July 29-August 1, 2010
Organizer: Pilsen Neighbors Community Council
What to expect: A huge alcohol- and tobacco-free festival full of music, art and food.
Why to go: If for nothing else, to support a good cause. Revenue from the festival goes toward a scholarship program for Latino students as well as community development and educational programs.
Additional info: The festival also includes a children's area with games and a petting zoo, a carnival with family-friendly activities and an art pavilion.
Centerstage Reviewer: Ben Rubenstein