City Announces Changes to AFRAM Schedule Due to Forecasted Weather

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Brandon M. Scott
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BALTIMORE, MD (Wednesday, August 18, 2021) — Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) has updates on the remainder of this year’s AFRAM festival. Due to the forecasted weather, the following changes will take effect immediately:

  • AFRAM Bike Party and AFRAM Alfresco, respectively scheduled for Aug. 18 and 19, will be combined and moved to next Thursday, August 26 from 5-10 p.m. at Middle Branch Park — a re-airing of the Cherry Hill Waterfront Festival will air at 3 p.m. at that same location.
  • If inclement weather disrupts the combined AFRAM Bike Party and Alfresco events on August 26, it will be cancelled and not rescheduled.
  • Skate Nite at Shake & Bake will continue as scheduled on August 20 from 5-10 p.m. at Shake & Bake.
  • AFRAM Concert Day One and Two will continue as scheduled in their virtual formats on August 21 and 22 from 6-9 p.m.

We appreciate the community’s understanding and patience as we make changes to ensure the best AFRAM events possible given the circumstances.

About the Baltimore AFRAM Festival
The Baltimore AFRAM Festival is presented by Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the City of Baltimore. The Festival officially started in 1976 as a part of Baltimore City’s Showcase of Nations. Traditionally a multi-generational two-day live experience, the festival is known to bring together the most dynamic voices in music, art and creativity.

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