Calendar Of Events For 2018
Welcome To The Official
Black Beach Week 2018 Calendar Of Events
Are You Ready For Best Time Of Your Life? THEN JOIN US!
We are in the process of putting together the
largest lineup of beach and super party events for people of color which will occur all throughout 2018. There are over 200
events scheduled for next year. Unless otherwise notated all events will carry a
minimum of 5,000 to over 1,000,000 participants.
If you would like the new 2018 event calendar emailed to you please place your email address in the white box.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR JANUARY 2018
Where Da'Party At?......Here It Is
THE WINTER SKI FEST 2018
Place: Gatlinburg, TN
Date: January 12-15, 2018
Comments: You can't ask for a better ski trip! We�re bringing you Adventure, The Slopes, Shopping Excursions, Cool Accommodations, Complimentary Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres, Comedians, Multiple Themed Special Events, Fun & Games, and The Infamous All You Can Drink Party Bus on the way to The Southeast's Most Conveniently Charming Ski Slope
THE 21ST M.L.K SKI WEEKEND ANNIVERSARY
Place: Blue Mountain Ski Resort -
Date: January 12-15, 2018
Comments: Th Black Ski Weekend (also know as MLK Ski Weekend) has grown into the largest super party winter event. They come by buses, planes, trains and automobiles to witness what thousands of others had the pleasure of experience. Four days long. Four days strong. Dedicated to the legacy of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this event covers 4 days and 3 exciting nights at Blue Mountain Ski Resort in Canada (4 hour drive from Detroit).
The extended weekend event features 20 themed activities, real snow and fun on the slopes!
Activities include: Snowmobiling, Ice Skating, horseback riding, Sleigh Ride, Cross Country Skiing, night life, snow shoeing, pool parties, ATV's, Spa/Massages, Games, bonfires, hot tubbing, and more!!!
49TH ANNUAL NAACP IMAGE AWARDS WEEKEND
Date: January 13-16, 2018
(Actual LIVE Awards Event: January 15, 2018)
Place: Pasadena, CA, (Pasadena Civic Auditorium)
Comments:The NAACP Image Awards are an exciting, star-studded salute to the best in entertainment. Honorees, presenters and performers have included many of the major celebrities in America as well as international political figures and dignitaries. It is the nation's premier event celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts (television, recording, literature, motion picture and writing & directing), as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors.
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THE 15TH ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS - CHAMPIONSHIP
Place: Atlanta, Ga (The Georgia Dome)
Date: January 26-28, 2018
(Actual Event - Saturday Jan. 28, 2018)
Comments: For 14 straight years, this exciting event has sold out. It's been called the Superbowl Of College Marching Bands. Watch All The Historically Black College Marching Bands From Around The Country Compete To Find Out Who Is The Very Best! When the show gets ready, no one takes a break, no one goes to get popcorn, no one goes to get a soda. All eyes are on the field for some of the most electrifying displays of showmanship, sparkle, music and serious competitiveness in the country.
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THE 2018 NFL PRO-BOWL
Place: Orlando, Florida
Date: January 27-30, 2018 (Game Day January 28, 2018)
Comments: The best NFL players of the season gather for a traditional Pro Bowl game. Weekend full of warm weather, exciting events and plenty of get togethers. The best players from the AFC will face their counterparts from the NFC in the Pro Bowl.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR FEBRUARY 2018
SUPERBOWL WEEKEND 2018
Date: February 2-5, 2018 Actual Game Date: Sunday, February 4, 2018
Place: Minneapolis, MN
U.S. Bank Stadium,
Comments: The largest party in the US returns. Every entertainer, athlete, celebrity and more will converge for USA #1 sports party. Super Bowl 52 is set to take place in Minneapolis,MN
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URBAN SKI WEEKEND) (Celebrate The Superbowl Here)
Place: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Date: February 3-6, 2018
Comments: It is the ultimate event for party goers. Hundreds of participants took over slopes for the ultimate ski weekend. We Are Talking About 4 DAYS & 3 NIGHTS of 15 OFF THE METER events ...complete MAYHEM!
