2017 Black College Football Classics


National Reparations Conference
11/30/17-12/02/17; New Orleans, LA;


Kwanzaa Celebrations
12/26-01/01 in cities across America;

Kwanzaa Celebrations
12/26-01/01 in cities across America;

National Girls Self-Esteem – NUTCRACKER IN OAKTOWN
TBD; Oakland, CA;



Dr Martin Luther King Day of Service
01/15/18-01/19/18, Various Dates and Locations; see

Spady Museum MLK Breakfast
TBD; Delray Beach; FL;

NBS Summit
TBD; Mammoth Mountain, CA;

Zora Neale Hurston Festival
TBD; Eatonville, FL;

Universoul Circus
TBD; Jacksonville, FL;

Bronner Brothers Beauty Show
TBD; Atlanta, GA,


National Black Memorabilia, Art, Doll and Collectible Show
TBD; Baltimore, MD;

Black History Month
Various Dates & Cities;

Hollywood Black film Festival
TBD; Marina Del Rey, CA;

Gullah Celebration
TBD; Hilton Head, SC;

Pan African Film Festival
TBD; Los Angeles, CA;

San Diego Brazil Carnival
TBD; San Diego, CA;

Mardi Gras San Francisco Style
TBD; San Francisco, CA;

Bronner Brothers Beauty Show
TBD; Atlanta, GA,

Universoul Circus
TBD; Atlanta, GA;

Black Comedy Competition
TBD; Oakland, CA;

International Pretty Brown Girl Day
TBD; Detroit and various cities;

Ankara Miami Fashion Show
TBD; Miami, FL;

NBA All Star Weekend

NBS Black Summit


Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Far Western RegionalConference

Black-Out Weekend Ski Event

Blogging While Brown Conference

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Eastern Regional Conference

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Central Regional Conference

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Mid Western Regional Convention
TBD; Chicago, IL;

National Black Arts Festival: Fine Art + Fashion
TBD; Atlanta, GA;

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Southwestern Regional Conference

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority South Atlantic Regional Conference

Jazz in the Gardens, Annual Festival
TBD; Miami Gardens, FL;

Black Marriage Day
TBD; Various Cities;

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Southern Regional Convention

Zeta Phil Beta Sorority Eastern Regional Convention

National Society of Black Engineers Annual Convention

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Mid Western Regional Conference

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Eastern Regional Convention

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Southeastern Regional Conference
TBD; Orlando, FL;

NSBE Convention
3/21/17-3/25/17; Pittsburgh, PA;

Urban Music Festival
TBD; Austin, TX;

Berks Jazz Festival
TBD; Reading, PA;

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour
TBD; Memphis, TN;


Baltimore Natural Hair Care Expo
TBD; Baltimore, MD;

San Francisco International Film Festival
TBD; San Francisco, CA;

NBS Midwest Region Winterfest

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Great Lakes Regional Conference
TBD; Cleveland, OH;

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Central Regional Conference
TBD; Milwaukee, WI;

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Central Regional Conference
TBD; Detroit, MI;

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Western Regional Convention

Charlotte Sunset Jazz Festival
TBD; Charlotte, NC;

National Forum for Black Public Administrators

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
TBD; New Orleans, LA;

National Black Police Association Convention


Beale Street Music Festival
TBD; Memphis, TN;

St. Lucia Jazz Festival
TBD; St. Lucia;

Sweet Auburn Springfest
TBD; Atlanta, GA;

World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
TBD; Memphis, TN;

Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit
TBD; Miami, FL;

Travel Professionals of Color Conference
TBD; Orlando, FL;

Umoja Festival Portsmouth
TBD; Portsmouth, VA;

Barbados Gospelfest
TBD; Barbados;

Harlem Fine Arts Show
TBD; Nassau, Bahamas;

Palm Springs Summer Splash
TBD; Palm Springs, CA;

Original Gullah Festival Celebration
TBD; Beaufort, SC;

Cancun Jumpoff
TBD; Cancun, Mexico;

Spoleto Festival
TBD; Charleston, SC;

Atlanta Jazz Festival
TBD; Atlanta, GA;

TBD; Brooklyn, NY;


Brooklyn International Film Festival
TBD; Brooklyn, NY;

Capital Jazz Fest
TBD; Columbia, MD;

National Association of Black Accountants Annual Convention
TBD; New Orleans, LA;

Carnival Houston
TBD; Houston, TX;

Healdsburg Jazz Festival
TBD; Healdsburg, CA;

Chicago Blues Festival
TBD; Chicago, IL;

American Black Film Festival
TBD; Miami Beach, FL;

San Francisco Black Film Festival
TBD; San Francisco, CA;

BET Experience
Late June 2018; Los Angeles, CA;

Real Men Cook
Fathers Day; Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta;

