Honoring Our Ancestors

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).

Official Sponsor

LA City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Council District 10

We SWING!

Azar Lawrence, Barbara Morrison, Miles Mosely

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Mark-Ridley-Thomas, Supervisor 2nd District, Los Angeles County

Where everyone smiles.

We put a smile on everyone’s face. Join our audience of beautiful people!

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Thank you Union Bank; a sponsor for the 5th consecutive year!

Amazing and unique products!

Shop our Village Marketplace with over 60 fine art and quality craft vendors from around the nation!

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The legendary Dulan’s on Crenshaw is the proud sponsor of our VIP Hospitality Suite for the second year!

Everyone comes together!

Culture is the fabric that binds us together as one community.

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We welcome Crème of Nature as a first-year sponsor!

World-class Entertainment

Kamasi Washington, Medusa, and Leon “Da Lion” Mobley

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We’re proud to have Taliah Waajid, a pioneer in the natural hair industry, returning as for the second year!

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Dibs Pro Audio Worldwide is our official sound company for three consecutive years!

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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!

Beyond Magical

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.

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Mc Donald’s is a proud sponsor for the fourth consecutive year! Come out and enjoy a complimentary refreshing cold smoothie or horchata frappe!

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Kettle Corn & Stuff is a proud first year sponsor. CEO & Owner Keith Jackson is also our Food Vendor Coordinator.

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Thank you to our new print media sponsors, The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Sentinel, The Wave Newspaper and Pace News!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

New Activities & Something For Everyone!

The 2014 3-day line-up was just posted.  Click on "Entertainment" and then click on "3-day Schedule".  We have some new, fun and interactive things to do that we think you will love.  So, you should plan to come out early.....  we start at 10 and will be moving full throttle till 7pm each day.  Bring the kids, grand kids and teens b/c there are areas just for them with activities to keep them occupied and entertained.


Beautiful Historic Leimert Park is set to be the perfect backdrop for the 6th Annual Leimert Park Village African Art & Music Festival this Labor Day Weekend, Sat., Sun. & Mon., August 30, 31  & September 1, 2014, from 10 am - 7pm daily.  This is a family-friendly event that attracts people from across all council districts, all regions of California and the nation.  Please tell a friend and come out and enjoy all the festivities.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Under Construction

Thanks for visiting our website that is being updated with information for 2014.  If you can't find what you're looking for,  please call us at 310.596.0955.


Sunday, July 7, 2013

Our Official 2013 Promotional Card


Whether or not you've received our beautiful 2013 promotional card, please know that you, your family, friends and co-workers are cordially invited.  However, chances are, you will see our dynamic street team which will be criss-crossing all over LA county making sure everyone knows about our fabulous FREE event.  This is our 5th year.....my how time flies....and we're planning a very special anniversary celebration.  So, be sure to circle the date, tell a friend and bring the whole family!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Raw 2 the Roots Natural Hair Show



Bronner Brothers Enterprises, the largest private African American hair and skin care producers in the US, founded in 1947, has partnered with The Leimert Park Group as a Presenting Sponsor for our Raw 2 the Roots Natural Hair Show in Los Angeles that will take place during our 5th Annual Leimert Park Village African Art & Music Festival.  

This is our beautiful ad which will appear in the June/July issue of Upscale Magazine.

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