About Henry Street Heritage Festival

The Henry Street Heritage Festival presented by Truist, for a community event presenting an array of diverse regional and national live entertainment, educational forums, and exposure to African-American heritage as expressed through the performing arts, crafts, cuisines, customs, merchandise, and children’s activities.  Enjoy a fun filled day with the family starting at 1 pm at Elmwood Park!

FREE until 5pm! Bring your lawn chairs for daytime festival ONLY and enjoy the entertainment on Franklin Rd. Gates open at 12:30 pm. 

Purchase tickets at festival day of event or in advance at Center in The Square Box Office or online for Music Concert starting at 7pm with performances from SWV and Robin Thicke! Gates open at 5pm at the Elmwood Park Amphitheater ( No lawn chairs inside Elmwood Park Amphitheater, Stadium seats are allowed)

Proceeds provide the primary resources to support the ongoing programs and operations of the Harrison Museum of African American Culture.

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Ticket Information: Ages 5 and up for 7 pm Music Concert. Purchase Tickets at Center In The Square Box Office, (540-224-1200) or online.

ADVANCE TICKET – $35 (plus processing fees)

DAY OF FESTIVAL – $45 cash (credit cards incur processing fees)




  • No refund or credit will be issued for reservations.
  • By attending or participating in the Henry Street Festival you are agreeing to release, and, hold harmless HMAAC from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds or exchanges.
  • All chairs including lawn chairs are NOT ALLOWED in Elmwood Park Amphitheater, stadium seats ARE allowed. NO Umbrellas, NO pets, NO Weapons of any kind