Houston is set to celebrate 7th African festival

By Kelly Martins

festival celebrating what it means to be of African descent is coming to Houston and it’ll have food, music, arts, and more. Houston African Festival, or Houston Afrifest, is back in the city for their 7th annual celebration.

On Saturday, September 14 you can spend all day at Houston Baptist University enjoying African arts, culture, and entertainment in the best possible way. From 12 to 8 p.m. Entry into the festival is free for children, students, and seniors, and just $5 to anyone else. Cheap fun is just how we like it.   

Ethnic cuisine will be provided from all across the African continent. While us Texans love our grilled cheese and taco festivals, this fest will provide our tastebuds with a sensation like we’ve never had before.


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There will also be tons of live entertainment, games, and shops with the most incredible accessories and clothing. The vendors are all international so you’ll definitely want to take home a gift or two.

The festival will be here before we know it, so now is the time to buy your tickets. You’ll leave having a new respect for African culture and the realization that the world is a big, big place. 

If you love festivals like these, Austin has a Dia De Los Muertos celebration coming up that’ll blow you away! This is part of what makes Texas so great.

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