Events

NATIONAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS – 2018

NOVEMBER

Universoul Circus
10/03/18-11/04/18; Chicago, IL; http://www.universoulcircus.com

DECEMBER

Kwanzaa Celebrations
12/26-01/01 in cities across America; https://www.soulofamerica.com/events/kwanzaa-celebrations

National Girls Self-Esteem – NUTCRACKER IN Oak Park
TBD; Sacramento, CA; http://www.girlsselfesteemprogram.com

NATIONAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS – 2019

JANUARY

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 110th Anniversary
TBD; http://aka1908.com/news-events/

Dr Martin Luther King Day of Service
01/15/19-01/19/19, Various Dates and Locations; see http://www.mlkday.gov/

Spady Museum MLK Breakfast
TBD; Delray Beach; FL; http://www.spadymuseum.com

NBS Summit
TBD; Mammoth Mountain, CA; http://www.nbs.org

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Series
TBD; Denver, CO; http://www.billpickettrodeo.com

Zora Neale Hurston Festival
TBD; Eatonville, FL; http://www.zorafestival.org

FEBRUARY

Black History Month
Various Dates & Cities; http://www.soulofamerica.com/us-cities

Universoul Circus
TBD; Atlanta, GA; http://www.universoulcircus.com

Bronner Brothers Beauty Show
TBD; Atlanta, GA, http://www.bronnerbros.com

Gullah Celebration
TBD; Hilton Head, SC; http://www.gullahcelebration.com

Pan African Film Festival
TBD; Los Angeles, CA; http://www.paff.org

San Diego Brazil Carnival
TBD; San Diego, CA; http://www.brazilcarnival.com

Mardi Gras San Francisco Style
TBD; San Francisco, CA; http://www.mardigrassanfrancisco.com

Bronner Brothers Beauty Show
TBD; Atlanta, GA, http://www.bronnerbros.com

Bay Area Black Comedy Competition
TBD; Oakland, CA; http://www.BlackComedyCompetition.com

International Pretty Brown Girl Day
2/24/19; Detroit and various cities; http://www.prettybrowngirl.com

Ankara Miami Fashion Show
TBD; Miami, FL; http://ankaramiami.com

NBA All Star Weekend
TBD; Charlotte, NC; http://www.nba.com

Harlem Fine Arts Show
TBD; NYC, NY; http://hfas.org

MARCH

NBS Black Summit
TBD; Squaw Valley, CA; http://www.nbs.org

Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit
TBD; Orlando, FL; http://www.blackenterprise.com/wps

Black-Out Weekend Ski Event
TBD; Lake Tahoe, CA; http://www.BlackOutWeekend.com

Blogging While Brown Conference
TBD; Austin, TX; http://www.bloggingwhilebrown.com

Jazz in the Gardens Festival
TBD; Miami Gardens, FL; http://www.jazzinthegardens.com

Black Marriage Day
TBD; Various Cities; http://www.blackmarriageday.com

National Society of Black Engineers Convention
TBD; Pittsburgh, PA; http://www.nsbe.org

Urban Music Festival
TBD; Austin, TX; http://urbanmusicfest.com

APRIL

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Southern Regional Convention
TBD; Memphis, TN; http://www.apa1906.net/regionalconventions

National Black Memorabilia, Art, Doll and Collectible Show
TBD; Gaithersburg, MD; http://www.johnsonshows.com

Berks Jazz Festival
TBD; Reading, PA; http://www.berksjazzfest.com

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour
TBD; Memphis, TN; http://www.billpickettrodeo.com

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Eastern Regional Convention
TBD; Hartford, CT; http://www.apa1906.net/regionalconventions/

Baltimore Natural Hair Care Expo
TBD; Baltimore, MD; http://www.bmorenaturalinc.com

San Francisco International Film Festival
TBD; San Francisco, CA; http://www.sffs.org

NBS Midwest & Rocky Mountain Region
TBD; http://www.nbs.org

Houston Black Restaurant Week
TBD; Houston, TX; http://www.houbrw.com

Charlotte Jazz Festival
TBD; Charlotte, NC; https://www.blumenthalarts.org/charlotte-jazz-festival

National Forum for Black Public Administrators
TBD; Cleveland, OH; http://www.nfbpa.org

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
TBD; New Orleans, LA; http://www.nojazzfest.com

