BLACK ARTS FESTIVAL
The largest music and art festival for the culture.
2024 Festival Date Coming soon!
Use our festival to promote & advertise your business and community support.
Sell Your Items
Get your business in front of patrons for a shopping experience.
Get on stage! We’d love for you to show us what you got! All genres welcome!
Be on the lookout for opportunities to support, engage, and become involved in Black Arts Festival 2024!
Presenting this years Headliner' Booker T Jones
Join us on July 8 at Kalamazoo State Theatre and enjoy a free concert performed by this legend of Soul, Booker T. Jones! Jones’s 2019 memoir, Time is Tight: My Life Note by Note is currently available at KPL for checkout.
Doors open at 6 pm, show begins at 7 pm.
This years festival will take place at Bronson Park in downtown Kalamazoo with performances, shopping, eating and an outdoor art gallery.
BAF 2022 Recap
Take a look at last year’s festival
Consider membership to save on the Black Arts Festival. Members get into events free, free vending at events and access to private events. Beyond the festival you have all year round benefits.
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(269) 349 - 1035
Black Arts & Cultural Center
359 S Kalamazoo Mall Ste. 102
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Gail Sydnor Gallery Hours
Office hours are sometimes flexible. We encourage calling before visiting and emailing to schedule Gail Sydnor Gallery viewing and Executive Director appointments.