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Celebrate Africa!

  • Bladensburg Waterfront Park 4601 Annapolis Road Bladensburg, MD 20710 (map)



Revel in the rich sights, sounds, food, art, fashion, music and culture of Africa!

Bladensburg Waterfront Park transforms into an African marketplace with musicians, artists and cuisine from Senegal to Somalia. Treat your family to traditional and modern dancers, musicians, artisans and storytellers. Come dressed in your favorite African clothing, and take part in the fashion procession! 

Featuring Grammy nominated musician Cheick Hamala Diabate, as well as dancing, drumming and storytelling provided by Farafina Kan and Vera Oye Yaa-Anna.

Earlier Event: October 13
Taste of the Harvest
Later Event: October 14
Frederick Douglass Community Day