Barbados Gospelfest
TBD; Barbados; http://www.barbadosgospelfest.com

MAY

Beale Street Music Festival
TBD; Memphis, TN; http://www.memphisinmay.org

St. Lucia Jazz Festival
TBD; St. Lucia; http://stluciajazz.org

Sweet Auburn Springfest
TBD; Atlanta, GA; http://www.sweetauburn.com

World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
TBD; Memphis, TN; http://www.memphisinmay.org

Umoja Festival Portsmouth
TBD; Portsmouth, VA; http://www.umojafestportsmouth.com

Original Gullah Festival Celebration
TBD; Beaufort, SC; http://theoriginalgullahfestival.org

Cancun Jumpoff
TBD; Cancun, Mexico; http://www.cancunjumpoff.com

Spoleto Festival
TBD; Charleston, SC; http://www.spoletousa.org

Atlanta Jazz Festival
TBD; Atlanta, GA; http://www.atlantafestivals.com

DanceAfrica
TBD; Brooklyn, NY; http://www.bam.org

JUNE

Brooklyn International Film Festival
TBD; Brooklyn, NY; http://www.brooklynfilmfestival.org

Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit
TBD; Charlotte, NC; http://www.blackenterprise.com/events

Capital Jazz Fest
TBD; Columbia, MD; http://www.capitaljazz.com

National Association of Black Accountants Annual Convention
TBD; Orlando, FL; http://www.nabainc.org/convention

Carnival Houston
TBD; Houston, TX; http://www.carnivalhouston.com

Healdsburg Jazz Festival
TBD; Healdsburg, CA; http://www.healdsburgjazzfestival.org

Chicago Blues Festival
TBD; Chicago, IL; http://www.chicagobluesfestival.us

American Black Film Festival
TBD; Miami Beach, FL; http://www.abff.com

San Francisco Black Film Festival
TBD; San Francisco, CA; http://www.sfbff.org

BET Experience
TBD; Los Angeles, CA; http://www.bet.com/bet-awards

Real Men Cook
Fathers Day; Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta; http://www.realmencook.com

Juneteenth Celebrations
Around June 19th; Various Cities, http://www.juneteenth.com

Chicago Gospel Music Festival
TBD; Chicago, IL, Link

Hyde Park BrewFest
TBD; featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff; Chicago, IL; http://hpbrewfest.com/

Rainbow PUSH Summit
TBD; Chicago, IL; https://rainbowpush.org

Montreal Jazz Festival
TBD; Montreal, Canada; http://www.montrealjazzfest.com

Sundiata Festival
TBD; Seattle, WA; http://www.festivalsundiata.org

West Indian American Carnival – Make Music New York
TBD; Brooklyn, NY; http://wiadcacarnival.org

Bayou Boogaloo
TBD; Norfolk, VA; http://www.festevents.org/bayou-boogaloo

Fillmore Street Jazz Festival
TBD; San Francisco, CA; http://www.fillmorestreetjazzfest.com

JULY

National Black Theatre Festival – Bi-annual
7/29/19-8/03/19; Winston-Salem, NC; http://www.nbtf.org

Zeta Phil Beta Grand Boule
TBD; http://zphib1920.org/events/

Waterfront Blues Festival
TBD; Portland, OR; http://www.waterfrontbluesfest.com

Essence Music Festival
TBD; New Orleans, LA; http://www.essence.com

National Black Police Association Education & Training Conference
TBD; Little Rock, AR; http://www.blackpolice.org

National Black Arts Festival
TBD; Atlanta, GA; http://nbaf.org/

Taste of Chicago
TBD; Chicago, IL; http://www.tasteofchicago.us

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Boule
TBD; Dallas, TX; http://www.sgrho1922.org/

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Grand Boule
TBD; New Orleans, LA; http://zphib1920.org/events/

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour
TBD; Hayward, CA; http://www.billpickettrodeo.com

NAACP Annual Convention
TBD; San Antonio, TX; http://www.naacp.org

Indiana Black Expo
TBD; Indianapolis, IN; http://www.indianablackexpo.com

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour
TBD; Los Angeles, CA; http://www.billpickettrodeo.com

Reggae Sumfest
TBD; Montego Bay, Jamaica; http://www.reggaesumfest.com

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Annual Convention
TBD; New Orleans, LA; http://www.phibetasigma1914.org/

