Akron African Cultural Association Festival

Category: Event Calendar

  • Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 12-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 12-9 p.m.

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The 38th annual African American Festival & Parade Exhibition has attracted thousands to the Akron area over the years. It is the second oldest cultural festival in Ohio. Individuals have planned family reunions and homecomings around the dates and nationally known speakers and entertainment have participated. Locally, economic entrepreneurship has been facilitated through adults and youth vendors offering food, cultural artifacts, commercial services and youth activities.

Saturday, July 21 - 12-9 p.m.

"Youth Family Day"
Free admission

Youth talent show auditions 12:30 p.m.
Youth Pavilion 12-5 p.m.
Angel P and The Creative Players
DJ/MC Timbo Williams

Sunday, July 21 - 12-9 p.m.

"Let's Come Together"
$10 after 4 p.m.
African Marketplace    
Vendors and Food
Free Hair Cuts
Chess Tournament
Chess Registration
Youth Pavilion 12P-5P  
Free African Drum Making Workshop,
Games and Prizes, School Supply Give Away
Free Health and Wellness Screenings
DJ/MC Timbo Williams
Mike Austin
Hue People