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20 Events Every Black Washingtonian Should Attend This Summer

20 Events Every Black Washingtonian Should Attend This Summer

The first day of summer isn’t until Wednesday, June 21 however the sun season is already in full effect in The District! Check out what events Black professionals in Washington, DC should attend this summer!

Jazz In The Garden  
May 19, 2017- August 25, 2017
washington.org/event/jazz-garden

The Caribbean Crawl Two 
May 20, 2017
eventbrite.com/e/the-caribbean-crawl

Brunch & Vibes A Caribbean Inspired Buffet Brunch & Day Party 
May 21, 2017
eventbrite.com/e/brunch-vibes-sundays-stonefish-dc-w-ras-slick-and-the-dutty-bus-crew-tickets

RAW Washington DC Artist Showcase 
May 25, 2017
rawartists.org/washingtondc/verse

The Great Gatsby Lawn Party 
May 27, 2017
ticketweb.com/events

Memorial Day Canna-Cookout  
May 28, 2017
eventbrite.com/e/memorial-day-canna-cookout-tickets

Summer Fest DC: Beer, Wine & Music Festival  
June 3, 2017
eventbrite.com/e/summerfest-dc-beer-wine-music-festival-tickets

Capital Pride 2017 
June 8-11, 2017
capitalpride.org/celebration-2017

DC Jazz Festival 
June 9-19, 2017
dcjazzfest.org

Afropolitan DC AfroCaribbean Mixer  
June 18, 2017
ticketweb.com/events

AFI Documentary Festival 
June 14-18, 2017
afi.com/afidocs

DC Metro HBCU 5K Run/2K Walk  
June 24, 2017
raceroster.com/events/2017/9586/5th-annual-hbcu-5k-run2kwalk-hbcu-alumni-community-day

Jill Scott  Concert  
June 25, 2017
.ticketmaster.com/event

Jollof Festival DC
July 15, 2017
eventbrite.com/e/jollof-festival-dc-tickets

Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott &  D.R.A.M. Concert 
July 21, 2017
verizoncenterdc.tickets

Diner En Blanc DC
August 2017 (date has not been released)
washington.dinerenblanc.com

Trillectro
August 2017 (date has not been released)
trillectro.com/festival

J.Cole Concert 
August 8, 2017
verizoncenterdc.tickets

The Black Alumni Networking Expo
August 11-12, 2017
blackalumninetworkingexpo.com

#IAMAFRICAAN Day Party DC
August 12, 2017
eventbrite.com/e/iamafricaan-dayparty-washington-dc-august-12-tickets

Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival 
August 24-26, 2017
strathmore.org/events-and-tickets/film-fest

17th  Street Festival 
August 27, 2017
17thstreetfestival.org

NkemLife Chidinma Dureke and Chuckwunonso Dureke of NkemLife are the I DON'T DO CLUBS Influencers of Washington, DC. Chidinma is a graduate of Frostburg State University and is a creative professional. Chuckwunonso is a graduate film student at Howard University and is a journalism professional. They enjoy jolly rice with a side of corn bread, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie mixed with Alice Walker, and travel & cultural story telling during their free time. Follow them @NkemLife on Facebook, @NkemLifeBlog on Instagram, and @NkemlifeBlog on Twitter.

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