Over the last 15 years Swank PR has been a leading trailblazer within the Chicago entertainment industry breaking major artists and brands including Tink, Raekwon, Zenni Eyewear/Chicago Bulls and more. The woman-owned minority recently announced dates for their first-ever music, community and culture festival, the Purple Block Party. The Purple Block Party is a cultural, music, and festive experience that celebrates all elements that encompass unity throughout Chicago.
On Sunday, August 28th, 2022 at Garfield Park 100 N Central Park Ave (10:00 am – 10:00 pm) in partnership with community organization Rite to Wellness and Black Culture Fest, the Purple Block Party will host a block party including an NFT Truck, Wellness area, a kids zone and more. Hosted by Power 92.3 media personality Bree Specific, attendees will see live performances from Jim Jones, Pivot Gang, Kali, DJ 9AM, Vic Lloyd, Huey V (RocNation) & More.
The family friendly event will consist of food vendors, artwork, health and wellness and kid activities, including an inflatable bouncy house, back-to-school giveaways and more. The goal of the Purple Block Party (PBP) is to create the experience of what makes up all the elements of a community block party on a larger scale. The PBP is a combination of community, culture, technology and Chicago. Tickets are available at www.thepbparty.com
Partnering Sponsor Rite To Wellness and Black Culture Fest will host the community programming with early activities for the day that are based on black culture wellness. The Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative (GPRWC) is a group of residents, faith-based and health care institutions, nonprofits and other stakeholders that work and live in Garfield Park. We have come together to identify, promote and implement strategies to increase health and wellness in Garfield Park.
For more information on the Purple Block Party please visit www.thepbparty.com