N.B.A ALL STAR WEEKEND 2018
Place: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
Date:February 16-19, 2018
Actual Game Date: Sunday February 18, 2018
Comments:Did you witness what happened last year for N.B.A All Star Weekend? Did you hear about the parties? Did you hear about the celebrities? Did you hear about how packed the streets were? Did you stay in one of the celebrity hosted hotels? Can you imagine what will happen when New Orleans host the NBA All Star Weekend for 2018?
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Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Bahia, Brazil
Date: February 9-14, 2018
Comments: This is the world-wide event that all other carnivals, parades and super party events are based on. Nothing else comes close. You have heard about what happens in Brazil and now it's time to experience what happens when you visit the most exotic location in the world. See why the beaches, the weather, the water and the women are legendary.
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Date: February 9-14, 2018
Comments: Another super carnival party that is starting to take the crown for being the leader in carnival events.
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NATIONAL BLACK SKI SUMMIT(NBS)
Comments: The largest black ski event in the world.
It is the largest event for black ski enthusiast. Thousands of skiers from all over the world from over 75 different clubs make plans to witness and take part in world's largest black skit event.
Dozens of celebrities, entertainers and parties makes this a unique way to meet others for one of the largest annual African American events in the country.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR MARCH 2018
CIAA TOURNAMENT WEEKEND 2018
Place: Charlotte, North Carolina
Date: March 2 -4, 2018
Comments: 2018 - CIAA sets a new Tournament attendance record by drawing over 190,000 fans during the week-long event. One of the nation's premier sporting events is the annual CIAA Basketball Tournament. Touted as the third most attended basketball tournament among all NCAA divisions. Tournament Week offers events for every social palate including parties, numerous educational and healthy-living components, step shows, and a battle of the bands. The men's and women's tournaments are held simultaneously and their respective championship games are on Saturday night.
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BLACK ENTERPRISE WOMEN OF POWER SUMMIT 2018
Place: Orlando, Fl
Venue: Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resort, Orlando,
Date: March 7-10 2018
Comments:Black Enterprise is proud to bring back the Women of Power Summit - an exciting, three-day executive leadership conference designed especially for professional women of color. Prepare for more sessions, more speakers, and the most inspiring and motivational women you will ever meet! The four-day career enhancement conference created an environment that promoted fellowship and encouraged attendees to network, bond, share strategies, and learn from each others experience
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MAMMOTH BLACKOUT 2018
Place: Lake Tahoe, NV
Date:March 8-11, 2018
Comments: Now in its 11th year, Blackout Weekend is taking the party on the road to Lake Tahoe for it's 2018 trip. Long held as the ultimate snow adventure, Blackout Weekend offers young, snow sport loving professionals the opportunity ski or snowboard together by day and party by night. With a full schedule of themed parties, networking mixers and daytime activities even non skiers and snowboarders will have a great time with our group which attracts professionals from all over California and beyond.
BRIT JAM SPRING BREAK 2018
Place: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Date: March TBA, 2018
Comments: The Ultimate International Spring Break Party Holiday in Montego Bay, Jamaica! Brit Jam is a 5 day party themed holiday in which we aim to combine the talents of the British DJ and artists with the Jamaican DJ and artists. We are dedicated to providing a positive insight into the culture and lifestyle of Jamaica. Along with the parties; we provide day trips to other parts of the Island.
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MTV SPRING BREAK 2018
Date: March TBA, 2018
Comments: MTV has always held the hottest spring break weekend for 75,000 spring break participants. Last year was a "wild out" experience. Cancun, Jamaica, South Padre Island and Panama City Beach have held it down for years. This year, the music channel will once again make 2018 a spring break occasion where every college student must attend.
