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Champaign-Urbana Days
Saturday, August 11, 2018
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Douglass Park, 5th & Grove Street, Champaign

Celebrate the “Chambana” community with us at Champaign-Urbana Days! On Saturday, take in the live entertainment, tasty food, children’s activities, sports tournaments, senior luncheon, and more all in the newly remodeled Douglass Park. Use #CUDays when sharing online! 

11am-2pm: Love and Peace Basketball
11am-3pm: Senior Luncheon & Bingo
11am-5pm: Family Activities & Inflatables
11am-8pm: Food, Merchandise & Info Vendors

11-11:45am: Gospel Music with Andre Crittenden, BJ McKenzie, and La Jason Parker
Sponsored by Lady Lynn Live & Will Colquitt of Tabernacle Radio, Chicago
12-12:45pm: I-PAN
1-1:30pm: Black Culture Club Steppers
2-3pm: CU Day Fashion & Talent Show
5-5:30pm: Marty B.
6pm: Comedian: Chris Hightower
7-8pm: Headliner: Retro Boogie Band

Taste of Champaign-Urbana
West Side Park (400 W University Ave, Champaign, IL)
August 17, 5-11pm
August 18, 11am-11pm

The premiere event of the summer is just around the corner! Taste of Champaign-Urbana will feature food from some of Champaign-Urbana’s best restaurants. Come to West Side Park to discover new food while enjoying high-quality music and entertainment with a frosty beer in hand.

Be sure to check out the huge assortment of arts and crafts vendors, play in the Kids Zone, and run in the 6th Annual Pie Run!

•    30 food vendors – 14 of which are new to the event
•    29 artist vendors displaying and selling all types of mediums including jewelry, woodwork, paintings/prints, bath products, and more
•    8 local bands on Illinois American Water stage plus pop-up performances by 40 North’s Friday Night Live
• Kids Zone includes Graffiti Mural, Touch-A-Truck, Sidewalk Chalk, Joyful Bubbles, Inflatables, and more
•    Still seeking volunteers!

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