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AGOA Festival

A Glimpse of Africa provides a platform that brings people together to celebrate, educate, and share the diverse rich African cultures through food, music, dance,  fashion, art & crafts, and other community activities. Our annual festival is the largest African Cultural Festival in West Michigan with an attendance of over 4,000 people 

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A Glimpse of Africa Festival 2024

Date: August 09th, 10th, 11th, 2024
                       Time:
Friday | 03:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday | 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

Sunday | 10:30 am - 5:30 pm

Find the festival at Calder Plaza:
Calder Plaza, Ottawa Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Festival vENDORS

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Explore previous years

2020 Highlights

Even with Covid-19 creating new road blocks, we safely celebrated the many cultures of Africa. Even though the event was smaller in scale, the reasons to celebrate were larger!

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2019 Highlights

Our monumental first year! For the first time we celebrated and shared the many cultures of Africa with our beloved town of Grand Rapids.

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Join us as we look back on previous years' celebrations of culture

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