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31st Annual Umoja Festival
The 2023 Umoja Festival will be held May 26-28, 2023, at Festival Park in Portsmouth. Join us in a grand celebration of unity at Portsmouth’s Annual African American culture and heritage celebration promoting cultural diversity and unity.
Bring the entire family to enjoy all the festivities including live music, kids’ activities, international foods and so much more!
All Festival Park performances are FREE and OPEN to the public*
31st Annual UMOJA FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Saturday, May 27th
2:00pm – 3:00pm Phazz II
2:00pm Heritage Tour (Emanuel AME Church, Portsmouth Arts & Cultural Center, and Portsmouth Colored Community Library)
3:15pm – 4:15pm 5STARR
4:30pm – 5:30pm Better By Tuesday
5:45pm – 7:00pm RaJazz Band
8:00pm Boyz II Men (Paid Event at Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion)
2:00pm – 6:00pm Children’s Activities (Bounce Houses, Crafts, and Games)
*Excluding the Boyz II Men concert on Saturday, May 27th. Tickets may be purchased at PavilionConcerts.com