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Saturday, September 21st
11 a.m. — 6 p.m.
Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture
Mann-Simons Site : 1403 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Join Historic Columbia at Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. 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.
Jubilee is made possible by the festival’s generous sponsors and is a free community event that will be held along the streets outside of the Mann-Simons Site at 1403 Richland Street in downtown Columbia. Learn more about the history of Columbia's longest running festival by checking out our blog and #TBT article for Cola Today!
2019 Jubilee Activities Schedule
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tours
11 a.m. - Jubilee Choirs - Main Stage
11:30 a.m. - Felton Eaddy - Main Stage
12:15 p.m. - Karyn Parsons - Main Stage
12:30 p.m. - Benedict College Concert Choir - Main Stage
12:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Karyn Parsons - Book Signing
1 p.m. - Mayor Benjamin - Announce honorary renaming of Modjeska Simkins Way
1 p.m. - Jubilee Festival Founders Panel at Modjeska Simkins
1 p.m. - Bus Tour
1:15 p.m. - The Vault Studios (32-pc Step & Dance Team) - Main Stage
2 p.m. - Bus Tour
2:00 p.m. - SunRhé - Main Stage
3 p.m. - Bus Tour
3:00 p.m. - Dwele - Main Stage
3:45 p.m. - Benny Starr - Main Stage
4 p.m. - Bus Tour
5:00 p.m. - Musical Solutions - Main Stage
Learn more about the festival's history
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...
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