44th Annual Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival
Featuring: Old Skool Hip Hop Group Naughty By Nature
Saturday, May 18, 2013 (noon – 8 p.m.)
CCB Plaza (downtown Durham), 201 N. Corcoran St.
Rain or Shine: Bimbe will take place rain or shine. In the event of thunderstorms, the festival will temporarily shut down until the storm passes. Like us on Facebook or call the DPR weather line at (919) 560-4636 and press #8 for weather updates.
The Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival has been a tradition in Durham for over 40 years. This family oriented event is a celebration of African and African American history, culture, art and traditions.
Participants enjoy live national and local talent, ethnic food, arts and crafts, an interactive kid’s area, and community resources. There will also be a host of weekday events planned. Come prepared to embrace the rich, diverse and unique traditions of the City of Durham.
To volunteer, email your interest or fill out the online volunteer application. Be sure to mention the time that you are able to volunteer. For information, call (919) 560-4355.
Seating will not be provided. Bring a lawn chair for your comfort.
No alcohol or coolers are permitted
All vendor slots are full.
Bimbé Weekday Events
Wednesday, May 15 (7 p.m. – 9 p.m.)
Bimbé Old School Alumni All-Star Basketball Classic
W.D. Hill Recreation Center
1308 Fayetteville St.
Thursday, May 16 (8 p.m. – midnight)
Bimbé Old Skool Family Skate Jam
Wheels Skating Rink
715 North Hoover Rd.
Friday, May 17 (7 p.m. – 9 p.m.)
Teen Poetry Slam
Weaver Street Recreation Center
3000 E. Weaver St.
Saturday, May 18 (12 noon - 5 p.m.)
Bimbé schedule and performer bios