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Celebrate Black History Month in Miami: A Guide to events and festivities

Explore the vibrant tapestry of Black culture and heritage during Black History Month

Immerse yourself in the richness of Black culture, history, and traditions woven into the legacy of Miami and inspire yourself to celebrate local events brought tp us by the Greater Miami Visitors & Convention Bureau during Black History Month. From art exhibits to music festivals and historical commemorations, there are countless ways to honor and celebrate the contributions of African Americans, Caribbeans, Africans, and people of the African diaspora.

Discover the diverse lineup of events and festivities that highlight the resilience, creativity, and enduring legacy of Black communities in Miami brought to you by the Greater Miami & Miami Beach.

Silhouettes: Image and Word in the Harlem Renaissance (Now Through June 23)

Silhouettes: Image and Word in the Harlem Renaissance, presented by the Wolfsonian–FIU in Miami Beach, is an exploration of how the Harlem Renaissance portrayed Black culture in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. This exhibit focuses on how artists and writers collaborated to challenge stereotypes and change perceptions worldwide.

Black History Month Celebration in the Park (February 10)

Head to the City of Homestead's Black History Celebration in the Park for live music, games, trivia, karaoke, and food trucks serving global flavors. Enjoy family-friendly entertainment and celebrate the rich heritage of Black communities.

Soul Vegan Festival (February 10)

Indulge in plant-based cuisine from Miami's top African American and Caribbean chefs at the 8th annual Soul Vegan Festival in South Beach's Lummus Park. Sample jerk jackfruit, vegan mac and cheese, tropical smoothies, and more in this celebration of vegan food.

Black History Gospel Music Brunch & Awards (February 17)

Enjoy a delicious brunch and uplifting gospel music at the 7th Annual Black History Month Gospel Music Brunch & Awards at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens. Celebrate the enduring legacy of gospel music and its role in Black culture.

Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival (February 22-25)

Experience the magic of jazz at the 27th annual Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival at Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater in Historic Overtown. From seasoned pros to aspiring musicians, this festival celebrates the diverse talent and rich tradition of jazz music.

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Taste of Black Spirits Miami (February 22-25)

Discover Black-owned companies’ spirits at Taste of Black Spirits Miami. Sample whiskies, vodkas, and gins and participate in engaging discussions with industry professionals. Learn about the contributions of Black entrepreneurs to the spirits industry this Black History Month.

An Evening with Maura Cheeks (February 23)

Join author Maura Cheeks for a discussion of her new novel, "Acts of Forgiveness," at Books & Books in Coral Gables. Explore themes of forgiveness, family, and legacy in this captivating literary event.

The Greatest Weekend at Historic Hampton House (February 23-25)

Celebrate the legacy of Muhammad Ali at The Greatest Weekend at Historic Hampton House in Brownsville. Enjoy music, ringside discussions, and food trucks in honor of the legendary boxer's 60th-anniversary victory.

Muhammad Ali Historical Timeline (February 23 - April 1)

Visit the Muhammad Ali Historical Timeline exhibit at 555 Washington Avenue in Miami Beach to learn about the life and legacy of the iconic athlete. Explore Ali's connection to Washington Avenue and commemorate the 60th anniversary of his historic fight.

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