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Dashiki Festival Returns: Celebrating Culture, Community, and Creativity

Dashiki Festival 2023 Queen

The Dashiki Festival, a vibrant celebration of African culture, music, and community, is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated return in 2024. Set to take place from August 30th to September 1st, 2024, at various locations across Denver, this year's festival promises to be an unforgettable experience for attendees of all ages.

Building on the success of previous years, Dashiki Festival 2024 will span three exciting days, each offering a unique blend of entertainment, education, and empowerment.

Day 1: August 30th, 2024 - Career ,Business & Networking Expo

The festival kicks off with a day dedicated to networking and career-building opportunities. Attendees can expect insightful panel discussions, engaging workshops, and valuable networking sessions aimed at fostering professional growth and community connections.

Colorado, mark your calendars for the 8th Annual Dashiki Festival on August 30th at Parkhill Innovation Hub from 4 pm to 8:30 pm. This isn't just an event; it's a transformative movement designed to elevate your career, business, and networking game. Attend the Career, Business, and Networking Expo for unparalleled opportunities – connect with recruiters, supercharge your career with expert guidance, and explore innovation in tech, healthcare, finance, and marketing. Join us for a dynamic evening where connections are made, ideas flourish, and business dreams become reality. Plus, access valuable business resources from major organizations partnering with us. Save the date, August 30th, and be a part of the magic at 4800 Dahlia Street, Denver.

Day 2: August 31st, 2024 - Dashiki Music Festival

The highlight of the festival, Day 2 features the Dashiki Music Festival, a showcase of Afro music, electrifying performances, and cultural expressions. Attendees can expect an immersive blend of amazing music, unique  African cuisine, statement fashion, cultural art and performances that would be sure to educate and entertain about the rich tapestry of African heritage. The past Dashiki Music Festivals have boasted of entertaining performances, an active varied market of vendors, amazing food from the homeland and vibrant fashion that always proved a satisfying experience for all attendees. This year's Dashiki Music Festival is returning on August 31st, 2024 at the Levitt Pavilion Denver continuing as a FREE and FAMILY-FRIENDLY event with the promise to deliver a richer and more entertaining event for all.

Day 3: September 1st, 2024 - African Fashion Show and Awards Night

The festival concludes with a spectacular African Fashion Show and Awards Night, where fashion enthusiasts will be treated to a dazzling display of traditional and contemporary African attire. Contests would be held for the title of Dashiki Queen, King of the year with the addition of a special Kid’s edition. The evening will also honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to promoting African culture and community development.

Stay tuned for more updates and announcements regarding Dashiki Festival 2024. For sponsorship opportunities, media inquiries, or general information, please contact Coreen Zakaria at, (303) 874 0816.

This event is brought you by Colorado African Cultural Center since 2016 to learn more .


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