Annual Ethnic Festival

A Block Party for the World!

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.

Located At

Union Settlement Way
East 104th Street
Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
New York, NY 10029

Contact

ethnicfest@unionsettlement.org
(212) 828-6000

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

and more!

Mainstage Schedule

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 

TimeAct
11am:   Ezperanza Band (“marching” band)
11:30am:  Union Settlement Rising Stars Middle School Performance
11:35am:  Official Welcome/Introductions
11:50am:  Rising Stars Performance
12:00pm:  Zumba
12:30pm:  Funiki Jam Multicultural Band for KIds
1:30pm:  Chinese Dancers
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

Vendors

For vendor questions, please contact: ethnicfest@unionsettlement or call (212) 828-6031.