Englewood Branded Gives Back with its 4th Fall Fest

The South Shore Drill Team entertained the crowd during the Englewood Branded fourth annual Fall Fest.

Englewood Branded’s Fall Fest 4.0 was a success. Englewood Branded hosted there 4th annual fall fest yesterday on 1546 W 63rd street and it brought the community together in a great way. Fall Fest 4.0 was packed with many fun activities such as carnival games where you could win prizes, a pumpkin booth where you could crave your pumpkin. The fest also had amusement park rides — The pirate ship and the Tornado.

Corie Luckett, center

The event was packed, and Englewood Branded’s founder Corie Luckett, did his best at making sure everyone was having a good time by giving out free food, partnering with Taste for the Homeless. If they weren’t playing the carnival games or on the amusement rides, the kids were playing football or shooting basketball on the inflatable rims. There were also free s’mores you could enjoy.

Tee Benji

After an hour went by, the South Shore Drill Team came to put on a performance which they did not disappoint. After there performance, Chicago’s very own Tee Benji hit the stage to turn the fest up some more. The fest also had a guest appearance from the 16th ward alderwomen, Ms. Stephanie D. Coleman. While browsing around at the activities, attendees also got a chance to look at different vendors that participated in the event. You could also snap pictures at the different photo stations brought to you by the American Cancer Society. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, Englewood Branded brought out a farmers vendor that allowed you to feed baby goats, sheep, and ducks.

Alderman Stephanie D. Coleman (hat) greets community members during the fest.

This event was an excellent family friendly occasion and should be on your must-do list for next year. But just like last year, Englewood Branded might bring back their Winter Wonderland, so also be on the watch for that. You could stay updated with what’s going on by following Englewood Branded on Instagram @Englewoodbranded.


By Christopher Lockridge

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