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African Pop-Up Festival NYC

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MIST Harlem

46 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10026

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Join us at the African Pop-Up Festival NYC on Saturday February 23. Come experience the sounds, sights, style and taste of Africa as you shop,eat, dance and mingle. Celebrate Black History/Heritage month - featuring vendors across food, fashion, beauty, wellness, design, arts, crafts and more.

Join New yorkers, foodies, culture enthusiasts, world travelers as they come out and support entrepreneurs from all over the Diaspora in a festive environment. This Event is part of the Taste of Africa Week celebrating Black History Month

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Please contact us at tasteofafricausa@gmail.com for group rates

African Pop-Up Festival: Foodie

+ Over 12 restaurants/food vendors representing cuisines from all of Africa - North, South, East and West
+ Local/International/celebrity/emerging chefs
+ Chef demonstrations and goodie bag giveaways

See a few of participating restaurants and chefs - Queen of Sheba, Chef Kevin Lewis Mist Harlem, Chef Segun of Delicious African Orchards, Suya Guy, Tsion Cafe, La savane, Samosa NYC, Addis Ethiopia, Ponty Bistro, Chef Evi, Community Chef Kitchen, Barbara Food Creations,

African Pop-Up Festival: Shop

+ Over 20 vendors/entrepreneurs across Fashion. wellness, art, design, beauty and more.
+ Beauty and wellness tips, goodie bag giveaways

See some of the vendors - Koko Nanga, SD Designs, True African Art, The Brown stone, The Great american Hat show, Noni Fashion, Ronnie Shop, Vai Girl, Adorn NYC, Isha Foundation, Vibrant expressions,

African Pop-Up Festival: Entertainment

+ Live DJ performances,
+ Special music performances
+ An Afrobeats day party

Afrobeats and World Music - DJ OB1, DJ Birane, DJ AQ, DJ Don,

Special performances by - Teemanay (the young Afrobeat Icon), Tshila (Ugandan songbird), Mr Bello, Gordon Andres, Afi (Ghaniaian Afrobeat sensation) and more

This event is brought to you by the organizers of the NY African Restaurant Week



Festival ticketing is designed to allow you discover more African and African-inspired dishes

$15 - General admission - Experience live performances from various parts of the continent, music by top DJs, cooking demos, photo booth pictures, sponsored giveaway competitions, and more

$25 - Experience all of the above and get 2 meal tastings

$40 - Experience all of the above and get 6 meal tastings

$50 - Experience all of the above and get 10 meal tastings

Each additional tasting costs $5

Regular menu prices are also available from each food vendor


Please email us at tasteofafricausa@gmail.com or apply here . Your commitment as a vendor will position your business among cultured locals and world travelers who enjoy shopping.


It is a one day event (Saturday February 23 at Mist Harlem) with vendors and entrepreneurs (food, design, beauty, fashion, art, health, representing various parts of the diaspora come to sell, mix and network. It is an opportunity for all attendees to experience a unique and curated cultural market in a festive environment.

WHAT IS A Taste of Africa Week WEEK?

Come Starting on Feb 16 - 23 the Taste of Africa Week will consist of a series of events to celebrate Black history month and support various entrepreneurs in our commuity. Come experience the sights, sounds, style and taste of Africa - cooking classes, food and wine tasting events, festival. panels. networking events and more.

This event is brought to you by the organizers of the NYC African Restaurant Week that takes place in the Fall - see pics from past events

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