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Saturday, August 13, 2022 11 am - 4 pm

Waban Park
29 Tuckerman Avenue,
Oak Bluffs, MA

Martha's Vineyard

The Festival

SOulFully Textured, A Natural Hair Festival is adjusting the lens on natural hair and moving the culture forward. It is an experience in and celebration of naturally textured hair, specifically designed to educate, eradicate and inspire! This family-friendly Festival is highly interactive and features creative expression, natural hair education, an array of specially curated vendors for attendees to shop, cultural discussions related to eradicating the stigma and discrimination associated with afro textured natural hair, lawn games and curated fun with a like-minded community. Join us in a fun space that focuses on a positive relationship with our hair, allows you to be who you are and  amplifies the beauty of natural textured hair.  


1. Creating Our Space: Navigating Natural Hair in The Workplace As Told By C-Suite Executives

2. Breaking the Bias: Fostering a Culture that Eliminates the Pressure to Conform; Advocating for Inclusive Policies and Awareness for Natural Hair & Protective Hairstyles at School and Work; and

3. Healing Workshop

4. Natural Hair Q&A

Portrait Exhibit | Stacey S. Hamilton's stunning exhibit "DAT MLNH THO" (That Melanin Though), on display at the festival, invites you to see the beauty and essence of the Black woman.

Curated Beats By | The Legendary Chris Washington

The Venue

Waban Park, Oak Bluffs
Martha's Vineyard

SOulFully Textured will take place in Waban Park, on the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard. Waban Park is located within walking distance of the Oak Bluffs ferry port, across from the popular Inkwell Beach.  This beachside location offers a unique, fun and creative space for SOulFully Textured, A Natural Hair Festival to come alive.  

Learn more about traveling to Martha's Vineyard here 



   Where do I  get the Ferry?   

        Parking: Steamship Authority    Other Ferries' Parking     Woods Hole Parking

         Directions to Waban Park from the Oak Bluffs Ferry 


Downloadable Festival Guide

Cape Cod Times Article

The embrace of natural Black hair inspires festival in Oak Bluffs, marks cultural changes

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Ready for an inspiring day connecting with other naturals, learning new tips and shopping with amazing vendors?

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