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    August 5th, 2023

    Farish Forward Festival is a one-day celebration that showcases national and local talent, promotes local businesses, and offers a range of activities and attractions for attendees of all ages.  

  • Welcome

    The festival will feature live musical performances, art exhibitions, interactive workshops, food vendors, and more. It will be a family-friendly event to foster community engagement and create
    lasting memories.

    Festival Schedule


    Saturday August 5th, 2023

    Event Hours

    12:00 pm - 9:00 pm


    Farish Street between Amite Street and Hamilton Street

    General Questions

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  • What To Expect


    Music and Performing Arts

    Engage renowned local and national artists, bands, and performers to deliver captivating live music, dance performances, and theatrical acts across multiple stages. Cater to various musical genres to ensure a diverse lineup that appeals to a broad audience.

    Art and Culture

    Curate an art exhibition featuring local artists, artisans, and craftsmen. Organize interactive workshops, demonstrations, and installations that allow attendees to immerse themselves in the creative process.

    Culinary Delights

    Offer a wide array of food vendors showcasing local cuisine, street food, and international flavors. Ensure a diverse selection to cater to different dietary preferences and provide a memorable culinary experience.

    Family Zone

    Create a dedicated area with activities, games, and entertainment suitable for children and families. Include interactive installations, face painting, storytelling sessions, and engaging performances tailored to younger audiences. It provides school prep for children including distributing uniforms, school supplies and haircuts.

  • Music & Performing Arts

    Art & Culture

    Culinary Delights

    Family Zone

  • Sponsorship Levels

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    Confirmed to perform at 7:30 PM

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    Press Play 601

    Confirmed to perform at 2:00 PM

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    Southern Komfort Brass Band

    Confirmed to perform at 4:00 PM

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    Stephanie Luckett

    Confirmed to perform at 6:00 PM

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    DJ 2WAY

    Confirmed to DJ