Odunde Festival

Things to do, Festivals 23rd and South Sts , Schuylkill Sunday June 10 2018 Free
Odunde Festival
Photograph: Courtesy Visit Philly/A. Ricketts

Philly hosts the largest African-American street festival on the East Coast, closing down 12 city blocks in Graduated Hospital for a day-long hoopla that features spirited street performances, delicious ethnic food and an eclectic marketplace of vendors. Besides all the fun and games, the festival also marks the a new year of sorts for African Americans and Africanized people across the globe. As such, a traditional procession makes its way down South Street, from 23rd Street to the Schuylkill, where those gathered make an offering to the Yoruba goddess of the river.

By: Amy Gordon

Venue name: 23rd and South Sts
Address: S 23rd and South Sts
Price: Free
Event phone: 215-732–8510
Event website: https://www.odundefestival.org/
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