5th JSVFest (Jerk, Seafood & Vegan Festival)

combined with

28th Annual African/Caribbean

International Festival of Life (IFOL)

September 11th & 12th, 2021

Lake Meadows Park

3117 S. Cottage Grove

@ 31st Street off DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Chgo, IL 60616

All prices subject to change without notice until purchase


{Free for kids under the age of 12 but must be accompanied by an adult) 


  • ​$15 advance and $30 standard. $35 after 5:00 pm on day of event.

  • Two days ticket, $29 advance, per tix, and $60 standard price.

  • VIP daily ticket, $55 in advance, and $100 standard

  • Two days ticket, $90 advance





  • Back Stage Access

  •  VIP Beer Garden/cash bar service, no long waiting in lines  

  • Seats in VIP’s pavilion near stage with best view of stage

  • Free water and Snacks between 6:00- 7pm.

  •     (Access to entire festival ground activities,)



PLEASE, print and bring your Paypal receipt upon arrival to get your admission and raffle ticket on the day (s) of the festival. 

All tickets are non-refundable, and prices are subject to change until purchase. Ticketholders must adhere to the State of Illinois, city of Chicago, and the JSVFest/IFOL Festival  COVID-19 Pandemic rules and regulations.


The JSVFest/IFOL is sponsored by: Chicago Park District, NBC 5 Chicago/Telemundo, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois, WVON AM, Rogers Park Fruit Market,  LaFruteria, Inc.

For general information, .

Visit www.festivaloflife.biz or email: martinsinternational1982@gmail.com. Phone 312-427-0266 or fax 312-427-0268 for complete information. #JSVFest, @JDVFest, #Festivaloflife, @Festivaloflife, #IFOL, @AfricanCaribbeanFestoflife.

Come eat, drink, dance and have a good time. "Bon Appétit"!