Groove City Culture Fest

Groove City Culture Fest 2019-08-14T07:23:43-04:00

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On Saturday, Aug. 17, the Groove City Culture Fest takes place from 1 to 7pm on Pine Street between Douglas and Elm Streets in Cambridge, MD. 

The event, which celebrates black culture, will showcase the history and culture of the African-American community, taking place in the heart of the historic African-American community, Pine Street. Attendees will enjoy live music and dance performances on two stages, fun for the kids, food (including a yock cook-off), fashion show, vendors, and much more. The live music includes Trouble Funk, local R$B and gospel singers, praise dancers, and more. The festival is free and open to the public.

The Groove City Culture Fest is a revival of a Black Culture Day originally organized July 6, 1974, also organized by a committee of citizens. In 1974 the event began with a parade and included speakers, a play, dancers. Sponsors for live entertainment are welcome and may contact event organizers at for more information. Find more info on the event’s Facebook page.

(Photo here by Jill Jasuta Photography.)


Groove City Culture Fest - Photo by Jill Jasuta