The 2023 East End/Valley Street Community Heritage Festival will take place in MLK Park, 50 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Asheville on Saturday, August 26 from 10am to 10pm. There will be live music, vendors, food trucks, and a children’s area. The East End/Valley Street Community Heritage Festival Parade starts at 10am on Saturday from the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Alexander Drive to MLK Park. The children’s area will be open from 10am to 7pm. No animals please. East End/Valley Street is Asheville's oldest African-American Neighborhood. This is an alcohol free, family friendly festival! So bring your loved ones and enjoy a day filled with laughter, learning, and fun. The children's area will be open from 10am to 7pm, so there will be plenty of activities to keep the little ones entertained. Mark your calendars for August 26th and come celebrate with us at the 2023 East End/Valley Street Community Heritage Festival! Everyone is welcome to join in the festivities and experience the unique culture and history of this amazing community.