Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture

Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 from 11:00am to 6:00pm


Now in its 41st year, this free outdoor festival brings musician, artisans, dancers and storytellers together to celebrate South Carolina’s black history and culture on the grounds of the Mann-Simons Site.

Jubilee is a celebration everyone can enjoy and features live music and entertainment, artist demonstrations, historic storytelling, reenactors and marketplace vendors selling a variety of ware, products and art. A children’s area will be available with educational and family-friendly activities. In addition, there will be more than 10 vendors selling food, non-alcoholic beverages, and beer and wine.

Throughout the day, guests are invited to take house tours of the Mann-Simons Site and the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House for $1. African American Historic Sites Bus Tours will also be available

Performance Line-Up:

11 a.m. - Jubilee Choirs

11:30a.m. - Felton Eaddy

12:30p.m. - Benedict College Concert Choir

1:15 p.m. - The Vault Studios (32-pc Step & Dance Team)

2:00p.m. - SunRhé

3:00p.m. - Dwele

3:45p.m. - Benny Starr & The Four 20s Band

5:00p.m. - Musical Solutions