Pan African Festival
Pan African Festival
April 28-29, 2018
Central City Park
Join us on April 28 – 29, 2018, as we drum up a lot of excitement, entertainment and fun at Central City Park as our Pan African Festival of Georgia prepares for another successful year, with something that everyone in the family will enjoy.
The 2018 Pan African Festival will be bigger and better than ever (check out the schedule of events below) and we’re planning it full of jam-packed activities — music, dance, food, art, storytelling and food trucks — and the return of the Children’s Village.
This family friendly event will feature delicious Caribbean and Soul Food options and food from all around the World for your dining pleasure. There also will be unique goods for purchase, as well as local and regional artists and artisans who will showcase their works for purchase.
All throughout Central City Park, regional and local artists, musicians and performers will entertain the crowds.
2018 Pan African Festival Schedule of Events
PLEASE NOTE that during the 22nd Annual Pan African Festival of Georgia (April 28-29,2018), the Tubman Museum will be Closed.
Marketplace & Concerts in The Park
Saturday, April 28th (12:00 noon – 10:00 p.m.; the Concerts start at 6:00 p.m.)
A great mix of artisans, retailers, food vendors and food trucks will fill Central City Park and a wide variety of talent will entertainment from the grand stage. This year features many new activities, including the return of the Children’s Village,.
A variety of concerts and presentations will take place on the stage all day long, including the following:
• Caribbean Dancers of Atlanta
• Hayiya Dancers
• Kali Dancers
• Otu Umunne Cultural
• Shola Lewis
The headliner for this year’s Saturday evening Pan African Festival concert is The Legendary Funk Group Midnight Star.
Our special guest emcee for the evening is actress, comedian and game show host, Kim Coles! The former It’s Showtime at the Apollo host is best known for her role on the sketch comedy, In Living Color, and as Synclaire James-Jones on the Fox series Living Single.
We’re continually adding to the list, so stay tuned for more information about our Saturday stage!
Marketplace & PraiseFest
Sunday, April 29th (12:00 noon – 9:00 p.m.; the performances start at 2:00 p.m.)
The activities of Saturday continue in The Park, while live music on the stage will be provided by the following world-class Gospel entertainers:
• Stellar and Dove Award winner, Pastor John P. Kee and The New Life Community Choir
• Special Guest, Beverly Crawford
Featuring local and regional choirs, including:
• House of Hope Mass Choir
• Fellowship Bible Mass Choir
• Destined for Greatness
• New Hope Baptist Choir
• Unrestricted Praise
• Tiffany Boone
• Kevin Ward
• Mike Murk
• New Life International Ministries Choir
All concerts are FREE, but tickets for preferred seating are available now for only $10 per day or $15 for both days!
Call (478) 743-8544 for more information.