The From the ‘Go Festival is a platform and signature event developed by youth in True Star programs to celebrate young Chicago creatives and showcase their talents.

The mission of FTG is to create a space that celebrates youth, honors their perspectives, showcases their talents, and promotes unity among young Black and Brown Chicagoans that contribute to a safe city. The festival will include a concert with local performing artists, a vendor fair for local youth entrepreneurs and interactive activities. Come out and show what makes Chicago special-the people!

Frequently Asked Questions

True Star is a non profit media company and digital agency led by Chicago’s youth. True Star provides training and real-world work experiences that teach youth how to create, develop, and market digital content on platforms that empower them to forge their own paths. Since 2004, True Star has provided jobs and opportunities for over 10,000 Chicago youth living on the west and south sides. For more information about True Star visit www.truestarfoundation.org

St. Anthony Hospital will be providing the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for free on site at Douglass Park from 1pm to 5pm. For youth over 18 no pre-registration is required. Those under 18 are required to have a signed parent/guardian consent form. Download consent form here. English or Spanish

Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations or a negative COVID-19 test results will be REQUIRED to gain entry to the event. For attendee’s who are unable to provide valid proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, a negative COVID-19 test result must be obtained within 48 hours of attending the event. A mask is strongly recommended to be worn during festival and required in all vendor, activation tents and enclosed areas at the festival.

To find a vaccination location near you, please visit www.VaccineFinder.org or www.Chicago.gov/COVIDTest.

Hand sanitizer stations will be provided throughout the park for your convenience.

From The GO’ Fest will take place at Douglass Park in Chicago, Illinois. The address is 1401 S. Sacramento Dr. Chicago, IL 60623.

Dreezy/ Korporate/ DCG/ Sprado/ Happy Birthday Calvin/ 8MatikLogan/ BigMoufBo/ Chris & Debo/ New Ara/ Heavy Crownz/ Tee Benji/ Amiir Perry/ Bianca Shaw/ Sterling Hayes/ London Lo/ Solly Bandz/ Solo the Dweeb / 3800 Drippy/ Chanelle Tru/ Tino Bucks/ Ashlee Bankz/ KingPinRue/ Frayne Vibez/ Dime Monroe/ WemmyMo/ Marko Stat$/ Ryan Alexander/ King Melik/ Law of Huey/ BG Bino/ A’Don/ Poncho Biggs/ Kyros Here/ Jabba 44x/ Xiah/ Senite/ Vanessa Lowder / Gayun Cannon/ KAI

Special Guest

Showtime’s “The Chi” Cast

Michael Epps, Judae’a Brown and many more.

Yes, our event is handicap accessible.

This event is FREE to enter. Please have cash or debit cards for food and other vendors at the festival.

From The Go Fest was created for youth ages 13+

FREE shuttles will be provided for From The Go’ Fest attendees. They will arrive at 6 P.M. and start leaving at 6:15 P.M. Buses will conduct 2 rotations per line.

Kedzie/Pink Line

Kedzie/Blue Line

Kedzie/Green Line

 

Artists and set times will be released in the coming weeks of the festival.

True Star Media

Email: fromt[email protected]
Phone: 312-588-0100

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