‘I’ll Make Me a World in Iowa’ Celebration Day held Feb. 4

“I’ll Make Me a World in Iowa” will hold its Celebration Day on Feb. 4 in Clive, which highlights African American arts, culture and contributions through education, awareness and preservation.

The 2023 I’ll Make Me a World in Iowa festival is happening from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 4 at Horizon Events Center in Clive. The headliner is actor Taye Diggs. The event is free and in its 25th year.

Taye Diggs
Actor Tay Diggs attends the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party at the Pacific Design Center on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/WireImage)

“We gather to honor a culture rich with pride, hope, resilience and joy. We gather to honor those who have toiled and paved the way and those that now push powerfully forward. We gather to lift spirits and touch hearts.  We gather to remember, to share, and to educate.  We have made our world in Iowa and we gather to celebrate,” said Betty Andrews, the event’s executive director on the festival’s website.

View the schedule of events.

This site uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Scroll to Top