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Free Black Heritage Festival

The annual Black Heritage Festival sponsored by Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan and Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex in Miami Gardens. Admission is free.
The event will include food, entertainment, vendors and a chance to learn about the Black cultures of Miami-Dade. 
The event will include
  • African Fashions
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Dancers
  • Face Painting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bounce Houses
  • Vendors
  • Food Trucks

Sponsors for the Black Heritage Festival are EAC Consulting, Airside International Business Park, The Carrie Meek Foundation, Bombardier, Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, HBC and Pinnacle.

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