Elgin iFest celebrates the Greater Fox Valley’s rich cultural diversity through music and entertainment, ethnic cuisine, hands-on activities, City of Peace, a “world market”, and cultural arts and crafts.

Performers, food vendors and exhibitors will be on hand to share their cultures and traditions from all over the world.

Admission to iFest is free and open to all ages. Food vendors and some regional exhibitors will have items for sale.

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iFest is one of many cultural events taking place in downtown Elgin the first weekend of May. Check out the Downtown Neighborhood Association’s Cinco de Mayo Elgin event and the Gail Borden Public Library’s Asian-Pacific American Heritage Celebration.





Elgin iFest is an annual festival to celebrate the many cultures in Elgin and around the Fox Valley Region.

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