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Celebrate Kwanzaa in Maryland

KwanzaaKwanzaa is a week-long celebration of African American heritage. Take part in the rich culture of this holiday during one of the kid-friendly Kwanzaa events around Maryland.

Check out all the Kwanzaa events going on in Baltimore, Annapolis, Washington, D.C., and other locations around Maryland. For even more holiday fun, make sure to check out our list of New Years Eve events.

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Updated for 2017. List is updated regularly. Check back often!

Kwanzaa Events

KwanzaaRFLMuseumKwanzaa Celebration - 2017
Dec. 16-17. Dance performances celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa. $15-30. Sat.,  8pm; Sun., 4pm. Dance Place, Washington D.C. danceplace.org

Kwanzaa Celebration - 2017
Dec. 30. Learn about Kwanzaa and celebrate this holiday honoring family, community and culture. Free. 1:30pm. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Catonsville. 410-887-1081

Kwanzaa Celebration - 2017
Dec. 30. African crafts for sale, storytelling, fashion, dance and more. 12:30 pm-Keynote Lecture with Kwanzaa Founder, Dr. Malauna Karenga-“Practicing the Principles of Kwanzaa: Repairing, Renewing and Remaking Our World” $5. noon-4pm. Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore. 443-263-1800, rflewismuseum.org

Photo courtesy the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

 Looking for more holiday fun? Check out our complete guide to Christmas fun and holiday events in Maryland here.