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African World Festival in Detroit

The 31st annual event, which has a 'Rising to the Top' theme, hits the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Aug. 16-18, 2013

The African World Festival in Detroit has expanded for its 31st year. The event, which takes place at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, now covers the museum's interior spaces, the exterior grounds and portions of Peck Park. Catch the action Aug. 16-18, 2013.

The African World Festival features performances, poetry, arts and crafts, African drumming and dance, vendors and ethnic foods. See more than 150 vendors with import and visual arts, handcrafted items, apparel, accessories and foods.

This year, the festival also boasts an expanded Watoto Village! Come check it out and celebrate the history of Detroit.

This festival is the single largest program by the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and had over 100,000 attendees last year in three days.

The family fun runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily – Friday til Sunday. The festival is free with museum admission, which is $8 for adults ages 13-61 and $5 for ages 3-12.

For more about the African World Festival at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, visit the Metro Parent Calendar listing.

Aug 13, 2013 11:30 am
 Posted by  ladytmama

I am hoping to come and celebrate, This event looks like a lot of fun!

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