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The 5th Annual Charlotte African-American Festival by Charlotte Entertainment Network

  • The Carole Hoefener Center 610 East 7th St Charlotte, NC (map)

The Charlotte African-American Festival is a celebration of the rich heritage and accomplishments of the African-American Community.

The festival includes musical performances, art, literature, food, dancers, drummers, a pageant, speakers, vendors, and special awards and recognitions and much more. Special attractions include a journey through the Underground Railroad with a Harriet Tubman impersonator and the Black History Walk of Fame which features impersonations of famous African Americans.

Proceeds raised by The 5th Annual Charlotte’s African American Festival will provide academic and technology opportunities for Charlotte youth. Programs have been provided for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department, The Charlotte Housing Authority and a host of community organizations and private schools.

Formerly The Black History Walk of Fame.



Friday - 6:00pm-9:00pm  -  Ashanti Pageant/Concert

Saturday 11:00am-6:00pm  -  Festival/Awards Ceremony

Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm  -  Festival /Gospelfest


**The Gold Effect team will be vending at the festival on both Saturday and Sunday**