Henry Street Festival 2016

SmallerLogo_festival_generalSaturday, September 17, 2016

Gates open at 10:30am, festival starts at 11am.

The Henry Street Heritage Festival is the premier event of the Harrison Museum of African American Culture. This annual event provides the primary resources to support the ongoing programs and operations of the Harrison Museum of African American Culture.

As in previous years, the Henry Street Heritage Festival promises to be a great community event presenting an array of diverse entertainment, educational forums, and exposure to African-American heritage as expressed through the performing arts, crafts, cuisines, customs, and merchandise.

Past Henry Street Heritage Festival performers include Doug E. Fresh, Plunky & Oneness, Rob Base, Rare Essence, The Barkays, Ruben Studdard, Joe, Mint Condition, Calvin Richardson, Algebra, Johnny Gill, Jagged Edge, Kid ‘n Play, Vivian Green, Marsha Ambrosius, Carl Thomas, Lakeside, and Leela James just to name a few.

For Sponsors, Vendors, Exhibitors, Volunteers Information:
Please send an inquiry to: festival@harrisonmuseum.com or call: 540-857-4395.

Corporate Sponsorship

Businesses who wish to fund an event of the festival or provide a financial or in-kind donation.

Download Sponsorship Levels 2016

Corporate/Business Exhibitors

Businesses who wish to have marketing or health awareness (non-selling) exhibit booth to supply promotional and informational materials about their products and services.

Download Business Letter 2016

Merchandise Vendors

Individuals or businesses who wish to sell non-food related products or services.

Download Merchant's Letter 2016

Food Vendors

Individuals, Groups or Businesses who wish to sell food (prepared on-site during festival or prepared in advance).

Download Food Vendor Letter 2016

Nonprofit/Educational/Community Exhibitors

Nonprofit, Educational Institutes or Community Organizations who wish to have an exhibit booth to display/supply information.

Download Nonprofit Exhibitors 2016

pieDessert Bakeoff Contest – 2016

Henry Street Heritage Festival Presents:
The Harrison Museum of African American Culture’s Dessert Contest
Sponsor: Culinary Institute at Virginia Western

  • Pies, Cakes and other Deserts will be the Categories
  • Due Date for entries is August 31, 2016
  • Judging will be done the day of the Henry Street Festival, September 17, 2016
Dessert Entry Application 2016
Announcement Poster 2016

Roanoke’s Got Talent – 2016

Sponsored by Harrison Museum of African American Culture & The Roanoke Chapter of Links Incorporated.

Download Application

All completed applications must be received in the Harrison Museum of African American Culture by August 15, 2016

Completed Applications must be mailed to:

Harrison Museum of African American Culture
P O Box 12544
Roanoke, VA 24016
540-857- 4395




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Harrison Museum of African American Culture
P O Box 12544
Roanoke, VA 24026
Telephone: 540-857-4395
Fax: 540-224-1238