SUBMITTAL DUE DATE:  Friday, April 13, 2018 at 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time.  

Please submit one (1) unbound proposal suitable for photocopying, AND an equivalent quantity of information via a PDF file: SUBMITTAL LOCATION: 

Cortney Weinstock Attn: AFRAM RFP

Special Events & Permits Division Chief

Baltimore City Recreation & Parks Department

3201 Boston Street, Baltimore MD 21224


Email Proposals can be submitted to [email protected]  All proposals delivered after the due date and time will not be considered. Firms will be notified of the decision by April 20, 2018.  Questions related to this request should be directed via email to: [email protected]    


The City of Baltimore is seeking a qualified talent acquisition firm a production firm and a sponsorship firm to further enhance, grow, manage and produce the AFRAM Festival by taking it to a national attraction in honor of the African American Culture & Heritage celebrated in Baltimore.


The AFRAM Festival is a celebration of African American life, music and culture. This family-oriented event is filled with entertainers, children’s activities, arts, history, education, financial literacy, employment & job training, health & wellness and more. The Baltimore AFRAM Festival is presented by Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and the City of Baltimore with the support of the advisory board and steering committee.

The 2018 AFRAM Festival will take place at Druid Hill Park on Saturday, August 11 from 12 - 8 p.m. and Sunday, August 12 from 12 – 6 p.m.

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