2019 Black History Parade and Festival

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to join ArtCenter as we participate in Pasadena’s 37th Annual Black History Parade and Festival. This is the first in a number of outreach opportunities being spearheaded by our new Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

  • 9–10 a.m. Assembly 
  • 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Parade
  • 12–4 p.m. Festival 

The Parade begins at Fair Oaks Avenue and Ventura Street in Altadena then heads south on Fair Oaks Avenue before ending at Hammond Street near Robinson Park. The Festival will take place at Robinson Park immediately following the parade and will feature live entertainment, food vendors, free information booths and a children's zone.

  • Join us to march in the parade, volunteer in the ArtCenter booth or simply plan to attend
  • Free t-shirts and refreshments provided to participants
  • Everyone is welcome as we celebrate one of the largest Black History events in the U.S.

To RSVP or request more information on how to join ArtCenter, email dei@artcenter.edu.