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Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival

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                                   Saturday, May 16, 2015
                            Rock Quarry Park
                            701 Stadium Dr., Durham, NC 
                            noon - 8 p.m.
                            Free! 



MC Lyte
The Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival has been a
tradition in Durham for over 45 years. This
family oriented event is a celebration of
African and African American history, culture,
arts, and traditions. Participants will enjoy
national recording artists MC Lyte and DJ Kool,
as well as 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.

There is something for everyone.

Bimbé Highlights
Live music and entertainment
Bimbé Marketplace Vendors
Cultural Art
Information Booths
Kid’s Zone
Food Trucks

Kids’ Zone Features
Family-friendly video games provided by GameTruck Triangle
Inflatables for all ages provided by Interactive Playgrounds 
Face Painting
Building projects with Home Depot
Drum circles, arts and crafts, storytelling, and African dance will be provided by the Durham Arts Council.

Get Involved!
Interested in volunteering? View available volunteer opportunities for the event.

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

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact the media sponsorship coordinator or the festival sponsorship coordinator for details. 

For information, call (919) 560-4355 or email Amber Walker​
 
The Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival is presented by Durham Parks and Recreation.

Sponsors

The LightFOXY
K97.5




Cricket

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