6 Must-Have Items For A Festive Kwanzaa Celebration

This year's weeklong Kwanzaa celebration begins on December 26th, and if you're planning on honoring African culture and traditions this holiday season, it's time to gather all that you'll need to mark the occasion.

To save you time, we've rounded up six highly rated items, from a cookbook to holiday tunes to a decoration set, all currently available on Amazon.

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Picture book

For only $3.26, learn all about the traditions and practices that are celebrated during Kwanzaa through this popular children's book, written by Juwana G. Ford and illustrated by Shelly Hehenberger. 

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This Kwanzaa candleholder and celebration set, which was made in Ghana, comes packaged with the holder, seven candles, checkered mat and an information sheet, all for $74.95.

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Extra candles

In case you're running low on candles, a set of seven candles in red, green and black is currently on sale for $20.50. 

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Decoration kit

Get the house ready for Kwanzaa with this six-piece decoration set, which includes a paper fan, two 8-inch balls, two 12-inch balls and a 12-foot garland, on sale for $20.49. 

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Kwanzaa music

If you don't want to create a playlist for the week-long celebration, opt to stream some holiday tunes from Mxolisi & The Sankofa Singers for $0.99 per song. Or, you can choose to order the entire album for $9.99. 

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Kwanzaa cookbook

For as low as $2.49, you can order Kwanzaa: An African-American Celebration of Culture and Cooking, a cookbook filled with recipes that are traditionally made during the African-American holiday.

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6 must have items for a festive kwanzaa celebration