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Go Africa Harlem 2018 Street Festival

Host: Go Africa Network Inc | Cost: Free | Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT) | Location: 216 West 116th Street Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (7th Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (8th Avenue) New York, NY 10026


You must self register for this event 

Highlights for this year 2018

  Themes for this year are unique, innovative & fresh

Celebrating African, African-American & Caribbean cultures from all parts of the world

 This year’s Street Festival will bring new artists up to 3 stages throughout both days of the event thus providing something fresh and exciting for all New Yorkers.

 The Go Africa Master Chefs will be on 8 grills cooking up African, Caribbean, and American specialties for the duration of the street festival.

 The Go Africa Master Chefs will be cooking it up in addition to the other featured food merchants at the street Festival to increase your food choices and eating pleasures.

 We will also be selling Beer, Wine and special beverages during the event. 

 There will be three (3) stages showcasing dance, art, music and dress from various regions throughout Africa and the Caribbean with direct participation from the African community & Cultural groups, consulates and embassies from the city’s five boroughs an NY Region.

Grand Marshall  & Master of Ceremonies

We are proud and honored for the Go Africa Street Festival 2018 to announce the Following:

  •  The Honorable Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President will serve as the Grand Marshall for this marque event

Special Honorees from the Community (TBA):

We are proud recognize and Honor the following individuals during the street Festival for their distinguished years of service to the African and African-American community throughout the years:

Supporters & Sponsors

“This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.”

We are proud and honored for the Go Africa Street Festival 2018 to be supported by the following individuals groups and organizations:

  • The Consulate General of Senegal
  • New York city Department of Cultural Affairs
  • NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • Association Nationale Des Senegalais D Amerique Inc.
  • U.S. Congressman, Adriano Espaillat
  • The office of Manhattan Borough President
  • NYS Governor, Andrew Cuomo
  • NYS assembly Speaker, Carl E. Heastie (Honorary Chairman of the Go Africa Harlem 2017 Street Festival)
  • Manhattan Borough President’s immigrant task force (Alassane  Diop)
  • Manhattan Community Board 10
  • The Delegate General of Cote d’Ivoire
  • Ambassador of Guinea,  & the Consulate General Guinea
  •  NYC Councilman, Bill Perkins
  • New York State Governor, Andrew Cuomo
  • The office of Bronx Borough President
  • The Honorable Imam Souleimane Konate of Masjid Aqsa Mosque
  • The Honorable Dr. Michael A. Walrond Jr. Senior Pastor, First Corinthian Baptist Church
  • The Honorable Assemblyman Michael Blake – Assembly District 79
  • The Honorable Assemblywomen Inez Dickens - – Assembly District 70 (District where the events will take place)
  • The African Advisory Council of the Bronx Borough President
  •  The Honorable Professor Michael John Downie, Chairman, Arts & Culture Committee, Manhattan Community Board 10
  • IDNYC
  • CUNY Citizenship Now!

 Contact Information

 Visit GoAfricaHarlem.org for more information.

CONTACT: The Go Africa Harlem Street Festival will take place on 7/14/2018  from 10am - 6pm on 116th Street btw. 7th & 8th Aves.  for more information, visit:www.GoAfricaHarlem.org

or email Info@GoAfricaHarlem.org or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8001

 In addition, there will be visual opportunities for Media groups (Print, Radio, and TV). Please send any special media requests to Media@GoAfricaHarlem.org or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8001

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

no age requirments to attend, however Government issued IDs are required for the purchase and consumption of adult beverages from any of the venues at the street festival 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Take the C,B Trains to 116th Street or take the 2,3 or 6 Trains to 116th street and walk east to 7th avenue

What can I bring into the event?

It is suggested that you travel lightly

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

email Info@GoAfricaHarlem.org or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8001

What's the refund policy?

Terms and conditions at clearly stated for any respective ticket item purchased from this site. 

Have questions about Go Africa Harlem 2018 Street Festival (7/14/2018)? Contact Go Africa Network Inc