Join us on Sunday August 7, 2016 
at Hawthorne Race Course 3501 S. Laramie Ave. Cicero, IL for our 36th Annual Celebration.
Time 12pm to 11pm
(5 Minutes from Midway Airport)

Belize Day in the Park Information

Admission Prices per person are as follows.
$15 Persons 18 to 64
$10 Persons 13 to 17 or 65 and over
$5 Children 6 to 12
Children 5 and under are free

No coolers, food or beverages are allowed to be brought in.
Folding chairs can be brought in.
Shade tent a maximum of 10 x 10 can be brought in but must be setup in designated area so as not to block other peoples views.

Assistance will be provided for seniors and handicapped persons needing it to enter the event.

Recording video of this event except by authorized persons is strictly prohibited. Violators will be removed from the event.

Parking $10 per car

Directions from Chicago: South on Stevenson (I-55) Expressway to Cicero Avenue Exit. Turn north (right) half mile to Gates 5 & 6 (left-hand side)

Directions from South: North on Stevenson (I-55) Expressway to Central Avenue Exit. Turn north (left) to 35th Street. Turn right on 35th to Hawthorne Gate 4.

Directions from North: Exit Eisenhower (I-290) at Laramie Avenue. Go south to 35th Street, Hawthorne Gate 4.

By train CTA PINK LINE to Cicero then 54B South Cicero CTA bus runs by Hawthorne Gates 5 & 6

By bus 54B South Cicero CTA bus runs BY Hawthorne Gates 5 & 6

2016 Vendor information is now available.
Click to go to vendor page
Click to go to vendor page

Emails about the 2010 event

From: "Anderson-Chestnut, Flora" FANDERSO@!!!!!!!!!!!!!
To: yubaandeh@!!!!!!!!!!; Phyllis Hughes wphughes@!!!!!!!!!!!; Joy Lucario j-mcgregor@!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sent: Mon, August 2, 2010 11:55:46 AM
Subject: Re: Day in the Park Celebration!

Good Morning,
Just wanted to say thanks for allowing “The Belizean Cultural Bearers” to participate in the celebration yesterday in sharing our Belizean Culture! I also wanted to congratulate each of you on a job well done in having the event at the Hawthorne Park facilities! Congratulations on celebrating 30 years!! Keep up the great work!




To: Farid Rishmawy frishmawy@!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Subject: Patrick Staine wrote on your Wall...
Reply-To: Reply to Comment !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Patrick posted something on your Wall and wrote:

Job well done on Sunday by the group, had a great time. The convenience of parking and security provided the comfort required was a repeated comment I heard. I'm sure improvements will be made for next year so get to working. :)

YouTube videos of past Chicago Belize Day in the Park
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2010 Pictures are now available.

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