We look forward to seeing you at the 18th Annual Festival – Sponsorship Opportunities Available!


The 18th Annual Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival – January 11-20, 2018

The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival is the ultimate regional destination leading up to the Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend. This ten-day celebration includes live entertainment, exciting cultural events, relevant health tutorials, business advising seminars, renowned speakers, food vendors, craft vendors, a music fest with national recording artists and more. Tampa Bay’s annual family-friendly festival commemorates the many contributions and influences African Americans and the African Diaspora have made in our society.

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festival highlights

signature Events

Heritage Gala
January 18th
Gospel Night
January 20th
Interfaith Service
MLK Parade Tampa
January 15TH
USF Lecture Series
Youth Night
January 16th
Leadership Luncheon
January 17th
5K WALK/RUN for Health
January 13th
Millennial Mixer