Tampa, FL - Get your tickets early for the Tampa Bay area’s biggest celebration of culture, the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, which will be Jan. 5-14, 2024. The festivities will culminate in a joyful two-day music festival at Curtis Hixon Park on Jan. 13 and 14, featuring national artists such as Keke Wyatt, Slave, Adam Hawley and Leela James. All are welcome to enjoy family-friendly activities, including a children’s village, as well as free health screenings, vendors offering delicious food, art, crafts and more.
The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, Inc looks to promote and perpetuate the art, culture and history of African Americans and African people for Tampa Bay residents and visitors, as well as to support the rich and diverse culture of the community through inclusive events such as this.
The opening weekend events will kick off on Friday, Jan. 5 with a seminar for Black and Brown entrepreneurs, followed by a 5K Run/Walk on Jan. 6, and a “Western Glam” themed gala on Jan. 7.
The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival relies on donations and sponsors to bring the celebration of Black heritage to the community each year. Sponsors for the 2024 events include the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fox 13, Publix, Wells Fargo, TD Bank and HART. Learn more on our website about donating or becoming a sponsor of this important festival, which has six times been one of the Top 20 Events by the Southeast Tourism Society. Find out how you can become a vendor at the festival here.
Check out the TBBHF website to learn more about the event and how to volunteer and buy tickets.