THE TEXAS RELAYS 2018
Place: Austin, TX
Date: March 28-31, 2018
Comments: Super party Weekend showcased under
an exciting world class track and field event. Thousands
pack the streets, clubs of Austin, Tx for what has become the premier sporting event of the spring and summer of the south.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR APRIL 2018
TOM JOYNER'S FANTASTIC VOYAGE CRUISE
Place: Galveston, Tx, Cozumel, Mexico, and Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Date: April 29 - May 6, 2018
Every year, nationwide radio personality Tom Joyner puts on an entertainment party packed cruise for his listeners called the Fantastic Voyage Cruise. It is the #1 cruise for professional African Americans and people of color. Each year this event sells out as thousands of participants gather each year for a week full of relaxing, concerts, comedy shows, educational forums, networking, beach parties, fashion shows and so much more. It is the ultimate party with a purpose.
For details, please visit http://www.blackcruiseweek.com
BLACK SPRING BREAK 2018-MISSISSIPPI
Place: Biloxi (Gulf Coast), Mississippi
Date: April 12 - 15, 2018
Comments: Black Spring Break (The Next Generation) brings back one of the most talked about events in the south. 50,000 visitors jam pack the streets. They come from all over. Texas, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi students come for a weekend full of beaches,bikinis, concerts, clubs and wall to wall street activities.
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ORANGE CRUSH SPRING BREAK
Place: Tybee Island, Georgia
Date: April TBA, 2018
Comments: The most talked about beach events takes place each year on Tybee Island (Savannah, Georgia) Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, and all surrounding areas BOOK YOUR ROOMS NOW!!!!! Come for a weekend full of beaches,bikinis, concerts, clubs, street activities and more
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR MAY 2018
THE ST. LUCIA ISLAND JAZZ AND ARTS FESTIVAL
Place: St. Lucia Island
Date: May TBA, 2018
Comments: Considered one of the Caribbean's premier jazz festivals, St. Lucia Jazz attracts thousands of visitors each year to enjoy island-wide musical acts
Revamped, redesigned and with a broadened artistic direction, the Caribbean�s premier cultural event � the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival � will attract thousands to Simply Beautiful Saint Lucia. Cultural enthusiasts, festival lovers and music aficionados will be wooed by over 50 world-acclaimed entertainers and artisans over the 15-day festival, which runs from April 29th to May 8th, 2016.
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THE 2018 BLACK ENTERPRISE ENTREPRENEURS CONFERENCE
Date: May TBA, 2018
Comments: The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo attracts more than 1,500 attendees annually. Entrepreneurs from all over the country come together to take in everything the conference has to offering from informative sessions, high-powered speakers, and networking opportunities, to essential tools for emerging and established entrepreneurs. The countries premier business conference and networking event for African American entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and professionals, it is the only venue where leaders of the nation's largest black-owned businesses gather at one place, one time, and with one purpose.
DOMINICAN MEMORIAL DAY GETAWAY 2018
Place: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Date: May 24-29, 2018
Comments: The hottest All-Inclusive Memorial Day Weekend in the Puerto Plata Dominican Republic. The Memorial Day Getaway is a 5 Days / 4 Nights annual event developed for Urban Professionals who are looking to getaway, relax, network, and party non-stop on the sexiest island in the Caribbean.he Dominican Republic was chosen for this annual event because of the hospitality, great weather, beautiful beaches, Caribbean nightlife and affordable all inclusive accommodations. Our host resort is the 5 STAR Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort. This resort is the most complete all-inclusive vacation resort in the Dominican Republic offering a high value vacation getaway for all participants.
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THE BARBADOS GOSPEL FESTIVAL
Date: May 20-28, 2017
Comments: Dedicated to Barbados, the Caribbean and the international community, the Barbados Gospelfest maintains a standard of excellence second to none, and has become a vital festival fixture for the region at large. Our commitment to people has guaranteed growth and longevity, and a new opportunity to touch lives each year. Barbados Gospelfest AWESOME 2016 promises to be another world-class production, featuring top local, regional and international gospel talent.
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URBAN PARADISE WEEKEND 2017
Place: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Date: May TBA, 2017
Comments: THIS IS A WEEKEND YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS..This is what Paradise is suppose to feel like. The beaches, the parties, the women, the men, the weather, the food, the service.
