Boomyard x Tarfest

@ Pan Pacific Park

Saturday June 15, 2024

02:00 PM - 8:00 pm

LAUNCH LA­ is proud to present the 21st annual TARFESTA Day in the Park, music and arts festival, held in partnership with Pan Pacific Park, 7600 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles on Saturday, June 15, 2024, from 2pm-8pm. The one-day-only festival is produced by the non-profit arts organization LAUNCH LA and is Free + All Ages.

TARFEST celebrates LA’s cultural diversity with LA’s premier reggae and afrobeat party BOOMYARD presented by Delicious Vinyl Island. BOOMYARD will feature Jamaican DJ Mysta Crooks followed by South Florida-born, Belizean/Haitian multi-genre artist Kaylan Arnold blending reggae, jazz and hip-hop. Headliner Jamaican artist BLVK H3RO, (pronounced Black Hero), will perform his modern reggae sound blending dancehall and afrobeats with touches of soul and R&B.

Catering to all ages, TARFEST offers Free Art-Making and Cultural Activities throughout the day with local partners like the Korean Cultural Center, the Japan Foundation, LA, The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, The Holocaust Museum LA, Gloria Molina Grand Park, and others. KP Projects Gallery manages the live painting salon as local artists paint beautiful and inspiring images before your eyes.

TARFEST 2023 sponsors and supporters include the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs, The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Katy Yaroslavsky, CD 5, Pan Pacific Park, the California Arts Council, the LA Department of Recreation and Parks, Mid City West Neighborhood Council, the Beverly Connection, Walter M. Marks Realtors, ARBA, Regency Centers, Holland Partner Group, WAYMO among many others.

About Boomyard
Los Angeles’ premier reggae dancehall and afrobeat party is a celebration of Caribbean and African music, food, and culture. Boomyard brings together a fusion of local and international DJs, dancers, and artists alongside the diverse community of LA.

TARFEST and LAUNCH LA provide important performance and exhibition opportunities to some of the region’s finest emerging artists, performers, and cultural innovators in the Miracle Mile District of Los Angeles and beyond.  LAUNCH LA is a 501(3)(c) not-for-profit social enterprise that believes exposure to the arts enhances quality of life and strengthens community. Passionate about promoting all contemporary art forms and their hybrids, LAUNCH LA recognizes the need for exemplary productions that create important cultural happenings with the assistance of commercial partners, cultural institutions and like-minded individuals and organizations.

Saturday June 15, 2024

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All Ages

Cover: FREE

Los Angeles, Pan Pacific Park