African American Heritage Parade & Festival

Newark, NJ
May 24 - May 27, 2019
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The 52nd Annual African American Heritage Statewide Parade & Festival kicks off on Friday, May 24th for a weekend of fun for the entire family! The Memorial Day weekend festival is located at Weequahic Park and will have carnival rides for all ages, pony rides, games, vendors, health pavilion, Kids Zone, and live entertainment.

On Saturday, May 25th, there will be a spectacular fireworks display at Weequahic Park starting at 9:45pm.

Sunday, May 26th, will feature the annual Heritage Parade starting at 1pm. The parade will march down Broad Street in downtown Newark and will have marching bands, floats, and more.


  • Parade Begins at 1pm on Sunday, May 26th

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658 Elizabeth Ave, Newark, NJ 07112

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