Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival

BimbeThe Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival has been a tradition in Durham for 47 years. This family oriented event is a celebration of African and African American history, culture, arts, and traditions. Visit the Bimbé History page for information on how the festival has evolved throughout the years.

48th Annual Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival

Free admission to the festival! 

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Noon -  8 p.m.
Durham County Stadium Practice Field, 750 Stadium Drive

Festival Activities
  • Live Music
  • Family Fun Zone
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Community Resources
  • Ethnic Food
  • Local Talent
Seating is not provided, please bring a lawn chair or blanket.

The following is not allowed at the festival:
  • No coolers
  • No smoking
  • No alcohol
  • No personal canopies/tents
  • No pets

Vendor Information

Food, Educational/Non-Profit, Artist/Natural Craft and Non-food vendor opportunities are available. If you would like to be a vendor, submit a vendor application

Bimbé Weekday Event  Schedule

Bimbé Old School Block Party
Wednesday, May 17
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St.

Bimbé Basketball Classic

Thursday, May 18
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Bimbé Teen Pool Party
Friday, May 19
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. 
Campus Hills Pool, 2000 S. Alston Avenue.
CR Fee: $3 | NCR Fee: $8