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THE CANCUN JUMPOFF 2017
Place: Cancun, Mexico
Date: May 24-29, 2017
INTERNATIONAL is bringing Bourbon St back to the white sandy beaches of Cancun, Mexico to celebrate the Largest Urban Event Held Outside of the United States. Already anticipated to be the largest Memorial Day Weekend gathering ever held in Cancun, the 2016 extravaganza will celebrate all that is positive in the young, trend setting, urban professional landscape, in grand fashion.
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BLACK BIKE WEEK (A.K.A
THE ATLANTIC BIKE FESTIVAL)
Place: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Date: May 25-29, 2017
Comments: The Largest Black Bike Festival
in the world. Over 300,000 participate in what has become
a super bike event for people of color. Black Bike Week is not only the largest black bike festival in the world but its also the largest black beach week event period. Every Memorial Day Weekend over 350,000 bikers travel to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for fun, food, festivities and more. If you love bikes and the people who ride them, you cannot miss this event.
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URBAN BEACH WEEK - MIAMI MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Place: Miami,Florida (South Beach)
Date: May 25-29, 2017
Is a solid mixture of people from all ethnic backgrounds that come together for weekend celebrations. Are you looking for the most exciting urban beach party in the world? Did you go to the Urban Beach Week on Memorial Day Weekend in Miami last year? If you missed last year's Urban Beach Week 2016 then you missed the HOT stuff! We broke the attendance record when nearly 350,000 people came to Miami and took over the town.
The Urban Beach Week is the largest Urban Festival in the world that caters toward the professional Hip Hop Generation from 23 and over. Around 300,000-350,000 participants make the annual trek to South Beach for 4 days full of fun, food, festivities, entertainment, music and more.
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SOUL BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017
Date: May 24-29, 2017
Comments: The Soul Beach Music Festival is the event that has everything you want -- great people, warm sun, beautiful beaches, hot parties, and outstanding performances by the best in comedy and soul music.
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URBAN FIESTA WEEKEND 2017
Place: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Date: May 25-29, 2017
Comments: Urban Fiesta Weekend, Puerto Rico is the newest Memorial Day island destination that DOES NOT require a Passport. This event is strictly for the GROWN AND SEXY Trendsetters and Taste makers!
If you're tired of doing the same old thing for Memorial Day weekend, why not come party with us? The packages are affordable, THE PARTIES don't stop and our motto is: No Passports ..No Curfew ...Just FUN!
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I PLEAD THE 5th CARIBBEAN GETAWAY 2017
Place: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Date: May 24-29, 2017
Comments: The getaway will be filled with non-stop parties and events for those looking to let loose and have a memorable time. Each day, one of our special celebrity guests will host a day party at some of Punta Cana�s sexiest private pools, beachfronts and rooftop venues. The nighttime will boast themed parties including a 90�s Throwback, Black and White, Pajama Jam, and Glow Party at some of the island�s hottest nightclubs.
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SIZZLE MIAMI 2017
Place: Miami Beach, Florida
Date: May 25-29, 2017
THIS IS A GAY AND LESBIAN BEACH EVENT
During the last 14 years, the Miami Sizzle has emerged as the #1 beach event in the country for the black gay male community. Each year, it gets larger with more activities, more participants and the most elaborate set up of all events
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR JUNE 2017
THE ST KITTS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Place: St. Kitts
Date: June 23-25, 2016
Comments: For the past 20 years, St. Kitts has brought nothing but power packed concerts on a island where you can lay back, let your hair down and have fun. It is well established as one of the top summer concerts in the Caribbean offering spectacular local, regional and international talent mixed with the unique Kittitian experience.
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OCHO RIOS JAZZ FESTIVAL
Place: Ocho Rios Jamaica
Date: June TBA, 2016
Comments: Ocho Rios brings its brand of jazz on the beautiful islands of Jamaica. The Ocho Rio Jazz Festival
gives you the best in entertainment, festivities and culture. In three years the festival grew from one to eight days and became the Caribbean's complete jazz vacation, featuring the greatest names in Jamaican Jazz as well as the very best of international fare. It boasts a Youth Programme, daily free concerts, a large-scale Photo Exhibition and events large and small going on simultaneously all over the Island--Kingston, Montego Bay, Negril, Runaway Bay--Ocho Rios.
