June 17th, 2023
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About the Festival

The inaugural Urbana Black Heritage Festival launched in 2022 as a way of remembering important people and local events in the history of Urbana, Ohio. Our mission is to bring the community together to learn, share and celebrate our black families over generations. Join us in Urbana, Ohio on June 17th, 2023 for the second Urbana Black Heritage Festival.

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The festival at a glance

Opening Ceremony

Our festival will begin with live music and an opening ceremony to welcome festival guests to the event.

Vendor Market

Shop, support and explore local small businesses from our community.

Heritage Connection

Heritage displays from local families will be available to explore. Learn about how we're all connected and hear legacy stories from family members.

Food Trucks

Enjoy delicious bites from food truck owners local to our community and surrounding cities.

Live Entertainment

Head to the stage for live performances from local musical legends, spoken word artists, bands and many more entertainers.

Tim Howell Car Show

Enjoy the second annual Tim Howell Car Show and check out luxury collectors cars as we celebrate the Top 20 and Best of Show participants

Contact Us

Do you have questions about our event, becoming a sponsor, or how to get involved? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’d love to hear from you!




Thank You to Our 2022 Sponsors