Thursday, June 25th Knoxville Museum of Art
KUUMBA FESTIVAL KICKOFF 5 PM - 9 PM @ THE KNOXVILLE MUSEUM OF ART—The Taste of Africa, featuring "A Taste of Africa Buffet;" artist exhibits, featuring: Live Jazz band, Kuumba Watoto Drum and Dance Company, Spoken Word Café, and hands-on arts and crafts. ADMISSION: $10.00
Friday, June 26th JUNKANU Parade on Gay Street and Market Square / World Grotto
10 AM ~ 3 PM Youth Arts Extravaganza to be programmed at Market Square.6 PM JUNKANU PARADE Starting on Gay Street, this parade will feature festival participants, the original Free Spirit Stilt Walkers, Kuumba Watoto Dance and Drum Company , churches , and community groups who strut , drum, and dance and will culminate with a live concert on Market Square.
Saturday and Sunday, June 27th and 28th Chillhowee Park
SATURDAY, June 27th — CHILHOWEE PARK - Gates open at 11 AM until 10 PM. Admission is $5.00 before 5 PM; $10.00 after 5 PM. Children 6yrs. and under FREE. Come and enjoy the African Market Place with traditional crafts, clothing, and foods; the World Children's Village; and two entertainment stages. From 3 PM - 5 PM, stop by and visit the Knoxville Zoological Garden's Petting Zoo (Children's World Village). The Community Health Pavilion (located near the Children’s Village)
6 PM ON CENTER STAGE — R 'N B RECORDING ARTIST10 PM
SUNDAY, JUNE 28TH — CHILHOWEE PARK Gates open at 12 noon until 9 PM. Admission is $5.00 before 4 PM; $10.00 after 4 PM. Children 6yrs. and under FREE. Come and relish in the African Market Place as the early afternoon brings forth the Gospel with GOSPEL IN THE PARK.
Also featuring a live recording artist performance at 7 PM.
For more information call: 865-546-9705