About the Festival

First presented in 1990, ZORA!™ is a multi-day, multi-disciplinary, intergenerational event composed of public talks, museum exhibitions, theatrical productions, arts education programming, and a 3-day Outdoor Festival of the Arts. The event takes place primarily in Eatonville, Florida (10 miles north of Orlando) and throughout Orange County.

Featured Speakers

Alice Walker

Alice Walker

Pulitzer Prize-winning Author & Poet

Ruthe Sheffey

Ruthe Sheffey, Ph.D

Elder Hurston Scholar

Everett L. FLy

Everett Fly

National Humanities Medalist

Dr Grant Cornwell

Grant Cornwell, Ph.D.

Rollins College President

Harriet Elam-Thomas

Harriet Elam-Thomas

Ambassador (Retired)

Marumi Nishigauchi

Marumi Nishihauchi


Ed Jones

Ed Jones

Mayor – Grambling, LA

Ambassador Peter Romero

Peter Romero

Ambassador (Retired)

Outdoor Concert


Glenn Jones

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