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Capital City Kwanzaa Festival

6 N Laurel St
804-644-3900

Capital City Kwanzaa Festival presents performances, workshops, children's activities, The African Market, food and more observe the year's-end Kwanzaa holiday, a cultural affirmation of values, thanksgiving and growth.  This event is the largest of its kind in Virginia, and therefore, one of the largest on the East Coast. Elegba Folklore Society's Artistic Director first produced a Kwanzaa program in Richmond in 1986 and the Society first presented its festival in 1990.


Capital City Kwanzaa Festival is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media