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African-American Heritage Festival

  • Date: -
  • Location: Gypsy Hill Park Football Stadium Parking Lot
  • Introduction: Staunton's African-American Heritage Festival is an annual celebration of black culture and history.

The 29th annual African-American Heritage Festival (AAHF) will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16 and Sunday, Sept. 17 and will include live music, cultural dancing, entertainment, a variety of foods, and crafts from local and regional artisans.

This family-friendly event features face painting, crafts, and fun activities for the kids as well as community resources and health screenings! All events are free and fully handicapped accessible.

The  AAHF is one of the largest events of its kind in the Shenandoah Valley and is hosted by a non-profit, volunteer group. It is sponsored by the City of Staunton, Staunton Parks & Recreation, and Staunton's Tourism Department. 

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