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2019 Schedule

FRIDAY

August 23, 2019

2pm-6pm

24th Street Park

Dayparty…After Work party….Pre Funkfest party…whatever you wanna call it..come connect with frat and sorors at the beach.  Network and socialize all with a purpose.  Help raise some funds for your local chapter.  On the DJ set will be DJ Seko and DJ Suave. The event is FREE.  But please register and get scanned at entry so that your affiliated chapter can get the donation courtesy of Africana and thegreeksocial.com     Click here to register

 

FRIDAY

August 23, 2019

6:30pm - 11pm

23rd St on the beach

DJ Heartattack : 6:30pm

Midnight Star : 8:00pm

Zapp : 9:45pm

Admission is free to the beach concert stage and a Preferred Viewing ticket option with Beach access closer to the stage is available for purchase from here.

FRIDAY

August 23, 2019

6p - 10pm

On the Beach at 25th

Kick off the weekend with a GLOW!! Its the Reggae GLOW Party, with DJ Jedi mixing your favorite dance and reggae hits. FREE souvenir GLOW item.  And the weekend is just starting…  Get Tix Here

Saturday

August 24, 2019

Morning Workout w/Fiyaaa Fitness  10am

12pm - 6pm

24th Street Park

Teens with a Purpose is one of the premier community youth organizations in the region.  They are producing a fun engaging afternoon in the park.  There will be music, dance and fun games and giveaways.  Food vendors will be on site.

Saturday

August 24, 2019

12p - 10pm

On the Beach at 25th

The weekend continues all day Saturday, with LIVE bands and multiple DJs on set.  LIVE from DC… Regg Go! The fresh mix of reggae and go-go music, is going to take over the beach at the Reggae Beach Dayparty.  Enjoy classic all night from DJ Randy and Black Russian at the 80s & 90s Reggae Party. Get Tix Here

Saturday

August 24, 2019

12p - 6pm

21st Street Block

Something new this year.  We have partnered with local favorite bar spots on Atlantic Ave. The Edge, SANDBAR, and Chemistry.  Each location has something artistically cool! Dance, Sip-n-Paint, or just Sip! Get tickets here

Saturday

August 24, 2019

6:30pm - 11pm

23rd St on the beach

DJ Heartattack : 6:30pm

Klymaxx featuring Joyce : 8:00pm

Ohio Players : 9:45pm

Admission is free to the beach concert stage and a Preferred Viewing ticket option with Beach access closer to the stage is available for purchase from here.

Sunday

August 25, 2019

1pm - 7pm

24th Street Park

Outta Box Ministries’ Eric Majette M.Div, and Africana have come together to bring you Soul Sunday in the Park.  Enjoy gospel, soul, poetry and more all afternoon.  Donations will be recieved to benefit the African American Cultural Center.  Bring your chair and your family!

Sunday

August 25, 2019

12p - 6pm

On the Beach at 25th

The Caribbean Cookout wraps up the weekend all day Sunday. Virginia Beach favorites Nature’s Child and The AmbassadorZz will close out the weekend with LIVE roots and classic soul reggae.  All guests will enjoy a light caribbean lunch, great music, games and giveaways all afternoon. Get Tix Here

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2019 Africana VIP Package

Welcome to the 7th year of the Africana Virginia Beach Festival.  Our VIP package includes all the fun features of the weekend, including preferred seating at the popular Funkfest Beach Party.

A full weekend of fun, family and culture!
This ticket includes:
• Friday Funkfest Preferred Seating
• Friday “Pre-FUNK” Greek Social with DJ Seko
• Saturday Funkfest Preferred Seating
• Saturday VIP ONLY Reception at Ocean 27
• Africana souvenir T-shirt & art print
• Soul Sunday in the Park with Lunch

Reggae Beach Weekend

Year One.  This is one of several new experiences at Africana this year.  We have carved out a space on the beach with food vendors just for the 1st Annual Reggae Beach Weekend.  This is all about the reggae music! Four parties one weekend.

Friday 6p-10p – Reggae GLOW Party • DJ JEDI

Saturday 1pm-6pm – Caribbean Dayparty with DJ Flava • Greg Gutty • ReggGo

Saturday 6pm – 10pm – 80s & 90s Reggae • DJ Randy

Sunday 1pm – 6pm – Caribbean Cookout with DJ SNIPER

The AmbassadorZz • Nature’s Child

$15 One Day pass

$40 Weekend Pass

Funkfest Beach Party

The 10th Annual Virginia Beach FunkFest Beach Party is the hottest family reunion on the East Coast! Bring your best funky styles and your best funky friends to the Virginia Beach oceanfront at 24th Street for funk and disco era bands, great home cooked-style food and create some new memories that remind you of the good old days.

General Admission is FREE

Preferred Seating & Africana VIP Available

Africana Greek Social

Year One.  This is another new experience at Africana this year.  We are welcoming all to Africana with our Black Greek Organizations.  We are raising funds for their various chapters and celebrating a 100+ year tradition rooted in our HBCUs and valuable community service. Come out and step, stomp, and stroll.  AND ITS ALL FREE

Friday 2p-6p – DJ Seko and DJ Suave in the mix  

Africana Festival is donating $3 for every registered attendee. That donation will go directly to the affilated chapter.  Come out and party for a purpose.

Register and get tix here

 

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2019 Small Business Partners
2019 Community Partners

Contact Us

Phone: 757-324-3694

Virginia Beach, VA

Email: africanavirginiabeach@gmail.com