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Dallas Events listed below are held in the City of Dallas, unless indicated otherwise.

JANUARY

Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration
Celebration of the civil rights leader’s life throughout the community; Dallas; http://www.king-raleigh.org/natlevent/body.cfm

FEBRUARY

Annual Cultural Awareness
Dallas Black Dance Theatre performance; Majestic Theatre; http://www.dbdt.com

Texas Black Film Festival
The largest festival of its type in Texas; Dallas; http://www.texasblackfilmfestival.com

MARCH

Savor Dallas
Featuring a dazzling array of celebrity chefs, wine and spirits tastings, vintner dinners, beautiful arts venues, fashion and more; Dallas Arts District; http://www.savordallas.com

APRIL

Annual First Ladies Luncheon
Black Academy of Arts and Letters; http://www.tbaal.org

MAY

Spring Celebration Series
Dallas Black Dance Theatre performance; Majestic Theatre; http://www.dbdt.com

JUNE

Black Invitational Rodeo
The largest Black Rodeo in the country; over 400 black cowboys and cowgirls compete in steer wrestling, ladies barrel racing, calf roping, and bull riding for prize money; Fair Park Coliseum; http://www.cowboysofcolorrodeo.com

CityArts Celebration
Annual celebration featuring free outdoor concerts, delicious Dallas cuisine, artist demonstrations, and more; Dallas Arts District; http://www.cityartsfestival.com

Annual Sankofa Muse Bash Cafe
Black Academy of Arts and Letters; http://www.tbaal.org

Juneteenth Blues and Jazz Festival
Annual celebration of Juneteenth; African American Museum; http://dallasjuneteenth.com

JULY

Taste of Dallas
Largest outdoor food festival in Dallas, attracting more than 275,000 to the West End, with restaurants, retail booths, 3 music stages, and fun for the whole family; Dallas; http://www.tasteofdallas.org

SEPTEMBER

State Fair Classic
Football game between Grambling State and Prairie View A&M; Cotton Bowl in Fair Park, Dallas; http://www.swac.org

Cowboys of Color Invitational Rodeo
Mesquite Championship Rodeo, Resistol Arena, Mesquite; http://www.cowboysofcolor.org

Harambee Festival
Annual celebration of African heritage; Dallas; http://www.harambeedallas.org

DECEMBER

Kuumba Cultural Arts Festival
Featuring performances in theater arts, contemporary dance or ballet; Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame and Museum; http://www.rockhall.com/calendar

Kwanzaa Celebration
Begins 12/26; annual 7-day celebration of African-American culture at various venues; http://www.soulofamerica.com/events/kwanzaa-celebrations

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