural Exchange. Bringing together over 90,000 People from over 30 different Countries & Demographics to Celebrate DIVERSITY and UNITY & LOVE. 

 

A Taste of Different Countries such as: South Africa, Haiti, Belize, Jamaica, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Mexico, Brazil, Puerto Rico, USA, Liberia, Senegal, Dominican Republic and more.

 

The 2 Day Event features: Food from over 30 different countries, Live Bands, Out-Standing Artists from over 15 nations, Drum & Dance, Children Play & Learning activities, DJs, Fashion Shows, Vendors, Arts, Villages Show-casing each featured country, and more.  

 

Venue: Midway Plaisance (In Hyde Park, by the University of Chicago)

The Bantu Fest 2019 will be 2 days, and will take place on: Saturday, July 27th and Sunday, July 28th, 2019 at Midway Plaisance (In Hyde Park, by the University of Chicago).

Bantu Fest is produced by: Bantu Incorporated NFP, a non-profit organization with a 501(C)3 dedicated to assist low-income families, youth, children and homeless people. Visit our website here: https://www.bantuincorporated.org/

 

 

Bantu Fest on the City of Chicago's website (2018):

https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/nghdfest81.html

 

                   Important Links :

 

http://www.fox32chicago.com/mornings/270703325-video

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTe0wshQ6X4

 

https://www.chicagodefender.com/events/bantu-fest/

 

http://www.hpherald.com/2017/07/18/bantu-festival/

 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/parenting/ct-sun-0723-15things-to-do-with-kids-photo-gallery-photogallery.html

 

http://rollingout.com/2016/07/26/bantu-fest-celebrates-african-culture-chicago/#1

 

http://wgntv.com/community-events/#/event/6221873-bantu-fest?location=60618-chicago&sections=all&date=today

 

 

PARKING & SHUTTLES

Parking is free all around the festival grounds. Pick-up and Droff-off are suggested to be on the corner of 61st and Ellis.

GET THE MAP

Find the Festival's map below. Please download it for your convenience

ACTIVITIES IN THE PARK

One of our main areas at Bantu Fest is our Children Village. The village consists of activities such as: Face Painting, Children Drum Classes, Dance Classes, Children Learning Activities and Bouncy House  

KEEP OUR PARK GREEN & CLEAN

At Bantu Fest, we do our best to keep our environment clean; which is one of the main reasons why we recycle. Our team thrives to keep the park clean and we encourage our guests to do the same.

FESTIVAL FAQS

BRINGING CULTURES TOGETHER

© 2018 by Bantu Entertainment. 

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