Thursday, September 28

6:00pm MOJA Opening Day Street Parade Marion Square down King and Market to US Custom House

6:00pm MOJA Arts Festival Opening Reception at City Gallery

Da Gullah Rootz

Reggae Block Dance
September 29
Hampton Park (due to flooding at Brittlebank Park)

The MOJA Reggae Block Dance promises to deliver once again. Catch reggae talent featuring Da’ Gullah Rootz and Monsoon featuring Operation Irie. The event will include African drumming and dance from Deninufay. Food trucks and cultural artisan vendors will be on site to round out the experience. Bring the whole family to this wonderful FREE to attend event.

Saturday, September 30

12:00pm – 3:00pm MOJA Gullah Art Experience at Cannon Street Arts Center

Wednesday, October 4

11:00am Historic Site Designation at Old City Garage (134 Line Street)

Thursday, October 5

6pm MOJA on King block party // INFO

Friday, October 6

9:00am 4th Graders Readout – A Day for Rememberin’ at Participating CCSD Schools.

Elementary school students reading the same book, at the same time, on the same day.

11:30am State Historic Marker Dedication at Old Slave Mart Museum (6 Chalmers Street)

A Fundraising Music Celebration for Gino Castillo
October 7
2pm Doors
3pm Show
Festival Hall

Jam session featuring some of Charleston’s finest musicians: Jonathan Lovett, Quentin E. Baxter, Tyler Ross, Jake Holwegner, and Mike Quinn.

Chubb Rock

MOJA Finale
October 8
Hampton Park

Terence Young

Close out the Festival in style! Join us on Sunday, October 8 for an afternoon celebration of Lowcountry culture and Charleston history, culminating in a knock-out mainstage performance! Artisan crafts, food vendors and more family fun are on offer, with wellness and health care exhibitors sharing information and tips for healthy living. Our musical line-up will have the crowd grooving, and everyone in your family will enjoy this free-to-attend celebration of all that the MOJA Arts Festival has to offer.

Saturday, October 21

11:30am Community Tribute Luncheon at Festival Hall