Juneteenth Celebrations
Around June 19th; Various Dates and Cities,

Chicago Gospel Music Festival
TBD; Chicago, IL, Link

TBD; Milwaukee, WI;

Montreal Jazz Festival
TBD; Montreal, Canada;

Sundiata Festival
TBD; Seattle, WA;

Bayou Boogaloo
6/18; Norfolk, VA;

Zeta Phil Beta Sorority Pacific Regional Convention

Essence Music Festival
7/18; New Orleans, LA;

Waterfront Blues Festival
TBD; Portland, OR;


Fillmore Street Jazz Festival
San Francisco, CA;

Taste of Chicago
Chicago, IL;

Zeta Phil Beta Sorority Organizational Leadership Convention
Washington DC;

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour
Hayward, CA;

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Annual Convention
Baltimore, MD;

Rainbow PUSH Summit
Chicago, IL;

Baltimore African American Festival
TBD; Baltimore, MD;

NAACP Annual Convention
Baltimore, MD;

Indiana Black Expo
Indianapolis, IN;

Bill Picket Invitational Rodeo Tour
Los Angeles, CA;

Reggae Sumfest
Montego Bay, Jamaica;

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Annual Convention
Detroit, MI;

National Dental Association Annual Convention

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Conference
Cincinnati, OH;

Black Data Processing Association Annual Convention
Cincinnati, OH;

National Bar Association Annual Convention

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Leadership Seminar
Las Vegas, NV;

Norfolk Jazz Festival
Norfolk, VA; Norfolk Jazz Festival

International Hotel Ownership & Investment Summit
Miami, FL;

Cincinnati Music Festival
Cincinnati, OH;

National Medical Association Annual Convention
Philadelphia, PA;

National Black Nurses Annual Convention
Las Vegas, NV;

National Urban League Conference
St. Louis, MO;

American Tennis Association National Championships and Convention
Baltimore, MD

Association of African American Museums Conference
7/18; Washington, DC;


Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Leadership Conference
TBD; Cincinnati, OH;

National Sales Network Convention
TBD, Chicago, IL;

TBD; Toronto, Canada;

Satchmo Summerfest
TBD; New Orleans, LA;

Women Who Jam SESAC Showcase
T; Los Angeles, CA;

Bonaire Jazz Festival
TBD; Bonaire;

National Association of Black Journalists Annual Convention
TBD; New Orleans, LA;

Houston International Jazz Festival
TBD; Houston, TX;

Lansing Jazzfest
TBD; Lansing, MI;

Umoja Family Festival
TBD; Seattle, WA;

Hair Boss Competition
TBD; Atlanta, GA;

Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo
TBD; Atlanta, GA;

Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival
TBD; Vineyard Haven and Oaks Bluff, MA;

Art & Soul Festival
TBD; Oakland, CA;

Long Beach Jazz Festival
TBD; Long Beach, CA;

Africana Virginia Beach Funkfest
TBD; Viginia Beach, VA;

West Indian American Carnival
TBD; Brooklyn, NY;

Chicago Jazz Festival
T; Chicago, IL;

Bi-Annual National Black Theatre Festival
2019; Winston-Salem, NC;


Women Of Color Empowerment Conference
TBD; Fort Lauderdale, FL;

Martha’s Vineyard Jazz & Blues SummerFest
TBD; Oaks Bluff, MA;

Monterey Jazz Festival
TBD; Monterey, CA;

Michigan BluesFest
TBD; Lansing, MI;

African American Street Festival
TBD; Nashville, TN;

Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo – Championship Finals
TBD; Washington, DC;

National Black MBA Association Annual Conference
TBD, Philadelphia, PA;

Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference
TBD; Washington, DC;

International Black Women’s Congress Conference
TBD; Virginia Beach, VA;


Silicon Valley African Film Festival
TBD; Mountain View, CA,

Black Owned Wine and Spirits Festival
TBD; Washington, DC;


Black Enterprise TechConnext Summit

Action Icon Awards
TBD; Los Angeles, CA;

Taste of Soul Festival
TBD; Los Angeles, CA,

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  1. Hello — This is Burnadette with the Women of Color Empowerment Conference. I was wondering if we could change what you have as “South Florida Women of Color Conference” to the “Women of Color Empowerment Conference” and also change the website to be consistent with the press release. The website is —

  2. Good day,
    Please consider adding the “Historic Ali (pronounced ALLY) Cultural Arts Center located in Pompano Beach, FL to your list of historical venues to visit.

    Thank You
    Cherolyn Davis
    Director of Programs

  3. Please consider adding the Ocean City Jazz Festival to your event list. The Ocean City Community was established in 1949 and was the first place African Americans could purchase coastal property in NC. The Festival will be in its 9th year and helps the community promote its history and preserve its historical buildings. Past artists include: Karen Briggs, Lao Tizer, Toni Murillo, Gerald Veasley, Mark Whitfield, Cyrus Chestnut, Althea Rene and more!

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