Make a Delicious Kwanzaa Kinara
Sunday, December 18
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Candy Lab, Ardmore
Celebrate Kwaanza by creating a beautiful kinara with these yummy celebration sticks! We’ll also kick off the session with a few other yummy edible surprises! For ages 6+. Registration required. Details
Boathouse Row Festival of Lights – Kwanzaa
December 26, 2021 – January 1
Boathouse Row, Philadelphia
The historic rowing clubs of Boathouse Row are awash in red, green and yellow for Kwanzaa.
Kwanzaa Unity Celebration & Showcase
Monday December 26
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
African American Museum, Philadelphia
Enjoy the first fruits of the harvest with the African American Museum in Philadelphia as we light the Kinara and usher in this year’s Kwanzaa season. Host Nikki Powerhouse will lead us through the night’s events including featured poetry by Reet Starwind and interactive African dance and drum with Cachet Ivy!
December 26 – January 1
Sesame Place, Langhorne
Join your favorite Sesame Street friends in the neighborhood each night of Kwanzaa for a special Storytime and Kinara lighting as we learn all about the celebrations and principles of Kwanzaa.
Kwanzaa Celebration with the African American Museum in Philadelphia
December 29 & 30
Franklin Square, Philadelphia
Five evenings of visual art, drumline performances, kinara lightings and other live entertainment.
Friday, December 30
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia
Celebrate Kwanzaa at the museum.
“Embodying Kwanzaa:A Meditation and Movement Practice”
Sunday January 1
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
On the seventh and final night of Kwanzaa, join this virtual presentation as we take a moment to center ourselves and light the final kinara candle for the principle of Imani (Faith). At the dawn of the new year, Counselor and Yogi Shesheena Bray will lead virtual participants through meditation, Kwanzaa reflections, light yoga, and intention setting on how to embody the Principles of Kwanzaa (Nguzo Saba) all year round.