The national award-winning Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival will be celebrating its 53rd anniversary in 2023! This family-oriented event is a celebration of African and African American history, culture, arts, and traditions. Join us all week long at our weekday celebrations leading up to the Festival.
Bimbé Weekday Events Schedule
Bimbé Community Block Party
Wednesday, May 31 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Holton Career and Resource Center Athletic Field, 401 N. Driver Street FREE | All Ages
Come out and enjoy free music, community performances, dancing, and games for the whole family! Activities will include bingo, a bounce house, 3 on 3 basketball, arts and crafts, games, and recreational activities. Book Harvest will be giving away books and free haircuts will be offered on a first come first served basis from 4-6 p.m. Come hungry and visit one of the food vendors selling hotdogs and Italian ice.
Bimbé Cypher at the Bull (Organized by OnlyUs Media)
Thursday, June 1 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. CCB Plaza, 201 N Corcoran Street FREE | All Ages
Join us for the Bimbe Cypher featuring the OnlyUs Music Collective. Citizens will gather in CCB Plaza to rap, sing, make beats, and create community together. They will be challenged to improvise and think on their toes and to build self-confidence and empathy.
Bimbé Teen Pool Party
Friday, June 2 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Campus Hills Pool, 2000 S. Alston Ave. FREE | Ages 13-18
Teens! Come and celebrate Bimbe in your own way at Campus Hills with a Teen Pool Party! There will be games, music, food, and giveaways! Grab your friends to cool off at the pool and turn up to the sound of the beat. Participants must wear appropriate pool attire.