Come celebrate unity at Portsmouth’s Annual African-American Culture and Heritage Festival promoting Cultural Diversity and Unity at Portsmouth Pavilion & Festival Park.

Enjoy FREE admission* to all festivities including live music, kids activities, food, and more.

*Except for Saturday May 28th Portsmouth Pavilion Concert.



Friday, May 27th

Join us as we kick off this three day celebration. Bring a lawn chair and settle in for the Opening Ceremony. Bring an appetite for more than just music.


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Saturday, May 28th

Day two of our celebration kicks off with Children’s activities, marketplace, food and live music all starting at Noon. Pack the sunscreen and a lawn chair for the early events.


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Sunday, May 29th

Wrap up the celebration with soul inspiring gospel music. Events include Heritage Tours at 1 and 3 pm.


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