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Sun, Feb 25



Black Joy Parade - Oakland, CA

The 7th annual Black Joy Parade presented by Black Infant Health One of the largest events of its kind in downtown Oakland. Come for the parade, performances, vendors, activations, and more!

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Black Joy Parade - Oakland, CA
Black Joy Parade - Oakland, CA

Time & Location

Feb 25, 2024, 12:30 PM – 7:00 PM PST

Oakland, 14th St & Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

About the event

Your joy drives Black growth! It’s our 7th year as a volunteer-run organization and movement which means Sunday, February 25, 2024 will be a bold celebration of community and culture. Each year thousands of people showcase their joy, fuel Black business, artists, and more. Together, we've created an experience that builds up and gives back to our amazing community.

What’s to expect:

  • 200+ Black-owned vendors including food, drinks, clothing, handmade items, and more.
  • 2 stages of Black performances, including a soon to be announced headliner and The Black Joy Choir
  • Activities for the whole family at Lil Joy for kids, Games n’ Grooves, and Healing Village.
  • The Black Joy Parade official merch
  • And of course the largest Black Joy Parade procession in the world!

The parade begins on 14th and Franklin in downtown Oakland, CA at 12:30pm PST. Following the parade, the festival begins at 12pm and ends at 7pm. The main entrance into the festival is 19th and Franklin Streets.

Admissions are free for all so bring your friends and family! If you’re able, please donate via Eventbrite or here ahead of time to support the movement. Black Joy Parade is a volunteer-run org and a registered 501c3. All donations go to support local artists and the production of the event.

Want to partciapte in The 7th annual Black Joy Parade as a vendor, sponsor or parade contigent? Visit to learn how.

Weather :

The Black Joy Parade is a rain or shine event. We are constantly monitoring the weather forecast and don’t currently believe it will have a major effect on the spirit or attendance of the event. If at any point the weather makes it impossible or unsafe to hold our event, we will send an update to our community.

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