This year’s festival is here with Special Thanks to our Sponsors.
More activities than ever before. See our schedule below!
Be sure to visit our Sponsors!
Gold Level Sponsors: $5,000+
Ada Park Advisory Council
Chicago Department of Public Health
Healthy Chicago Equity Zone
Phalanx Family Services
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Green Level Sponsors: $2,500+
Blue Door Neighborhood Center
Black Level Sponsors: $1,000+
Advocate Children’s Hospital
Beverly Bank & Trust Company, N.A.
Mirjam Quinn and Associates
Red Level Sponsors: $500+
All Day Montessori
Calahan Funeral Home, Inc.
Center for Contemporary Dentistry
Morgan Park Beverly Hills Business Association
Southtown Health Foods Inc.
The Khaan Foundation
Friend Level Sponsors: $250+
Afro Joes Coffee & Tea
Bethlehem Lutheran Peace Center
Beverly Improvement Association
Be.You.Tiful Beauty Bar
Transitional Training Services
Beverly Arts Center
Dance & Cheer of Excellence Academy
Kate Starr Kellogg Elementary School
Live and Believe Nutrition
Morgan Park Presbyterian Church
Morgan Park United Methodist Church
19th Ward Youth & Community Foundation
“This festival is partially supported by a grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events”
Featured at this year’s Festival
Live Band, Storytelling with Mama Edie, Footworking and Modern Dance Performances, Vendors, Live DJ, Food, Kids & Family Activities such as arts and crafts, face painting, limbo, balloons, volley ball, hula hoops, bouncy houses, double dutch and on site drumming, dance, footworking, tai chi lessons and much more.
Kids/Family Activities’ Schedule
|11:15 – 12:00||Bang Out Workout Dance Cardio||Live and Believe Nutrition (LAB) – Mike D.|
|12:00 – 1:00||Bucket Drumming Lessons||Chicago Bulls Bucket Boys|
|1:00 – 1:45||Djembe Drumming Lessons||Tam Tam Mandingue Djembe Academy -Taylor|
|1:00 – 1:30||Modern Dance Class for kids||Dance & Cheer of Excellence Academy – Kymore Jordan|
|1:45 – 2:30||Djembe Drumming Lessons||Tam Tam Mandingue Djembe Academy – Taylor|
|2:00 – 2:30||Footworking (Dance) Class||Take Ova Gang (TOG)|
|2:30 – 3:00||Capoeira Class||Beverly Arts Center – Tony Moseley|
|3:00 – 4:00||Tai Chi Class||Morgan Park Presbyterian Church – Vernon Williams|
|3:15 – 3:45||Family/Kids Storytelling||Mama Edie|
Live Entertainment Begins at 4PM
|4:00||Live Entertainment Begins|
|Storytelling by Mama Edie|
|Dance & Cheer of Excellence Academy performance|
|5:00||Live Concert by NuSource|
|Concert Intermission w/TOG Footworking Performance and Jahmal Cole|
|6:19||Moment of Solidarity for Juneteenth|
Arts and Crafts
Djembe African drumming lessons with Tam Tam Mandigue Djembe Academy
The band NuSource will be back by popular demand and much more.