The Annual Ethnic Festival

A Block Party for the World

The 25th Annual Ethnic Festival is a day-long celebration of East Harlem and its unique cultures through music, dance, arts and crafts, ethnic cuisine and educational activities for all ages.

The Ethnic Festival celebrated its 25th anniversary on Saturday, May 20, 2017! A large variety of multi-cultural entertainment was offered on an outdoor stage, over 50 local vendors and exhibitors lined the streets, and activities for all age groups took place throughout the day, attracting thousands of New Yorkers.

Eddie Palmieri with Union Settlement. Photos by Olivier & Co. Media Group.

Eddie Palmieri receiving The Star of East Harlem Award given by Union Settlement. Photos by Olivier & Co. Media Group.