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CANCELLED: African-American Heritage Festival

  • Date: -
  • Location: Gypsy Hill Park Football Stadium Parking Lot
    600 Churchville Avenue
    Staunton, Virginia 24401
  • Introduction: Staunton's African-American Heritage Festival is an annual celebration of black culture and history.


Due to forecasted severe weather from Hurricane Florence, this event has been cancelled.  

The 30th annual African-American Heritage Festival (AAHF) will be held from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 16 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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