The Universal African Festival is an annual celebration of heritage, culture and history. The festival provides a variety of events and family activities. Attendees can watch and listen to an array of live musical vibes, spoken word, and other cultural performances from local and traveling artists at the festival. Unsung heroes will be honored, and college scholarships are awarded to students from the community. The UAF Market place features a kid’s creativity cafe, face painting, cultural face adorning, henna artists, clothing, textile vendors, jewelry makers, visual artists and a host of culinary artists providing tasty and refreshing food for the soul including vegan foods.