BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The African-American Festival comes back to M&T Bank Stadium.
It kicked off Saturday with performances by American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino and Patti LaBelle.READ MORE: Baltimore Man Handed 40 Year Sentence In Beating, Death Of 2-Month-Old Daughter
The family friendly event features food, the arts and more than 150 booths and attractions.READ MORE: BPD Officer Dragged By Car 2 Blocks Is Now In Fair Condition; 36-Year-Old Charged
Hundreds of thousands are expected to attend.MORE NEWS: Crime Without Punishment: Homicide Clearance Rates Are Declining Across The US. Baltimore's Is Down To 42%
The event, sponsored by the mayor’s office, has been a Baltimore staple for 30 years.