"Living the Legacy: Celebrating the Life of Westley W. Law" is the central theme of the 2013 Festival which kicks off on February 1, 2013. Each year, the festival presents programs and activities in the performing and visual arts for every age and every interest in school settings and in the public domain. A selected number of this year's programs will pay tribute to the late Westley W. Law, historian, preservationist, Civil Rights leader, and founder of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival.
Fun and family are emphasized throughout the celebration. All events and activities promote cultural education and are open and free of admission to the general public.*
Attend the 24th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival and enjoy
- Great Music of Every Genre
- Dance Performances by National Dance Companies
- Local Youth Talent Showcases
- Historic Tours
- Visual Art exhibitions by international, regional and local artists and sculptors
- Spoken Word
- Dramatic Productions
- Health and Wellness Fair
- Culinary Arts activities
- Crafts Workshops
- Youth Programs
- Grand Festival Day, Saturday, February 9, 2013
a family fun day of top entertainment, Grand Festival Day is one of the highlighted events. It will be held in the Savannah Civic Centerís Martin Luther King, Jr. Arena from morning into the evening. In addition to the variety of activities for youth and performances by nationally famous recording artists, food and retail vendors will also be on hand with a wide variety of food,
goods and services.
The festival is presented by The City of Savannah and Savannah State University.
FUNDRAISER INFORMATION FLYER
Please complete the evaluation forms below:
Vender Evaluation Form
Audience Evaluation Form
*Some events require a free reserved-seat ticket for admission. These events are indicated on the schedule along with information about obtaining tickets and the location of ticket outlets.
Contact one of our partners for your lodging needs:
Four Points by Sheraton Historic
The Mulberry Inn
The Savannah Marriott Riverfront