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Annual Open House Street Festival

Annual Open House Street Festival

Old School Meets New School

Now in its 6th year on site, Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center's community celebration is free and open to all and will include indoor and outdoor activities onsite at Mind-Builders on Saturday, September 16, 2023 from 1PM – 7 PM.


This year’s Open House Street Festival will feature special performances celebrating 50 years of Hip-Hop from the organization’s Dance Ensemble and Stage Band kicked off by a Second Line parade. Interactive offerings include a talent contest where the audience will choose the winners, games for the whole family and demo classes for martial arts and Zumba© on the Festival’s Mainstage. Additionally, visitors learn about the Fall 2023-Spring 2024 season offerings and scholarships opportunities.

Schedule (at a glance): 

  • 1PM - 7PM: Registration
  • 1PM - 7PM: Vendors & Concessions
  • 1PM - 3:30PM: Demo Classes & Performances
  • 3:45 PM: Second Line Parade
  • 4 PM: Talent Contest

Detailed Schedule to be announced

Youth Talent Contest winners receive cash prizes! $100, $200 and $300. 

Vendors will include food, arts and crafts and community resources.

Event Sponsors include Assured Partners, D'Addario, doTERRA, Montefiore Medical Center, So Jo Spa, Tattly.

Vendors & Tabling to be announced.

Special Thanks to Bronx Night Market.