2022 West Virginia Black Heritage Festival in Clarksburg
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) – The annual West Virginia Black Heritage Festival Scholarship Golf Tournament and Youth Block Party are both scheduled for Friday ahead of the West Virginia Black Heritage Festival on Saturday and Sunday, according to a statement. release from the festival organizers .
Registration for the Purse Golf Tournament begins at 8 a.m. Friday at the Bel Meadow Country Club. Anyone interested in participating or becoming a vendor can visit the West Virginia Black Heritage Festival website.
The Youth Block Party will include a backpack and school supplies, as well as a bouncy house, arts and crafts, face paint, music and free eye exams. It will also include a 3-on-3 basketball tournament that starts at 5 p.m. and is free for kids under 18. The block party will begin at 5 p.m. in Jackson Square on Pike Street in Clarksburg.
Opening ceremonies for the West Virginia Black Heritage Festival are scheduled to begin Saturday at noon. During the ceremony, the king and queen and the young king and queen will be crowned.
The Saturday music lineup for the festival is as follows:
- 2:00 p.m. Lady D
- 3:30 p.m. Byron Cooper
- 5:00 p.m. FunkyardX
- 7:00 p.m. Soul Shadz
- 8:00 p.m. Heat wave
On Sunday, the theme for the West Virginia Black Heritage Festival will be Praise and Worship. The festivities will last from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will feature Pastor Arica Cox as guest speaker.