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Groove City Culture Fest

One of the largest annual art and cultural festivals in Cambridge, MD

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The Groove City Culture Fest Committee was formed in 2018 by local community members wanting to organize a celebratory community event on National Historic Pine Street, Cambridge, MD.  The name Groove City Culture Fest represents two historical moments in the local African American community.  Between 1974 and 1979 Black Culture Day was a three-day weekend event held at Calvin Mowbray Park on Weaver Ave, Cambridge, MD.  The second moment occurred during the time when DJing at parties and clubs was on the rise, which started around 1977.  When the 80s rolled in, the DJ groups, like “NYCS” and Chapter One” gave Cambridge its moniker "Groove City."  The name “Groove City” spread throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland and wherever the DJ groups performed.


The first Groove City Culture Fest was held August 16, 2018.  The City of Cambridge supports our efforts and ordained the 3rd Saturday of every August as Groove City Culture Fest day.

History of Groove City Culture Fest

Become a Vendor at the Fest!

Early-Bird Registration Fees through May 31 2023 (Fees will increase) 

Early-bird Payment must be received by May 31, 2023.  If payment is not received your registration will fee will increase on June 1, 2023.  If you have any questions, please contact us at 443-225-0819.

Vendors Fees are non-refundable after 2 weeks of registering. 
Non Profit Organization, please call 443-225-0819 or email: to register.

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