Black Beauty Festival is a free two-day event that uplifts Black-owned businesses, engages our community in conversations around art and social justice, and celebrates the beauty of being Black. Victory Gardens Theater, in partnership with Black Women’s Expo and Black Owned Chicago, recently presented the fifth edition of this incredible event, April 10-11, 2021. This year, our Joy & Magic celebration moved online for a weekend of performances, workshops, jam sessions, and more. Past festivals have included performances from The Black Monologues, Circles and Cyphers, shopping, live paintings, manicures & mimosas, and conversations with Black business owners.
Featured vendors from our most recent festival include Dressed 2 The Tee Apparel & Accessories; Dr. Herbal’s Organic & Vegan Hair Care; Dzigns by Deb; Fad2Fresh; Gill Family Jewels; Luv That Scrub, Model Esteem, philosofher: The Life of•The Love of•Her; Suuri Design, Sweet Beginnings LLC, and TBE Cosmetics.