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Henry Street Heritage Festival

2019 Henry Street Heritage Festival

Join us for our 30th annual Henry Street Heritage Festival, scheduled for Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the newly renovated Elmwood Park in downtown Roanoke.

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 Next, Cece Peniston, Kenny Latimore, 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.

Ticket prices

Advance Tickets
$25 (limited availability) Purchase at Center In The Square Box Office or call Box Office at 540-224-1200. Processing fees are included in price.

Day of Event Ticket Prices

Credit Card purchases will incur processing fees.

  • Adult Tickets (18 and up) $30
  • Teen Tickets (Ages 13 – 17) $15
  • Children Tickets (12 and under) Free

30th Annual Henry Street Festival Line Up

  • 12:00 pm – Gospel
    • Shockoe Boys, The Faithful Travelers, and Loudon Ave. Christian Male Chorus
  • 1:00 pm –“If Henry Street Could Talk Performance”
  • 1:30 pm – Step Show
  • 3:30 pm – Mid Day Concert
    • Spectrum Band, Kemistry Band, Plunky & Oneness
  • 7:00 pm – Evening Concert
    • Vivian Green w/ live band
    • Dru Hill w/ live band

Please send inquiry to: or call: (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