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The African American tradition of Kwanzaa was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga. It was established as a means  to help African Americans reconnect with their African  cultural and historical heritage by uniting in meditation and study of African traditions and Nguzo Saba, the “seven principles of African Heritage.” Kwanzaa is observed from December 26 - January 1.

Kwanzaa Marketplace begins at 5 PM* everyday.
These family-friendly events are FREE** and open to the public. For more information please call (313) 494-5800.



Saturday, December 26 at 6PM


The First Principle of Kwanzaa


Sunday, December 27 at 6PM


The Second Principle of Kwanzaa


Monday, December 28 at 6PM


The Third Principle of Kwanzaa


Tuesday, December 29 at 6PM


The Fourth Principle of Kwanzaa


Wednesday, December 30 at 6PM


The Fitfh Principle of Kwanzaa


Thursday, December 31 at 4PM*


The Sixth Principle of Kwanzaa

(*Please note earlier start time for New Year's Eve Kwanzaa event)


Friday, January 1 at 5PM**


The Seventh Principle of Kwanzaa

(**Please visit the Imani page for cost info)

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201
The Wright Museum™



Sponsored by Comerica and the Comerica Charitable Foundation