Cultural Events at Marcus Garvey Park

FINAL 2023 Summer Reading Circle on Tuesday, August 8 at 11:00 AM at the Sankofa PavilionPlease join The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance for great read aloud and fun literacy activities for school-aged children!

We meet at the Sankofa Pavilion located east of the 124th Street & 5th Avenue entrance to the Marcus Garvey Park. Bring a Blanket to sit on!  *Indoor Venue available in case of inclement weather! *
Sankofa Pavilion Artist Appreciation Day on August 11th at 1PMJoin us to celebrate the artists who participated in the creation of the Sankofa Pavilion art installation at the top of the park.   Activities include an introduction to the artist, a community paint session, Harlem Grown’s Mobile Teaching Kitchen, produce table from Harlem Grown’s farm and a jazz performance from Courtney Wright Trio.
A Community Cookout Event featuring Endea Owens
at Marcus Garvey Park on Sunday, August 20Presented in collaboration National Jazz Museum in Harlem, and the Charlie Park Jazz Festival, the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance presents Endea Owens & the Community Cookout on Sunday, August 20 at 3pm at Marcus Garvey Park near the Sankofa Pavilion.  The Community Cookout is an initiative that was started by Endea Owens to help alleviate food insecurity during COVID, but evolved into a tradition that gets community members from all walks of life to break bread together, and to listen to great live music.
These are events are part of the the Harlem Grown Culture, Creativity and Care Initiative, made possible by The Mellon Foundation.