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Henry Street Heritage Festival

About Henry Street Heritage Festival

The Henry Street Heritage Festival continues to attract an average of 3,000 or more people from the Blue Ridge Region, the East Coast and beyond.  Proceeds provide 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 Kindred the Family Soul, 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.

The Harrison Museum of African American Culture held its 28th Anniversary Henry Street Heritage Festival Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the newly renovated Elmwood Park in downtown Roanoke.

2017 Sponsors

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For Sponsors, Vendors, Exhibitors, Volunteers Information:
Please send an inquiry to: 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 2017

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 2017

Merchandise Vendors

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

Download Merchant's Letter 2017

Food Vendors

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

Download Food Vendor Letter 2017

Nonprofit/Educational/Community Exhibitors

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

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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