Henry Street Festival

The Henry Street Festival & Music Fest has MOVED to the

SPECIAL EVENTS CENTER at the Roanoke Civic Center

Schedule of activities is the same. Vendors, Food, Contests and Music!

We will be RAIN FREE!!! See you there!

Save the Date: September 21, 2013

2011 Henry Street Heritage Festival Logo


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.

About the Henry Street Heritage Festival (HSHF)

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This public festival celebrates the history, culture, heritage, and arts of African Americans.


The 24th Henry Street Heritage Festival (HSHF) will be held Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 11:30am to 10:00pm.


As in previous years, the 24th 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, Kevin L., Emily King, Rob Base, Victor Fields, Rare Essence, Donna Jones, The Barkays, Ruben Studdard, Joe, Mint Condition, Calvin Richardson, Algebra, Lacee, 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 Sponsor Letter
Download Sponsor Levels
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 Exhibitor Contract
Merchandise Vendors Individuals or businesses who wish to sell non-food related products or services.  Download Merchant Contract
Food Vendors Individuals, Groups or Businesses who wish to sell food (prepared on-site during festival or prepared in advance).  Download Food Vendor Contract
Nonprofit/Educational/Community Exhibitors Nonprofit, Educational Institutes or Community Organizations who wish to have an exhibit booth to display/supply information. Download Non-Profit Exhibitor Contract

If you would like to VOLUNTEER or have additional questions, please contact the Harrison Museum Administrative Office
(540-857-4395 or  festival@harrisonmuseum.com).

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