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31st Annual Umoja Festival

May 27, 2023

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*



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


Festival Park at Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion
16 Crawford Circle
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704 United States
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