13th Annual Harvest Festival: Cosechando Community Care

Celebrate community care with family fun, food, music, dance, vendors, and drinks!

Join El Paseo Community Garden and community partners for the 13th Annual Harvest Festival: Cosechando Community Care!

Saturday, September 24th, 2022
2 pm to 9 pm
El Paseo Community Garden
944 W. 21st Street

Help fundraise for the garden and enjoy family fun, live music & dance, wellness programming, Healing Mercado, raffles giveaways, food vendors, drinks, and more!

2022 Event Map


Family Activities:

Shedd Aquarium, Brookfield Zoo Explorers Program, Peggy Noteabaert Nature Museum, Chicago Audubon, Pilsen Arts & Community House

Sign up to be part of the 2-day Basket Ball Tournament organized by Peace in Pilsen

Times vary between 2:00-6:00 pm. Check Program for details.

VIP Mixer & Beer Garden: 4:00 to 8:00 pm

Sponsored by Lo Rez Brewing. Garden Cocktails (suggested donation to enter and receive 1 drink ticket). While supplies last. First come first serve tickets.

FREE Raffles!!!!

Tickets will be drawn at 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm. Prizes include 2 kids bikes donated by Working Bikes, moles and salsas from Yvolina’s, gift card from Belli’s Juice Bar, a screen printed tote, garden honey, and prizes from our vendors and partners!


Mural Stage

  • 2:00-2:45 – Music Time with Mister Sam
  • 3:00 – Community Yoga with Edith
  • 5:00 – Sound Healing & Meditation with
  • 6:00 – Moon Healing Circle
  • 6:45 – Craft Service S.2 E.1 Preview
    Complimentary food by Bridge Beyond Entertainment
  • 7:30 – Nuestra Herencia Preview

The Lot Stage

  • 3:00- 3:30 – Flamenco with special guests Joan Collaso, Diego Alvarez and King Mossa
  • 3:30 – 4:00 – Raffle Drawing
  • 4:00 -5:00 – WBEZ Curious City listening session
  • 5:30 -6:30 – Flamenco with special guests Joan Collaso, Diego Alvarez and King Mossa
  • 6:30 – 8:00 – Raffle Drawing
  • 8:00 – 9:00 The Metalliques (live band)

Star in your own interview with documentarians Chelsey Sinceŕray x Jenna Anast

3:00 – 5:00
Take a stroll with Jenna Anast (@JourneyswithJenna) and Chelsey Sinceŕray (@215imgs & @invisiblepodcastradio) to your favorite spot in the El Paseo Community Garden and be the star of a 3-5 min interview surrounding the phenomenon that is community care.

These interviews will be used to continue the sustainability of El Paseo Community garden by creating a recap video for marketing purposes as well as supporting the creative development of these two multi-dimensional artists.

Accessibility info:

The path along the garden between 21st and Cullerton is ADA accessible. Some vendors will be along the sidewalk on Cullerton that will be ADA accessible. The majority of other vendors and activities will be in the grass areas and may not be ADA compliant. There will be an ADA porta potty available.

Certain vendors and partners can potentially make adjustments or accommodations upon request. Please contact us with any special accommodation requests. elpaseo.communitygarden@neighbor-space.org

COVID: Masks are encouraged and respected in the garden but not required.

Thank you to our partners and sponsors!

WBEZ Curious City, Clinard Dance, Community Healing Mercado, Lo Rez Brewing, NeigbhorSpace

Aetna, 25th Ward Alderman Sigcho-Lopez, State Rep. Mah

Shedd Aquarium, Brookfield Zoo, Peggy Noteabaert Nature Museum, Peace in Pilsen, CRAFT SERVICE, Threewalls

Contact us to join the list of partners and sponsors.

Please note: there is a photographer that will be taking photos for archival and marketing purposes for El Paseo community garden and the partners of this event. If you do not wish for your photo to be released please email elpaseo.communitygarden@neighbor-space.org or simply tell the photographer or photographer assistant and we will gladly make note and not photograph you. Thank you for being a part of this day!