National Dental Association Annual Convention
TBD; Orlando, FL; http://www.ndaonline.org

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Conference
TBD; Houston, TX; http://www.nabcj.org

National Bar Association Annual Convention
TBD; New Orleans, LA; http://www.nationalbar.org

International Hotel Ownership & Investment Summit
TBD; Miami, FL; http://www.nabhood.com

Cincinnati Music Festival
7/25/19-7/27/19; Cincinnati, OH; http://www.berrywiseenterprise.com

National Black Nurses Annual Convention
TBD; St. Louis, MO; http://www.nbna.org/

American Tennis Association National Championships and Convention
TBD; Orlando, FL; http://www.americantennisassociation.org

Art & Soul Festival
TBD; Oakland, CA; http://www.artandsouloakland.com

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Leadership Conference
TBD;http://www.oppf.org/omega_events.asp

AUGUST

Baltimore African American Festival
TBD; Baltimore, MD; Link

Black Data Processing Association Annual Convention
TBD; New Orleans, LA; http://www.bdpa.org/

National Medical Association Annual Convention
TBD; Orlando, FL; http://www.nmanet.org/

Norfolk Jazz Festival
TBD; Norfolk, VA; Norfolk Jazz Festival

Association of African American Museums Conference
TBD; Hampton, VA; http://www.blackmuseums.org

National Urban League Conference
TBD; Columbus, OH; http://www.nul.org

National Sales Network Convention
TBD; New Orleans, LA; http://www.salesnetwork.org

Caribana Weekend
TBD; Toronto, Canada; http://www.caribanatoronto.com

Satchmo Summerfest
TBD; New Orleans, LA; http://fqfi.org/satchmosummerfest

National Association of Black Journalists Annual Convention
TBD; Detroit, MI; http://www.nabj.org

Houston International Jazz Festival
TBD; Houston, TX; http://www.jazzeducation.org

Lansing Jazzfest
TBD; Lansing, MI; http://www.jazzlansing.com

Umoja Family Festival
TBD; Seattle, WA; http://www.umojafamilyfest.com

Hair Boss Competition
TBD; Atlanta, GA; http://www.bronnerbros.com

Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo
TBD; Atlanta, GA; http://www.billpickettrodeo.com

Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival
TBD; Vineyard Haven and Oaks Bluff, MA; http://www.mvaaff.com

Long Beach Jazz Festival
TBD; Long Beach, CA; http://www.longbeachjazzfestival.com

Africana Virginia Beach Funkfest
TBD; Viginia Beach, VA; http://www.africanavirginiabeach.com

Chicago Jazz Festival
TBD; Chicago, IL; http://www.chicagojazzfestival.us

Palm Springs Summer Splash
TBD; Palm Springs, CA; http://www.psjazzfest.com/

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Annual Convention
TBD; Baltimore, MD; http://www.apa1906.net/alphaconvention

SEPTEMBER

Atlanta Black Restaurant Week
TBD; Atlanta, GA; http://www.atlbrw.com

Women Of Color Empowerment Conference
TBD; Fort Lauderdale, FL; http://www.nationalwomenofcolor.com

Monterey Jazz Festival
TBD; Monterey, CA; http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org

Michigan BluesFest
TBD; Lansing, MI; http://www.oldtownbluesfest.com

African American Street Festival
TBD; Nashville, TN; http://aacanashville.org

Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo – Championship Finals
TBD; Washington, DC; http://www.billpickettrodeo.com

National Black MBA Association Annual Conference
TBD; https://www.nbmbaaconference.org/

National Congress of Black Women Conference
TBD; Washington, DC; http://www.nationalcongressbw.org/

Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference
TBD; Washington, DC; http://www.cbcfinc.org/

ADCOLOR Awards
TBD; http://adcolor.org

Black Owned Wine and Spirits Festival
TBD; Washington, DC; http://www.BlackOwnedSpiritsFestival.com

OCTOBER

Silicon Valley African Film Festival
TBD; Mountain View, CA, http://www.svaff.org/

Black Enterprise TechConnext Summit
TBD; http://www.blackenterprise.com

Taste of Soul Festival
TBD; Los Angeles, CA, http://www.tasteofsoulla.org

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