Linea411 hace ruido en el Ruidofest 2017 Ya estamos casi en Verano y la ciudad de Chicago se viste de fiesta para recibir al Ruidofest, el festival de música latina que desde el 7 hasta el 9 de julio estará presentándose en el barrio de Pilsen, Chicago-Illinois, con artistas de la talla de Molotov, Julieta Venegas,…

Fiesta del Sol Chicago (July 28 – 31st) – In 1972 Fiesta del Sol began as a celebration to commemorate PNCC’s role in securing the city’s commitment to building Benito Juarez Leadership Academy. Today, Fiesta del Sol continues to reflect the organization’s desire for social transformation. What started off as a block party—has evolved into a…

Colombian Fest Chicago (July 16 – 17th) at the Copernicus Center Chicago – The festival will present legendary and contemporary artists direct from Colombia performing diverse genres of Colombian music, including cumbia, vallenato, champeta, currulao, salsa and more plus artists drawn from Chicago’s Colombian community. CHICAGO—The Midwest’s largest celebration of Colombian music and culture, Colombian Fest / El…

Courtesy: Devra Gartenstein, studioD If you enjoy cooking, being outdoors and meeting a wide variety of people, mobile food vending at fairs, carnivals and festivals is a satisfying way to make a living doing seasonal work. A mobile food business can be a simple operation vending once a week at a small neighborhood farmers’ market, or…

Chicago Puerto Rican Festival & Parade (Month of June) – The annual celebration of all things Puerto Rico is one of the largest Latin events in the nation and is held in Chicago’s landmark and majestic Humboldt Park. It features four days of fun, food, and festivities. Drawing crowds from all over the Midwest, this community-wide gathering celebrates…

RUCK OF HONOR CHICAGO (EVERY MAY) – THE 22 MILE RUCK MARCH CHICAGO – Veterans, supporters and active duty military members will be rucking 22 miles with 22+ pound ruck sacks on their backs to remember our fallen and to raise awareness of PTSD and Veteran suicide. This patriotic ruck march will begin at Veterans Memorial Park…

Cinco de Mayo Festival Chicago – A celebration of South-of-the-border culture that’s enjoyed worldwide, Cinco de Mayo (or “5th of May”) commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. This, and Mexican Independence Day (celebrated in September at the Little Village neighborhood’s “Festival de La Villita”), are…

CHICAGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL (April) – The CLFF is produced every April by the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), a pan-Latino, nonprofit, multidisciplinary arts organization dedicated to developing, promoting and increasing awareness of Latino culture among Latinos and other communities by presenting a wide variety of art forms.  The Chicago Latino Film Festival began…

Chicago International Salsa Congress (February) – Salsa Congresses celebrate the rich cultural legacy of Latin and Afro-Caribbean music and dance. The Chicago International Salsa Congress is the premier Latin Music and Dance event of the year for the Chicago-Midwest region, bringing you total immersion for 4 nights and 3 days of non-stop excitement with our unsurpassed…

HispanoFest (Sep 09 – 15th) – HispanoFest is compiled of local business owners, Village of Melrose Park employees, community volunteers and the continued support of the Mayor of Melrose Park Ronald Serpico. HispanoFest is also a non-profit 503(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and also classified as a public charity under section 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi). Mission: HispanoFest promotes the…