Due to COVID19 there will not have the annual three day Umoja Fest celebration. However, there will be an Umoja Parade March & Day of Unity starting at 23rd & Union. The Parade March will end at Jimi Hendrix Park where there will be powerful performances and speakers, children’s activities, and a variety of Black businesses. Wear your mask and practice social distancing and safety precautions. Let’s come together in unity and healing to build a world beyond the pain. Admission is free. Please wear your mask, practice social distancing and safety precautions. More info: http://umojafestnw.com/
Umoja Fest African Heritage Festival & Parade brings soul to Seafair. The three-day festival celebrates the African-American community and African Diaspora culture in in the Pacific Northwest through music, food, culture, and family fun. Activities and entertainment include a variety of artists in dance, spoken word, and performances by children’s groups, along with national recording artists. There’s also a parade, marketplace, loads of family fun, and plenty of food choices. Festival highlights include the African Heritage Parade, African Drum & Dance, Jazz, Soul, Reggae, Spoken Word & Poetry, Hip-Hop Fest, and Gospel Fest. Get more information about Seafair history and events.