2nd Annual African American Arts Festival

Sterling Haynes

After last year’s raving success EN-RICH-MENT's African American Arts Festival returns July 22nd & July 23rd. Located in downtown Canton Ohio Centennial Plaza. Located at 300 Market Ave. N.Canton, Ohio 44702.

Arts, Crafts, Handmade Items, Food, Clothing, Jewelry, Live Entertainment and Special Guests await at EN-RICH-MENT’S 2nd annual African American Arts Festival. Fun activities are spread on Friday July 22 and Saturday July 23rd.

Friday July 22nd events

Saturday July 23rd events

Special Guests

Gregory Watkins and the worship & Praise, Elec Simon, Josh & Maria Cribbs from the Cleveland Channel 19, Elevated Dance Company, For Keeps, The Unit Band, Michael Kelly & Next Level Drum Circle.

Charade Singers, Bands, Spoken Word Artists, Poets, Dancers, Performers and more will provide entertainment Celebrities include Red Hands, Rosalyn Pratt, Donte Clark, Saxy Rob and Elec Simon. Josh and Marie Cribbs from the Cleveland 19 show Cribbs in the CLE and Djapo African Dancers.

Over 40+ Vendors

Tents will set up with vendors selling an assortment of items. Custom Art, Skin Care, Purses, Jewelry, Paintings, Food Trucks, Fresh Lemonade and much more.

Vendors include Sew-Sew Gallery, Palmystree, Bella’s Bags & Beauty, Chick-Fil-A, Kingdom Eatz, Food Truck, Stark Fresh, Naturez Skin Care, Carla’s Kitchen &

Catering LLC, Legends Cultural, Rhino Art Gallery, Urban League, B&D’s FoodTruck, Stark Fresh.

Support Local Artists

Attending the 2nd annual African American Arts Festival immerses one into the local art community in Canton Ohio. Attending art festivals shows artists support and appreciation. This, in turn, encourages them to keep producing more work. Connect with the artists and learn about new art forms and understand the meaning behind their artistic voice. Have fun and stay safe.

To view photos of the 1st Annual African American Arts Festival, click here.

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