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What is the ZORA!® Festival

America’s longest running arts and humanities festival celebrating the cultural contributions of people of African ancestry throughout the Diaspora.

The festival is comprised of public talks, museum exhibitions, historical tours, stage performances, arts education programming, a humanities-based conference, and an Outdoor Festival of the Arts.

Our JANUARY Kick-off Lineup

Festival Season Schedule

January 7

"Happy Birthday Zora!"

January 20

Opening Exhibition

January 21

"Art-Ful" Eatonville

January 22

Dinner & A Class with Chef Jenn

January 24

Cultural Heritage Tourism Workshop

January 24 - 27

Afrofuturism Conference

January 25

Progressive Reception

January 26 - 28

Outdoor Festival of the Arts

January 27

An Evening Inspired by Zora

Ticket Packages


2-Day Pass

Weekender Package

Includes admission to:

VIP Pass

VIP Pass includes:

Join us at the 35th ZORA!® Festival
Kick-off events starts January 7, 2024

First presented in 1990, the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA!&reg Festival) is a multi-disciplinary, multi-generational cultural event.
Thank you to our sponsors

Our Official Sponsors

As of December 11, 2023

The 2024 ZORA! Festival Season is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.