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Thank you to the more than 5,000 people that attended the Festival August 3, 2019!

It is with great regret that for the first time in our thirty year history, we will have to cancel the Manassas African American Heritage Festival scheduled for August 1, 2020-----It is with great regret that for the first time in our thirty year history, we will have to cancel the Manassas African American Heritage Festival scheduled for August 1, 2020-----It is with great regret that for the first time in our thirty year history, we will have to cancel the Manassas African American Heritage Festival scheduled for August 1, 2020

About The Festival

The inaugural Festival was held on August, 1990 and exceed everyone’s expectations, with more than 1,000 in attendance. The 1990 Festival featured two dozen juried artists and vendors.
The festival program plan was developed under the auspices of the African American Foundation.

Festival Staff

  • Brenda Lewis Chairperson
  • Curtis PorterVice Chairperson
  • Joann S. M. BagneriseStaff Member
  • Jared CofieldYouth Activities
  • J’liyah CofieldYouth Activities & Door Prizes
  • Gloria JacksonEntertainment & Car Show
  • Marvin JohnsonSouvenir Journal & Website
  • Natalie LeighStaff Member
  • Herman LewisSite Management
  • Danielle MilesPublic Relations
  • Melvin OwensSchool Supplies
  • Andreas RaynorPublic Relations & School Supplies
  • Antonio RaynorStaff Member
  • Candice RaynorSecretary & School Supplies
  • “Mrs. Sunshine”Public Relations

Want to be a volunteer? The Festival needs you!

PLEASE COME TO THE FESTIVAL CHECK-IN TENT, LOCATED ACROSS FROM THE SHOWMOBILE DURING THE FESTIVAL, AND WE WILL PLACE YOU WHERE YOU WILL BE MOST NEEDED.