Unity in Community!
The 2019 East End/Valley Street Community Heritage Festival will take place August 23, 24, & 25
in MLK Park in Asheville.
Friday, August 23 from 6pm to 9pm.
Saturday, August 24 from 10am to 9pm.
Sunday, August 25 from 10am to 6pm.
The Community Heritage Festival Parade and Car Show on MLK Drive starts at 11am on Saturday from South Charlotte Street (Historic Valley Street) to MLK Park. East End/Valley Street is Asheville's oldest African-American neighborhood. An alcohol free, family friendly festival! Come celebrate with us! Everyone is welcome! Food Vendors/Food Trucks - Ox Tails, Rice & Beans, Chicken Wings, Hot Dogs, Fish, Chicken on a Stick, Italian Ice, Bean Pies, Popcorn, Funnel Cakes & much more! Arts & Crafts - Clothing, African Clothing, Jewelry, Shea Butter & much more! Music & Entertainment - Stanley Baird Group, Otesha Creative Art Ensemble, Uptown Swagga Band, West Sound Band, Free Flow Band, Drummers (drumming, dancing, stilt walker) Djs and others! Children’s Area - Story Telling, Leaf’s Easel Rider, Balloon Creations, Face Painting, Bounce House, Arts & Crafts & more! Saturday Morning Parade & Car Show - Starts at 11am! Sunday Worship Service and Gospel Music - Worship service with Brent LaPrince Edwards of St James AME Church followed by Gospel Music with local choirs and gospel artists!