The third Annual Black History Festival will take place Saturday, February 15 at Jackson Park. Join the community for a fun-filled, family-friendly day that will include performances, food, and craft vendors! City of Lakeland staff from the Parks & Recreation Department will be on hand giving away free plants while supplies last. DJ King will set the groove while individuals, dance groups and cheerleaders entertain the crowd during the event.
A variety of food options will be available including: hot dogs, smoked turkey legs, baked goods, candy apples, boiled peanuts, shaved ice, fruit cups and more. There will also be vendors selling clothing, jewelry, body oils/soap/lotion, art, handmade crocheted goods, local music and t-shirts.
Entertainment during the Black History Festival will include:
- Oratorical Contestants
- TBS Steppers
- Crystal’s World of Dance (African Jazz Dance & a Tribute to Black History)
- DJ King
- Lakeland PAL Cheerleaders
- Dance, Yoga presentations w/interactive for audience (220 Lifestyle)
Vendors will include:
- Ms. Gloria (Corona’s Fruit)
- Fred’s Roadside Café
- Kona Ice
- House of Fragrance
- From the Heart
- Lady Em’s Scented Burning Oils