A production by Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society
|The Tarrant County Harambee Festival exemplifies everything that makes this area legendary. Experience the best of African art, culture and
community that Tarrant County has to offer. Come and enjoy live performers, new artist showcases, and other festivities.
|Live Entertainment * Parade * Poetry Slam * Anti-bullying Activities * Health Fair * Kidz Zone * Art * Music * Food
|Parade Grand Marshal and
Opening Ceremony Host
|NBC Channel 5 News Anchor
|TheTarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society is proud to
present the 10th Annual Tarrant County Harambee Festival. Harambee
means "all come together' in Swahili. This years’ festival includes two
days of fun and entertainment for the whole family.
The festival kicks off Friday, October 4th at 6:00 p.m. with the Seafood,
Chicken and Blues Fest, featuring blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter,
Andrew “Jr. Boy” Jones, Kerri Lepai Jones, Xavier Jackson, and Sheran
On Saturday, October 5th, Harambee Festival starts at 9:00 with a
parade. NBC 5’s Evan Anderson, will serve as Grand Marshal and host
the opening ceremony. The day-long event will include an Anti-
Bullying/Anti-Violence Rally featuring the FWISD Mass Choir, Health &
Wellness Expo, Poetry Slam and amateur and professional entertainment.
This years’ Kid Zone includes a petting zoo, face painting, bounce
houses, games and many other activities.
Live entertainment includes a Reggae Street Party featuring DJ Queen
Agnes, and performances by The Legends of Funky Town, the Maxwell
Hall Jazz Band, and The Fort Worth Finest Band
The LaVida News will be presented the 2019 Tarrant County Harambee
Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award.