Goombay Festival 2024 "Back to Our Roots"

  • Pack Square Park

  • Address: 80 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Times: 6:00 PM
  • Dates: September 27, 2024 - September 29, 2024
  • Recurrence: 9/27/2024, 9/28/2024, 9/29/2024
  • Admission: Free
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The Goombay Festival was created in 1982 to celebrate the richness and diversity of the African diaspora and Asheville’s African American community. The YMI Cultural Center hosts this weekend festival attracting thousands to downtown Asheville each year, and is preceded by the YMI's grand re-opening event. This free, family event connects community, and showcases Black culture, art, food and entertainment. 

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