Iowa's African-American Festival

2019 Poster                  2019 Celebration Day Schedule


Celebration Day

Education Day

Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Hilton Downtown | 435 Park Street | Des Moines, IA 50309

7 – 11 PM

An evening of Elegance & Supporting IMMAWII Featuring the 21st Anniversary Heritage Legacy Awards.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

11 AM – 7 PM

Find out here how you can skip to the front of the line to meet our headliners!

21st Annual Iowa African American Festival Celebrating African American Art’s Culture & Contribution at the Iowa Events Center

730 Third Street, Des Moines, IA.


New Date:  Monday April 15, 2019

9 AM – 2 PM

Hundreds of high & middle school students come to learn about African American Culture and explore higher education! Parents, check with your school to ensure your student attends.


Join Us In Supporting Our “I’ll Make Me A World In Iowa” Sponsors.

Contact Betty C. Andrews Phone: 515-288-7171 Email: