Following African tradition, we open each Festival day with traditional African drumming.This image is of S.H.I.N.E. Mwausi led by Rene Fisher-Mims (second from right).
LA City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Council District 10
Azar Lawrence, Barbara Morrison, Miles Mosely
Mark-Ridley-Thomas, Supervisor 2nd District, Los Angeles County
We put a smile on everyone’s face. Join our audience of beautiful people!
Thank you Union Bank; a sponsor for the 5th consecutive year!
Shop our Village Marketplace with over 60 fine art and quality craft vendors from around the nation!
The legendary Dulan’s on Crenshaw is the proud sponsor of our VIP Hospitality Suite for the second year!
Culture is the fabric that binds us together as one community.
We welcome Crème of Nature as a first-year sponsor!
Kamasi Washington, Medusa, and Leon “Da Lion” Mobley
We’re proud to have Taliah Waajid, a pioneer in the natural hair industry, returning as for the second year!
Dibs Pro Audio Worldwide is our official sound company for three consecutive years!
Superior Grocers is a proud sponsor for the third consecutive year. They also support our focus on education by providing scholarships for two schools in our district at our Festival!
Juan Roberts Design & Photography is a taste-maker and responsible for all the amazing images captured at our Festival. Juan is also a partner in The Leimert Park Village Group.
Mc Donald’s is a proud sponsor for the fourth consecutive year! Come out and enjoy a complimentary refreshing cold smoothie or horchata frappe!
Kettle Corn & Stuff is a proud first year sponsor. CEO & Owner Keith Jackson is also our Food Vendor Coordinator.
Thank you to our new print media sponsors, The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Sentinel, The Wave Newspaper and Pace News!