Head down to the Third Street Promenade this Friday, Saturday and Sunday to take advantage of the free, music, culture and food event - Pharaoh’s Festival. Festival hours are 4-10 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The non-profit organization was established in 2011and the festival is designed to educate entertain visitors by engaging the senses with food, music and souvenir items from Egypt.
All proceeds go to the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Service Center, which serves the community through numerous activities such as feeding the homeless, serving at women’s shelters and offering tutoring to students. The service center caters to kids by hosting sports activities and group outings, while providing mental and emotional support.
“Last year the festival welcomed more than 40,000 visitors a day. We hope to attract even more visitors this year,” Marketing Director Karim Malek said in an official statement. “The services offered by the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Service Center ultimately provide responsible role models for today’s kids and gives them the confidence to reach for their dreams.”
For more details, visit the festival website here