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African American Heritage Parade & Festival

Newark, NJ
May 25 - May 26, 2019
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The 52nd Annual African American Heritage Statewide Parade & Festival kicks off on Saturday, May 25th, for a weekend of fun for the entire family!

Saturday is the Family Fun Fest from 2pm to dusk, featuring ethnic food vendors and merchandise, DJ music and dancing, health pavilion and info stations, and a Kids Zone with bounce houses, arts & crafts, face painting, and games. The Fun Fest is capped off with a spectacular fireworks display at approximately 8:30pm.

Sunday 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.


  • Saturday: Family Fun Fest is 2pm – 9pm
  • Sunday: Parade Begins at 1pm

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658 Elizabeth Ave, Newark, NJ 07112

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