Wilmington Black Restaurant Week Kicks Off This Weekend With Over 25 Eateries
The Inaugural Wilmington Black Restaurant Week kicks off this weekend in Wilmington, hosted by Wilmington City Council in partnership with the Office of Economic Development.
This inaugural event creates a wonderful opportunity for local Wilmington restaurants to display the diverse Black culinary culture with patrons.
Explore tastes and flavors of African American, African, and Caribbean cuisine from the Wilmington community. BRW will happen alongside Wilmington HBCU Week 2023.
Wilmington Black Restaurant Week
The week of culinary celebration begins on Saturday, September 16th with a kick off celebration at The Baby Grand in Downtown Wilmington. Guests can enjoy food offerings from multiple restauranteurs while listening to “Foodways & Folklore: A Community Conversation,” led by nationally acclaimed storyteller and folklorist Queen Nur. The event will take place from 1pm-4pm with the panel set to begin at 3pm.
Black Restaurant week will continue with a variety of events throughout the week in collaboration with Wilmington HBCU Week 2023.
Food Truck Event with R&B Concert featuring Fabolous and Monica at The Queen on Wednesday, September 20th at 7pm – tickets required.
Food Truck Event & Block Party at 10th & Orange Streets on Saturday, September 23rd from 12pm – 5pm
BRW Passport Challenge
Those who visit 10 or more BRW sites can enter the passport challenge. There’s a chance to win a $25 gift card. To participate, pick up a BRW Passport at participating restaurants, vendors, or food trucks. Take a picture of the stamped passport and upload it to your social media accounts using #WilmBRW with Wilmington City Council and City of Wilmington tagged. You must submit your passport with 10 stamps or more by October 1 to BRWPassportChallenge@WilmingtonDE.gov.
See a complete list of all restaurants participating in Wilmington Black Restaurant Week here.
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