Saturday, May 18, 2019
11AM – 5PM
Union Settlement’s 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.
A Block Party for the World
The 27th Annual Ethnic Festival will be held this year on Saturday, May 18, 2019! A large variety of multi-cultural entertainment will be offered on an outdoor stage, over 50 local vendors and exhibitors will line the streets, and activities for all age groups will take place throughout the day, attracting thousands of New Yorkers.
Sponsored in part by:
Activities and Performances
The 2019 Ethnic Festival is proud to feature:
AURORA Y ZON DEL BARRIO FEAT. NICKY MARRERO, FANIA ALL-STAR • THE AFRO-LATINEERS • PONY RIDES • SLIME ZONE • DESIGNER POP UP SHOP • MARCHING BAND • CRAFT COLUMBIAN COFFEE • MULTICULTURAL CUISINE • R&B SINGER EMILIE SURTEES • FACE PAINTING • FUNIKI JAM MULTICULTURAL KIDS BAND • ROCK CLIMBING TOWER • CIRCA ’95 AFRO LATIN HIP HOP • ART AND CRAFT MAKING • LIVE MURAL PAINTING • BOUNCE HOUSE • JEWELRY SALE • UPTOWN DANCE ACADEMY • ZUMBA • STREET VENDORS • STEM ACTIVITIES • PETTING ZOO • BOOK SALE • COSTUMED CHARACTERS • ICE CREAM AND COTTON CANDY • DANCE • AIKIDO DEMONSTRATIONS
Live on the mainstage on East 104th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues!
Host and house band performing throughout the day: AURORA Y ZON DEL BARRIO FEAT. NICKY MARRERO, FANIA ALL-STAR
|11am:||Ezperanza Band (“marching” band)|
|11:30am:||Union Settlement Rising Stars Middle School Performance|
|11:50am:||Rising Stars Performance|
|12:30pm:||Funiki Jam Multicultural Band for KIds|
|3:00pm:||Emilie Surtees Pop/R&B Vocalist|
|3:30pm:||The Afro-Latineers, Latin Jazz with West African Rhythms|
|4:00pm:||Circa ‘95, Spanish and English language Hip Hop|
|4:35pm:||Uptown Dance Academy|