Parade in Hyde Park & South Side

Bud Billiken Parade

Held on the second Saturday of August, this huge parade (the USA’s largest African American one) features drill teams, dancers and floats. It runs along Martin Luther King Jr Dr, from 39th St to 55th St, and wraps u…
Cultural in Hyde Park & South Side

African Festival of the Arts

Soulful music and ethnic eats bring crowds to Washington Park for this annual event, usually held over the Labor Day weekend in September.