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TBBHF & Music Fest

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Presented by Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, Inc. at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa FL

Jan 16 - 17 2016
TBBHF & Music Fest

The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival prepares for the 16th Annual Festival, January 14-23, 2016.  The Festival will host a variety of family-friendly, arts, culture, and musical events while continuing the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The highlight of the Festival is the electrifying 2-Day Music Fest that will take place at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (600 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, Florida) the weekend of January 16-17.  The Music Fest will feature Grammy nominated recording artist, Jonathan Butler, with hit songs “Lies” and “Sarah, Sarah”, along with national recording artist Angie Stone, with hit songs “Wish I Didn’t Miss you”, “No More Rain”  and “Dream”. 

Other signature event assoicated highlights span Jan. 14-23 and include 5K Walk/Run for Health lead by Black Girls Run, Heritage Gala featuring Avery*Sunshine and nationally known comedians, Heritage Leadership Luncheon featuring Dick Gregory at the University Community Center (14013 N. 22nd St., Tampa, Florida), 10th Annual Heritage Golf Classic at Rogers Park Golf Course (7911 N. 30th St., Tampa, Florida), Heritage Youth Night featuring Ric Mathis at Blake High School (1701 N. Blvd. Avenue, Tampa, Florida), Heritage Gospel Night featuring Studio 28. Additional highlights include a 1-Day small business Financial Seminar, and University of South Florida Lecture Series.  

Many of the festival events are FREE to the public and require pre-registration on the official Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival website (  


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Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

600 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602


Nearby at Poe Garage, on surrounding streets, and parking lots


    • Wheelchair Access

Accessible restrooms, ramps and paved walkways throughout park.

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