Events Aug. 14th – Aug. 16th


AUG. 14 -16
Festival Cubano

Riis Park, Fullerton & Narragansett | Fri., 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Tickets start at $10
Now a Chicago summer festival tradition, Festival Cubano was created in 2010 as a grassroots effort to celebrate all aspects of Cuban culture. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have come from near and far to experience a little bit of Cuba in Chicago. The festival will feature world-class entertainment, merchandise and food from across Latin America.
Aug. 14
Night Out: Movies in the Parks at La Villita

La Villita Park, 2800 S. Sacramento Blvd. | 8:30 p.m.* | Free
La Bamba (PG-13) Lou Diamond Phillips plays legendary 1950s rocker Ritchie Valens (born Ricardo Valenzuela), in this musical biography. *Start time is approximate, all movies start at dusk.
Aug. 15
Family Fun Fest

Presence Nazareth Center, 1127 N. Oakley Blvd. | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Free
Family Fun Fest will welcome hundreds of families out for an afternoon of free activities and health screenings. Activities include face painting, caricature artists, balloon sculptures, carnival rides and games. There will also be snacks available.

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