Greens Festival

Saturday, Feb 24, 2024
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2200 Virginia Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Virginia Avenue Park’s Black Santa Monica Community Group presents the

9th Annual Black History Greens Festival

This year’s theme is Acknowledging the Past, Living in the Present, Building for the Future. This year’s event will highlight Santa Monica’s local history by paying tribute to a prominent community member, former commissioner and local Santa Monica business owner Mr. Lloyd Allen. The event will also feature greens cooking demonstrations, singers, dance performances, music, book reading by local author Darin Glenn of his book, “Flowing through the Elements”, vendors, wellness booths, food trucks, and more. KJLH’s Arron “Bobo” Arnell will be master of ceremonies with DJ Mark spinning.

The day’s festivities also include:

Guests are encouraged to bring picnic blanket and/or lawn chairs. Walking and biking are encouraged. The Park is served by Big Blue Bus Line #7. The Park is wheelchair accessible and welcomes persons of all abilities.

Press release.