Top 10 African American Cultural Festivals to attend in September

Top 10 African American Cultural Festivals to attend in September

Top 10 African American Cultural Festivals to attend in September



  1. California, San Francisco – The Polk Street Blues Festival –  The Festival will feature two main stages, a merchant marketplace, arts and crafts, gourmet food booths, a large family area, cafe seating areas, and much more. The only free blues event in San Francisco.


  1. DC, Washington – Black Family Reunion Celebration  –  This multi-cultural, family focused festival attracts up to 250,000 people. It is a unique opportunity for you to display your organization’s programs, services, and activities to the thousands of African Americans and others.


  1. DC, Washington – DC Fashion Week  –   DC Fashion Week is held twice a year during the months of February & September. A partnership of independent fashion designers, producers and models, DCFASHIONWEEK (DCFW) was created to increase economic development in the area of fashion design, clothing merchandising and modeling, and to enhance the visibility of the nation’s capital as a center of international fashion.


  1. Georgia, Atlanta – The Atlanta Comedy Festival  –   The nations premier bi-annual progressive & urban comedy showcase.


  1. Georgia, Savannah – Savannah Jazz Festival  –   Jazz is America’s truly original art form. Remember, the Savannah Jazz Festival is free and open to all!


  1. Illinois, Chicago – African Festival of the Arts –  Creating and keeping the culture. Enjoy clothing, jewelry that is handmade, soul food, and more.


  1. Maryland, Baltimore – African American Culture Festival  –   The Festival serves as a vehicle to showcase Baltimore County communities and its residents.


  1. Maryland, Baltimore – Cadillac Parade and Royal Theatre Reunion Parade & Festival  –  Good music, and witness the traditional Cadillac Parade.


  1. New York, Harlem – African American Day Parade  –  Showcase of positive Black achievements. The largest Black parade in America.


  1. South Carolina, Charleston – MOJA Arts Festival  –   A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts. Selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 events for many different years, the MOJA Arts Festival promises an exciting line-up of events with a rich variety of traditional favorites.





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