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Saturday, September 18th
11 a.m. — 6 p.m.
Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture
Mann-Simons Site : 1403 Richland St., Columbia, SC 29201
Join Historic Columbia at Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18. Now in its 43rd year, this free festival brings musicians, artisans, 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 many vendors selling food aligned with the cultural representations found at the festival.
All visitors and vendors will be required to wear masks and DHEC will be offering all three types of vaccinations against COVID-19 from 11 a.m - 4 p.m.
Mrs. Jenkins Dance Academy
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Dawn enjoying the festivities at last year's Jubilee. What’s not to love about Columbia? After all, it is a real southern hot spot. But when one of the largest, continuously running outdoor festivals is hosted in a real southern hot spot, everyone is in for a treat. I’m talking about...