Light the candles at Kwanzaa 2021 events in Houston

Dance Afrikana returns to MATCH on the 6th night of Kwanzaa | Courtesy of Dance Afrikana

Come together to commemorate African heritage, unity, and culture at Kwanzaa events around Houston from Sunday, December 26, 2021, to New Year’s Day, Saturday, January 1, 2022.

Across seven days, Kwanzaa marks a celebration of African American culture, family and community.

Each day observes one of seven principles; Umoja (unity), Kujichagulia (self-determination), Ujima (collective work and responsibility), Ujamaa (cooperative economics), Nia (purpose), Kuumba (creativity), and Imani (faith).

Celebrate Kwanzaa 2021 at these marketplaces, ceremonies, performances and other celebrations around Houston:

Kwanzaa 2021 Events in Houston

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins always keeps an eye out for what's ahead on Houston's horizon while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston. When he's not passing along the latest events, destinations and hidden treasures in H-Town, he loves diving into the city's food scene, shopping local and learning about Houston's rich history.