Kwanzaa: Umoja

In partnership with National Black United Front - KC, AJM presents the 38th Annual City-Wide Kwanzaa Celebration! The 38th Annual City-Wide Kwanzaa Celebration is a week long cultural festival based on Continental African "first fruits." Kwanzaa celebrates African and African-American family, community, history, traditions and culture. The first night celebrates Umoja, meaning unity.

Each night from December 26th to December 31st, an African market featuring local vendors begins at 6:00 pm. Then programs or a performance by a local organization will start at 7:00 pm. Each night features a different program or performance.

Other events celebrating Kwanzaa:

Friday, December 27th @ 6:00 pm - Kujichagulia

Saturday, December 28th @ 6:00 pm - Ujima

Sunday, December 29th @ 6:00 pm - Ujamaa

Monday, December 30th @ 6:00 pm - Nia

Tuesday, December 31st @ 6:00 pm - Kuumba






American Jazz Museum


Gem Theater
1615 E 18th St
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States