Black L.U.V. Festival is the longest running cultural arts festival in Washington, DC.

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Black LUV Fest 25


Since 2012, Black L.U.V. Festival Kid and Youth Activities includes fitness along with 45% visual and crafts.

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Black L.U.V. Fest 25 

Sunday, September 18th, 2022


The Black L.U.V. Festival ( has been held in Washington, DC, since 1997. The Black L.U.V. Festival was established by artists in the historic U-street community devoted to social change and uplift of the entire DC creative community. This FREE one-day cultural outdoor family event, uses the cultural arts as a vehicle of social change to inform and enlighten communities of the Nation’s Capital on education, social injustice, innovation, healthcare, collective economics, and violence prevention in underserved communities of color locally, domestically and internationally. Black L.U.V. Fest 25 festival-goers will experience the elements of art, music, literature, and technology as we celebrate “Blackness”.

Love. Unity. Vision.

Founded 1997 in Washington, DC.

Black L.U.V. Festival has more health and wellness activities and testing along with environmental justice activities.

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