FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What is "Piyesta Pinoy"?

"Philippine Fest" is the largest outdoor Filipino American event in the Chicago area. It is held yearly during the Summer at the Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center. The event hosts many well known artists from the Philippines as well as local talent. Attendees enjoy the variety of food, activities, and shopping! The event is coordinated by the PACF (Philippine American Cultural Foundation) in partnership with the Philippine Consulate General of Chicago and the Village of Bolingbrook.

Location

Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center 375 W. Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Click here for Directions.

Date & Time

Saturday, June 13, 2020

11:00AM - 10:00PM

5k Run/Walk starts at 9:00AM.

Sponsor and partner booths, food, concession, arts, crafts and retail vendors are scheduled to open at 11:00AM and close on or before 10:00PM.

Admission

Admission to the Festival is FREE. However, Food is at your own expense.

Parking

There are plenty of FREE parking spaces in and around the Bolingbrook Town Center. Click the link below to view the areas where to park.

Click here for the parking map.

Stage Programming

The main stage program at the Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center starts at 12:00PM noon and ends at 10:00PM. See our current program here.

Reserved VIP Seating

Front row seats are reserved for VIPs, Sponsors, Partners, and Donors. VIP Tickets are required to be seated in the Reserved VIP seating area. Security will be enforced.

What is the Layout of the Fest

Click here for the Festival Map.

Weather

The Festival and Show will go on rain or shine, unless severe weather conditions are expected. Check the latest weather forecast for the day before leaving home to prepare for expected/unexpected weather changes (i.e., bring umbrellas, raincoats, etc.).

These Items Are Allowed

Low-rise lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas...as long as they don't block people behind you.

These Items Are Prohibited

Bottled drinks and alcoholic beverages are prohibited. No smoking and No pets allowed in the seating area and on the hill in front of the stage. No guns, No firearms, No sharp objects, No glass bottles.

How Can I Participate?

You can participate in the following ways...

  • Perform

  • Become a food or service vendor

  • Sponsor

  • Volunteer

 

To participate, access and complete the forms here.

Participant Info is available here.

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