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Zimfest 2023

Zimfest is three days of Zimbabwean-inspired fun for all ages: dynamic concerts, hands-on workshops, an African marketplace and more.

The Zimbabwean Music Festival is an annual celebration of Zimbabwean music and culture. A fun-filled four-day weekend of concerts, workshops, community conversations, a marketplace and more, Zimfest is the largest annual gathering in North America of students, teachers, performers, and fans of Zimbabwean music. Learn more.

Zimfest 2023 will take place August 3-6 at Oregon State University in Corvallis. This year represents a return to the heartland of Oregon as the festival was last held at OSU in 2010 and 2011.

Festival activities and accommodations will be centered in McNary Hall in the northeast corner of campus. Workshops, ranging from instrumental and vocal instruction to dance and cultural presentations, will be held in the McNary lounges, the Memorial Union and other locations to be determined. An African Marketplace, free afternoon concerts and evening concerts (outdoors, admission by donation) will all take place outdoors at the adjacent McNary Field (also known as Lower Campus).

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Zimfest 2023, Corvallis, Oregon, Aug. 3-6 2023,
Starts: August 03, 2023

Ends: August 06, 2023

Occurs: Every 1 day
Time: See website.

Admission: Free

Location: Oregon State University
1500 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331

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