Kwanzaa: Festival of the First Fruits
December 30, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Missouri Botanical Garden > Ridgway Visitor Center
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Kwanzaa is a Swahili term that means “first fruits,” and this contemporary African-American holiday centers around the feast table of the harvest. A Kwanzaa ceremony highlights a day of storytelling, craft and jewelry displays, and authentic African drumming and musical performances.

12-4 p.m.: Kwanzaa crafts, jewelry and stamps available for purchase from the following vendors: Ajanaku Jewelry, Mama Katambwa’s Boutique, Renata’s African Influences and the US Postal Service

1-2:15 p.m.: Kwanzaa Ceremony



Included with Garden admission

Lighting of the Candles at Kwanzaa