The Aquarium of the Pacific presents the 18th Annual African American Festival, taking place on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 22-23. The weekend festival celebrates the rich diversity of African American and African cultures with live entertainment, arts & crafts, and more. Festival performers include Mardi Gras second line dancers, hip hop and break dancers, jazz musicians, interactive drum circles, West African dancers and storytellers. Visitors can meet, learn about, and even touch animals from Africa with special guests Conservation Ambassadors.
The festival is taking place from 9am to 5pm on both days and is included with paid general admission and free to Aquarium members.