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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Join US!

Date: August 6, 2022
Time: 10:30am - 10:00pm

Find the festival at Rosa Parks Circle:
Rosa Parks Circle, 135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Festival activities

African Cuisine
African Cuisine

Experience authentic cuisine from different nations throughout Africa.

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Fashion Show
Fashion Show

Celebrate Local African and African inspired fashion on the runway.

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Entertainment
Entertainment

Spend the day watching our DJ's, Bands, Fashion show, and Interactive Events

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Art & Crafts
Art & Crafts

Booths with local and international artists sharing their crafts.

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Children's Activities
Children's Activities

Traditional Face painting, Dance Lessons, and Musical activities to involve people of all ages

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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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