1st Annual Black Joy Parade & Festival | Oakland
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14th St and Alice St | 14th St & Alice St, Oakland, CA
Gather in Oakland’s Black Arts District at 12:30 pm for the 1st annual Black Joy Parade – a hyper-positive procession showcasing the undeniable energy, creativity and excellence of the African American community and its influence on cultures past, present and future.
1st Annual Black Joy Parade & Festival
Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 12:30 to 7 pm
14th St & Alice St, Oakland, CA
The parade procession will be made up of several Black dance troupes, a New Orleans style second line, faith-based choirs, Black Greek steppers, two Black motorcycle crews, the famous Skraper Bikes and more.
The parade celebration will feature the Grammy-nominated artist Jidenna, SOL Development, The Seshen, poets, and additional performances.
The Black Joy Parade celebration will also feature:
- Black-owned arts and crafts vendors
- Kids Skateboard Contest
- Walk-up Dominos Tournament
- Black Vines, a Black-owned wine collective