The Pan African Cultural Festival is part of a series of events commemorating September as African Heritage Month. This event is held at the Plaza of the Silver Spring Civic Center at One Veterans Plaza, 850 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
The festival showcases the rich and diverse cultures of the African people. The festival attracts people of all ages and backgrounds. Montgomery County is the first county to dedicate an entire month to the African Community. The African Heritage Month recognizes the African Union day and the critical relationships between the United States and African nations.