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Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival

Rock Quarry Park and Edison Johnson Recreation Center
Rock Quarry park. Saturday, May 20th noon-8:00pm FREE admission, but donations appreciated.

The Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival has been a tradition in Durham for over 48 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. 

Please note: Seating will not be provided. Bring a lawn chair for your comfort. No alcohol or coolers permitted. 

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.

FREE admission to the festival!
FREE parking at Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr.

Festival Activities
Live Music
Family Fun Zone
Arts and Crafts
Community Resources Ethnic Food
Local Talent

Seating will not be provided, please bring a lawn chair or blanket.

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


Wake County Parks and Recreation Short Term
Wake County Parks and Open Space long term