Goombay! Festival

September 2023 (dates not updated) ?

locator Pack Square Park
Asheville, NC 28801

Status: Updated 5/31/2022
Goombay! Festival
This 3‑day event highlights a blending of African American‑Caribbean cultures and features steel drums, dancers, gospel groups, rhythm bands, ethnic foods, a children's area, storytelling and arts & crafts. Public admission free. Goombay is a cultural expression of Black and Caribbean people, both music and rhythm were brought from Africa and the West Indies.
  • Admission: none
  • Days/­Hours Open: Fri 5pm‑10pm, Sat 10am‑10pm, Sun 10am‑7pm
  • Address: 121 College Street, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Entertainment: 1 stage - Regional, Local. Music: BL GP RB RG Variety ??
  • Other Activities: African American/Caribbean cultural activities
  • Attendance: 34,000
    # Food Booths: 15
  • # of Exhi­bitors: 65
    Juried: no
    Prize Money: na
  • Deadlines: Art & Craft: 08/01/2022
    Music: until full
    Food: until full 
  • Promoter: YMI Cultural Center
  • Show Dir.: YMI Center

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