New Haven’s Black Wall Street Festival, produced by the Department of Arts, Culture, and Tourism in partnership with The Breed Entertainment, is a festival highlighting black and brown business owners and creatives. This event will feature food trucks, vendors, family activities, and live performances. It is a catalyst for action toward dismantling systemic racism in New Haven, and a strategy to revitalize black and brown economic wealth across the city.
The festival provides a platform for promoting and supporting black and brown owned businesses, while fostering community engagement, education, and activism around issues of racial and economic justice. Coming together in celebration of black and brown entrepreneurship, culture and art, and economic empowerment highlights the contributions and achievements of black and brown community members, achievements that are at the epicenter of New Haven’s success and future growth opportunities.