Black History Now Celebration

Sat Feb 17, 2024
10:00am to 5:00pm CT
Age: All ages
Price: Free
Bagby Park

Celebrate the legacy of Black history and culture through song, dance, and education.

Acknowledging that the geographic location of Midtown Houston was once a part of the historically Black Third Ward and Fourth Ward communities, this event will honor Houston’s past and celebrate the pioneering individuals and organizations of today.

Entertainment Schedule:

Poetry by Tiffany Scales (the Wordmatician)
Dance & Song Performance by The Ensemble Theatre
Poetry by E Mortal

(Award Presentation:12:45 pm: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. Legacy of Excellence awards will be presented to S.H.A.P.E / Breakfast Club/ Rev. Elmo Johnson)

Dance Performance by The Ensemble Theatre
Buffalo Soldiers presentation
TSU Jazz Ensemble
Poetry by Scott Free and Se7en the Poet
Live performance

Market Vendors

Blessings Plants & Music Houston
The Baker’s Man
Artist Isaiah Collins
Kidz Styles
BeeQuench’d Body Care
The Ranch Houston
Favor Designs and Creation by Cinda Jones
Art By Dani

Nonprofit Vendors

Houston Freedmen’s Town Conservancy
S.H.A.P.E. Community Center
Buffalo Soldiers Museum
UT Health Houston
Avenue 360
Bread of Life, Inc.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.