Attend the African American Arts Festival July 23rd-24th

Sterling Haynes

Arts, Crafts, Handmade items, Food, Clothing, Jewelry, Live Entertainment and Special guests await at EN-RICH-MENT’S African American Arts Festival. The festival takes place July 23rd to 24th from 10am to 10pm. Located at the large lot at 10th and Cleveland AVE NW Canton, OH 44702.

Fun Activities

Through the festival are fun activities for the entire family. Enjoy music and great food at the Lunch Group July23rd at 11am.

Purchase a glass of wine and paint on a canvas for Paint & Sip. July 23rd-24th. Cost is $30.00. Children can play in Inflatable bouncy houses.

Fun Contests

Calling all artists. Display artwork at the festival for an opportunity to win a cash prize. $100 for ages eight to seventeen. $200 for ages eighteen and up.

Tambourine competition takes place Saturday July 24th, 7:45pm. Bring your tambourine or borrow one for a musical experience.

Bake a special family recipe for the Pound Cake Bake Off is July23rd-24th. Winners will be announced on July24th a 5:00pm.

Special Guests

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.


Tents will set up with vendors selling an assortment of items. Handmade necklaces, Jewelry, Candles, Paintings, and food and more. Food includes Ribs, BBQ, Sandwiches, and desserts.

Support Local Artists

Attending the 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.

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