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African Culture Fest

African Culture Fest

Philadelphia Zoo is partnering with Odunde365 to bring a weekend of African culture, dance, and food to the Zoo!

The event, hosted on Saturday, August 3 & Sunday, August 4 from 11am-3pm, continues the celebration of South Philly’s Annual Odunde Festival, the largest African American street festival and celebration of its kind in the country.

Guests are welcome to attend special performances, cooking demonstrations and even learn some moves during an Odunde365 dance class! The West Philly Reading Captains will also be in attendance giving out themed books during the event. African Culture Fest is included with Zoo tickets or membership.

Dance classes include:

  • Afro-Beat taught by Instructor Brezelle
  • African Cooking taught by Chef Michael
  • African Dance taught by Instructor Brezelle
  • African Drumming taught by Instructor Michael
  • African Dance Performance by ODUNDE365 and Fruitful Children