THE B.E.T AWARD SHOW EXPERIENCE 2016
Place: Los Angeles, CA
Date: June 23-26, 2016 (Join Newsletter For Dates)
Comments: The BET Experience at L.A. with the awards scheduled at Nokia Theatre. Packages start at $199, and are also offered at $299 and $399. Packages include three-night passes to a planned concert series at Staples Center, access to the 106 & Park stage, an intimate concert and comedy series at Club Nokia and seminars. There also will be a free expo and a free stage that will showcase upstart artists.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR JULY 2017
THE ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: June 30 - July 3, 2017
Comments: The largest African American family
festival in the country. Over 400,000 people attend New Orleans for a mix of Jazz, R&B, Food, socializing, networking, concerts, speaker series and more. It's the
#1 event during the July Holiday weekend.
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TASTE OF CHICAGO
Place: Chicago, Illinois
Date: July 5-9, 2017
Comments: Every summer the city of Chicago has an incredible festival. The largest and most used streets are closed downtown. Grant Park, the most visited park in Chicago, is used to hold this event. The people dine on ribs, cheeseburgers, pizza, ice cream, and hundreds of other foods. Over 100 of the city'ss most famous restaurants set up shop. Basically the entire city slows down for this event. This is The Taste of Chicago.
URBAN EUROPE HIP HOP MUSIC FESTIVAL
A.K.A - OPENAIR FRAUENFELD
Place: Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Dates: July 6-8, 2017
Comments: Switzerland's Openair Frauenfeld festival has a strong track record of bringing together premier hip hop acts from across Europe and the United States. The festival announced the full lineup for its 2017 weekend, which is set to take place July 6-8 in Frauenfeld, Switzerland.
Usher & The Roots, The Weeknd, Nas, G-Eazy, and German artist Cro will headline the festival.
FRESH ISLAND FESTIVAL
Place: Place: ZRCE BEACH, CROATIA (Europe)
Pick Your Dates: July 11-13, 2017
Comments: Fresh Island is Europe�s leading Hip-Hop and Urban music festival set on the stunning island of Pag in Croatia. Taking over three super clubs on the beach, Fresh Island is renowned for welcoming international talent to its stages including Snoop Dogg, Nas, Rick Ross, Mobb Deep, Redman and Method Man, KRS One, Eve, Iggy Azalea, Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, Migos, Danny Brown, Stormzy, JME and many more.
REGGAE SUMFEST 2017
Date: July 16-22, 2017
Place: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Comments: The Reggae Sumfest is the world's premier reggae festival which brings the hottest reggae and dancehall artist from all over the world to the reggae capital island of the world.
Montego Bay,Jamaica the island's second city, has been the home of the famed Reggae Sunsplash and is now the permanent home of the Reggae Sumfest festival. The actual concerts will be held at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex.
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THE INDIANA BLACK EXPO
Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
Date: July 14-16, 2017
Comments: The largest black expo in the country.
More concerts, vendors, special events, college events,
speakers and activities than any other expo event.
THE STEVE HARVEY NEIGHBORHOOD AWARDS
Place: Las Vegas, Nevada
HOST HOTEL: The Mandalay Bay Resort And Casino
Comments The Neighborhood Awards is a different type of show that takes place in Las Vegas Nevada. The Hoodie Awards celebrate the everyday ordinary men and women who do their best to impact and uplift their brethren throughout the community. It�s all about the service. For the last 8 years, thousands of participants vote and participate on the best establishments in the community.Categories include of Best High School, Best High School Teacher, Best Church, Best Church Choir, Best Soul Food, Best Barbecue, Best Fried Chicken, Best Car Wash/Detail Shop, Best Beauty Salon, Best Nail Salon, Best Barber Shop and Best Community Leader.
