Celebrate diversity and Tampa’s community at the 14th annual Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival from Jan. 16-25. This ten-day celebration features musicians, poets, artists and local and national speakers.
At Curtis Hixon Park, families can relax on the water while listening to jazz music at the free Music Fest on Jan. 19 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., with performances from the band Pieces of a Dream and guitarist and vocalist Nick Colionne. Preferred seating is available for an additional cost.
On Jan. 20, join the celebration at the 25th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade in East Tampa from noon-3 p.m and then visit Belmont Heights Little League Park for the Community Festival with entertainment, food vendors, a car show, arts & crafts and more.
Other Festival events include a leadership breakfast on Jan. 19, free youth night on Jan. 21, and a financial seminar on Jan. 25. There are so many activities available for families – it’s a great time to visit the Tampa Bay area.
For a full calendar of events and more information about the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, visit TampaBlackHeritage.org.