Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival

The national award winning Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival will celebrate its 51st Anniversary on May 16, 2020!

This family oriented event is a celebration of African and African American history, culture, arts, and traditions. Visit the Bimbé History page for information on how the festival has evolved throughout the years.

Crowds at Bimbe Cultural Arts Festival

51st Annual Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival

Saturday, May 16, 2020
1 p.m.-7 p.m.
Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium Drive
Free | All Ages

Please check back soon for details!

View photos from the 2019 Festival on our Facebook page.

Festival Activities

  • Live Music
  • Family Fun Zone
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Community Resources
  • Ethnic Food
  • Local Talent

Seating will not be provided, please bring a lawn chair or blanket.

The following is not allowed at the festival:

  • No coolers
  • No smoking
  • No alcohol
  • No personal canopies/tents
  • No pets

Vendor Information

Vendor Booth TypeCity ResidentNon-City Resident
Food$300 (includes a $50 refundable deposit)$340 (includes a $64 refundable deposit)
Education/Non-profit$30$45
Artists/Natural Crafts$50$65
Non-food$100$115

For additional information about food and non-food vendors, visit our vendor page.

Event Cancellation Information

Events may be canceled in the case of severe inclement weather.

  • Call the weather line at 919-560-4636 and press Number 8 for the status of the event.
  • Visit Facebook and / or Twitter

Event Contact

For event information, email Kristin Perez or call 919-560-4355.