Celebrate Six Square District Days and East Austin Stroll

This Labor Day weekend enjoy two days of food, fun and culture reflective of the African American legacy in Central East Austin with the Six Square District Days Festival and East Austin Stroll.

The Six Square District Days Festival begins at 4:00pm on Saturday, September 2nd at the historic Downs Field and will feature food, vendors, music and live performances by DJ Kay Kali, Chris Omenihu, Bandan Koro, Ogden Payne, Riders Against the Storm, Tree G. and C.J. Edwards and the Funk Fellowship!

Six Square District Days will be free and open to the public. All ages welcomed.

On Sunday September 3rd Six Square proudly present the East Austin Stroll.  Stroll the vibrant streets of East Austin and immerse yourself into uniquely curated experiences reflective of the rich traditions that gave birth to the uniqueness of the African American legacy in Central East Austin.

Explore six historical destinations within the District that will be reanimated through curated cuisine of the African Diaspora, artistic performances, art exhibits, multi-media displays and much more. Some of the curated sites include: Six Square District Office, the George Washington Carver Museum, Oakwood Cemetery, the African American Heritage Facility, the 12th St. Business Corridor, and Huston-Tillotson University. 

The East Austin Stroll all culminates at Huston Tillotson University with live performances by Boss Street Brass Band and more!

East Austin Stroll, September 3rd, 2017 from 1:006:00 p.m. Ticket prices for General Admission are $35 (includes samples of alcoholic beverages and food, and entertainment) and VIP Access is $49 (includes samples of alcoholic beverages and food, and entertainment, a guided historical tour of the district and reserved seating at the final event).

Proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation and celebration of East Austin’s Black Culture. Visit www.sixsquare.org or call 512.505.8738 for tickets and additional information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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