Libraries, galleries & other venues in Broward offer engaging events, entertainment & exhibits focusing on Black History.
Lots of events and exhibits are offered in February for Black History Month.
Please return to this page as other events are added.
Black History events include
Soul Fest in Oakland Park
Free entry for Soul Fest in Oakland Park February 3 featuring Khemistry Band
Performances and festivities 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. February 4 at Riverland Park, 950 SW 27th Ave., Fort Lauderdale 33312. Entry is Free. Parking is free. 954-828-5320, website
Free entry for festivities, including music and games, are 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. February 4 at Mikel Park, 2675 NW 7th Avenue, Wilton Manors 33311.
Reservations for The Cookout event are online.
Broward Library in Fort Lauderdale and branch libraries offer activities, discussions and performances for Black History Month.
Performance featuring Positively Africa
Performance 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. February 3 by Positively Africa featuring songs, dances and information about Luo and Zigua tribes of Africa. Event includes a display of instruments, textiles and toys from Africa. Information is online. It’s at library at Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, Davie 33314
Tiger Trail Street Festival in Pompano
Fun activities for youngsters, live entertainment and vendors are featured at Tiger Trail Street Festival 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. February 18 at 600 MLK Jr. Boulevard. Feature: Free Tiger Trail Street Festival in Pompano
Black Excellence Parade and Festival
Parade is 9 a.m. February 18 from Boyd Anderson High, 3050 NW 41st Street, Lauderdale Lakes, west on Northwest 41st Street, south on South on State Road 7, west to Torres Park, 4331 NW 36th Street, Lauderdale Lakes. The festival is about 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and includes a black vendor market and live entertainment. Information is online. Entry is free.
African music and music of African diaspora is featured 11:30 a.m – 1 p.m. February 18 at Hallandale library, 954-357-6380, 300 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale .
Event features South Florida Chamber Ensemble and entry is free. Information is online.
Jazz in Pompano
“African American Women of Jazz” in 2023 features jazz artist Nicole Yarling 7:30 p.m. February 23 with reservations offered online.
It’s presented by Gold Coast Jazz Society at Pompano cultural center, 50 W. Atlantic Boulevard, Pompano Beach 33060.
Sistrunk Parade & Festival Fort Lauderdale
Parade & Festival at 9 a.m. February 25 at Lincoln Park, 600 NW 19th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale. Information is online.
African Dance & Storytelling
Event is 3 p.m. February 25 at Miramar branch library, 954-357-8090, 2050 Civic Center Place 33025, information is online.
Other events at Broward Libraries including Black History events are online.
Art Exhibit & Sale
Art Show & Sale at History Fort Lauderdale, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. February 5-28, 219 Southwest Second Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33312, 954-463-4431, featuring work by students and instructors from Dillard Center For The Arts in Fort Lauderdale. Entry is free for Black History Month exhibit.
Gospel singer Delbert Mohorn and others featured in free performance 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. February 17, register online.
It’s at Ali cultural center, 353 King Boulevard, Pompano.
Selecta Showdown, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. February 24 is a free event with vendors, entertainment, food and drinks for purchase, 6900 Miramar Parkway, Miramar 33023. Information is online.
Afro-Carib Festival is 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. February 25 at Miramar Regional Park, 16801 Miramar Parkway 33027. Features Tekno, J. Perry, Jacob Forever, Koffee, Alexander Star and Yung Wylin’. Tickets are $25 and $125. Information is online.
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