May 18 and 19, 2019, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Oakton Park, 4701 Oakton Street
Since its inception in 1991, the Skokie Festival of Cultures has become one of the premier ethnic festivals in Illinois, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors and dozens of cultures, all representing Skokie's tremendous diversity. Attendees will take their free 'Tour of the World,' enjoying two days of ethnic folk music and dance, a wide range of food, unique arts and crafts, beer tasting, a merchandise bazaar, and dozens of cultural booths and displays. On Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m., there will be an international film festival at Oakton Park. The spectacular Festival of Cultures opening ceremony takes place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18. For more information and a complete schedule of activities, visit www.skokieculturefest.org.