It’s Harlem Week! Fun Family Day Filled with activities for all ages – International Vendor Marketplace, Technology Pavilion, Urban Fashion Show, Cultural Showcase, Gospel Caravan, Salutes to Gospel Superstar Donnie McClurkin, R&B Great Eddie Levert of The O’Jays
and much more.
WHAT: HARLEM WEEK presents “A Great Day in Harlem,” the official kick-off to the 42nd Annual HARLEM WEEK Festival.
Events for “A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM” :
12 Noon – 6:00 PM
Sakura Park – Across from U.S. Grant National Memorial Park
Tech Pavilion: featuring areas dedicated to Robotics, Virtual Reality, Apps and Music.
U.S. Grant National Memorial Park
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Artz, Roots and Rhythm: International Cultural Showcase
Featuring: Impact Repertory Theater, Uptown Dance Academy, South African Artist Romeo Mputu and NJPAC Wells Fargo Jazz for Teens,
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
A Gospel Celebration
Featuring performances from Heritage Harlem United Choir, Members of the Cast of “The Color Purple” The Musical, The McDonald’s Gospel Superchoir, Salute to Donnie McClurkin and performance by Donnie McClurkin as well as a performance from Bishop Hezekiah Walker
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
Fashion Fusion Showcase
Spotlighting the best in urban fashions
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Concert Under the Stars
Salute to Eddie Levert of The O’Jays and performance from Eddie Levert with Ray Chew and the Harlem Music Festival All-Star Band & Special Guests
TAKE A HARLEM GOSPEL & JAZZ TOUR
HARLEM WEEK began in 1974 as HARLEM DAY, a day of encouragement and fellowship in Harlem for New Yorkers. Given the huge success of the celebration, more days were added to showcase the community’s rich economic, political and cultural history.
Celebrating its 42nd year in 2016, HARLEM WEEK will offer over 100 events from July 31st through August 27th to over 2 million attendees from all over New York and the world. HARLEM WEEK celebrates the neighborhoods assets and unique flavor, promoting Harlem’s rich African, African-American, Caribbean, Hispanic and European history, culture, arts, religion, entertainment and sports.
Sunday, July 31, 2016,12:00 Noon – 8:30 PM
U.S. Grant National Memorial Park, West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive, New York, New York, www.grantstomb.org/