Cultivate ٠ Celebrate ٠ Share

Join us to cultivate, celebrate, and share the vibrant tapestry of Turkish culture as we embrace diversity as the cornerstone of our shared identity, weaving a mosaic of unity that transcends borders and enriches our collective.

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Day 1

Friday, May 24, 2024
01:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Day 1 Agenda
Day 2

Saturday, May 25, 2024
10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Day 2 Agenda
Day 3

Sunday, May 26, 2024
11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Day 3 Agenda


All are welcome to engage in a range of family-friendly activities highlighting Turkish culture and history. These activities encompass culinary experiences, live performances, kid-friendly attractions, and more. Prepare to fully immerse yourself in the Turkish experience!

Turkish Food & Drinks

Turkish Food Sampling, Food Court, Turkish Tea & Coffee Tent

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Live Performances

Live Turkish Musical Performance, Traditional Folk Music & Poetry, Comedy Show

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Youth Zone

Marbling, Calligraphy for kids

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Discover the vibrant marketplace at our Turkish Festival in Chicago! Reserve a booth.

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Art Demonstrations

Ceramics, Calligraphy, Kat'i, Illumination, Copper Smithing and much more!

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MyKismet Matrimonial

Bringing together American Muslims looking to complete their other half.

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Turkish Films

Ottoman Islamic Heritage

Economic Forums

Educational Sessions

Intellect Empowerment

Join us in enriching sessions with esteemed community leaders, teachers, performers, and artists!

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Educational & Inspiring Panels

Presentations, discussions, and panels on Palestine, Syria, history of Islam in the US, entrepreneurship, marriage, mental health, stories of resilience from our community members.

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South Asian Cultural Sessions

Join us in exploring South Asian culture, literature, music, current events, history of Islam in the region and important figures.

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Khalil Center

We believe that by addressing the mental and spiritual well-being of individuals, we can build stronger and more resilient communities.

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Turkiye's Global Role

Explore Turkiye's rich history and presence in the Islamic world, its growing global influence, and economic opportunities.

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Need accommodations? We have special rates through our exclusive Hotel Partners.