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36th Annual Akron African Festival
Get Ready for a Family-Filled Weekend to Remember!!!
African Village Night
Akron African Festival Kick-Off at Lock 3
Food, African Performances and Experiences
Tickets on Sale Now
Space is Limited
Youth Family Day
11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Youth Talent Show
$500 Grand Prize Winner
Food and Vendors
Robert T. The Real Soul Pleaser:America’s No. 1 James Brown Tribute Show (8:00 p.m.)
John J Saxx Watkins (7:00 p.m.)
Lets Come Together
12:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
$10 after 5:00 p.m.
AFRICAN MARKETPLACE: Vendors and Food
CHESS TOURNAMENT: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (No Outside Boards)
AFRICAN VILLAGE: Free African Drum Making Workshop, Games and Prizes, School Supply give away
FREE HEALTH & WELLNESS TESTING AND SCREENING: Lead, HIV, STI, and Blood Pressure
MUSIC by the SOS BAND
July 15: $10
July 16: FREE!
July 17: $10 after 5:00 p.m.
200 S. Main st, Akron, OH 44312
Lock 3 occupancy is 5,000.
Shirt and shoes required for admittance.
For concerts that have an admission charge tickets are available at the gate the night of the show and need to be paid in cash. No advance sales. Children 48 inches and under admitted FREE!