dark-attentiondark-datedark-timedark-contactdark-infodark-play dark-pricedark-venueicon-alert icon-arrow-left icon-arrow-right icon-blockquote icon-cal icon-clock icon-contact UI / Full-Part-Volunteer CopyCreated with Sketch. EPS IconCreated with Sketch. icon-facebook--dark_circle icon-facebook--dark_square icon-facebook--outline_circle icon-facebook--outline_square icon-facebookCreated with Sketch. icon-htm icon-info icon-instagram--dark_circle icon-instagram--dark_square icon-instagram--outline_circle icon-instagram--outline_square icon-instagram icon-linkedin--dark_circle icon-linkedin--dark_squareicon-linkedin--outline_circleicon-linkedin--outline_squareicon-linkedin icon-logo2 icon-mp3 icon-pinterest--dark_circle icon-pinterest--dark_square icon-pinterest--outline_circle icon-pinterest--outline_square icon-pinterestCreated with Sketch. icon-play icon-price icon-spotify--dark_circle icon-spotify--dark_square icon-spotify--outline_circle icon-spotify--outline_square icon-spotify icon-spreadsheet icon-threads--dark_circle icon-threads--dark_square icon-threads--outline_circle icon-threads--outline_square icon-threads icon-tiktok--dark_circle icon-tiktok--dark_square icon-tiktok--outline_circle icon-tiktok--outline_square icon-tiktok icon-twitter--dark_circle icon-twitter--dark_square icon-twitter--outline_circle icon-twitter--outline_square icon-twitterCreated with Sketch. icon-x--dark_circle icon-x--dark_square icon-x--outline_circle icon-x--outline_square icon-x icon-youtube--dark_circle icon-youtube--dark_square icon-youtube--outline_circle icon-youtube--outline_square icon-youtubeCreated with Sketch. FolderCreated with Sketch. icon-zoom light-attentionlight-cal light-clocklight-contactlight-infolight-play light-pricelight-venue
theme photo

Welcome to the Colorado Celebration of African American Arts and Culture!

Colorado Black Arts Festival

The Colorado Black Arts Festival returns for its 38th year in the heart of the city- Denver City Park West! Join the community for an immersive event July 12 - 14, 2024!

Friday, July 12 | 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, July 13 | 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday, July 14 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Boogaloo Celebration Parade- kicks off on Saturday, July 13 at 10:30 am at 22nd and Downing, travels down 22nd Ave to York St. and onto Festival grounds at 21st entrance into Denver City Park West.

Sensory friendly and older persons on Friday from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Why We Celebrate Black and African Arts and Culture:

The Colorado Black Arts Festival (CBAF) seeks to involve the total community in helping to establish self-reliance, believing that pride in one’s culture is the foundation for long- term stability and prosperity.  CBAF continuously develops, promote and celebrate Black arts and culture in Colorado.

CBAF welcomes the community to a free event for everyone to enjoy with two food courts, visual artists, performers, a children’s pavilion and much more!

Want to learn more? Explore the 2024 festival!

38th annual festival artist design


Associate Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Official Media Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Community Partners