GREAT FETE WEEKEND
Place: PIGEON POINT BEACH,Tobago, Trinidad And Tobago
Pick Your Dates: July 26-30, 2017
Comments: Great Fete Weekend is a huge annual beach party at Pigeon Point Beach Resort as well as other popular locations in the isle of Tobago . Top DJs as well as Soca, Hip Hop and Dancehall stars from Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, USA and other Caribbean countries make this an unmissable 'weekend'.
The party was born out of the celebrations surrounding the annual power boat racing event. The best parties were to be found at Pigeon Point beach and they came to overshadow the race itself. Now an event in its own right, the Great Fete Weekend stands alone as the number one beach party in the southern Caribbean.
Every year includes Welcome Wednesday(Wednesday), Reggae Thursday (Thursday), Soca Glow (Friday), Wet Fete (Saturday), and Family Day and jump up (Sunday).
JAMAICA DREAMS WEEKEND
Place: Negril, Jamaica
Pick Your Dates: July 28-August 1, 2017
Comments: Negril, Jamaica is considered to be the hottest party island in the world. There are over parties over a five day period. With the beach, the beer, and the bikinis you will NEVER get bored.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR AUGUST 2017
THE TORONTO CARIBANA FESTIVAL
Place: Toronto, Canada
Date: August 3-7, 2017
Comments:Have you ever been to Toronto Canada during the Caribana? You might have seen other street parties and parades before but you have never seen one quite like this......So pack your bags, book your rooms and bring your flags because you are about to experience the hottest international festival in North America.
BARBADOS CROP-OVER 2017
Place: Bridgetown, Barbados
Pick Your Dates: August 3-7, 2017
Comments: As far as festivals go, Crop Over is the Sweetest Summer Festival! Indeed nothing else compares. This Festival sets itself apart from the avalanche of other Caribbean Festivals with its strong historical nuance paying homage to Barbado rich past.The Festival draws all people under one cultural umbrella for the ultimate party experience. Crop Over appeals to the die-hard party enthusiasts as well as the old (and young!) cultural purists. Simply put, Crop Over is a jam-packed festival for all!
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40TH ANNUAL NATIONAL BLACK BIKERS ROUNDUP
Place: Kansas City, Missouri
Date: August 2-6, 2017
Comments:The National Bikers Roundup is the largest camping motorcycle rally in the USA and is organized by a group of African American motorcycle clubs. Its location changes every year but every decade it returns to its founding city of Kansas City, Missouri. More than 1,000 motorcycle clubs attend the event and black women make up close to half of participants.
THE NOTTINGHILL CARNIVAL
Place: London, England (NottingHill)
Date: August 26-28, 2017
Comments: NottingHill Carnival is an annual event which takes place in NottingHill in London, England each August, over two days (Sunday and the following bank holiday) attracting over 30,000 participants.
It is led by members of the Caribbean population, many of whom have lived in the area since the 1950s. The carnival has attracted up to 2 million people in the past, putting it the second largest street festival in the world.
BLACK MEN XCEL SUMMIT
Place: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Date: August 30-September 3, 2017
Comments:BLACK MEN XCEL represents a quantum leap forward for a mission and message born of necessity, nurtured by previous untold truths, and driven by excellence.
This inaugural multi-day celebration of enlightenment, empowerment,
TOM JOYNER FAMILY REUNION 2017
Place: Orlando, Florida -The Gaylord Resort
Date: August 31 - September 4, 2017
Comments: The twelfth year of family fun and we are pulling out all of the stops for the biggest family party this Labor Day weekend in Orlando, Florida! The 2017 Allstate� Tom Joyner Family Reunion is the only event in the country that brings the best entertainment, concerts, resort style amenities and accommodations with access to the nation's best theme parks. They are taking over the family vacation capital of the world - Orlando, Florida. With events just for you and your family while continuing to offer the best value FAMILY vacation in 2017.
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THE CANCUN JAZZ FESTIVAL
Place: Cancun, Mexico
Dates: August 31 - September 3, 2017
Comments: "The Ultimate Labor Day Weekend Event For The Music Lovers"The Cancun Jazz Festival is an All-Inclusive festival that takes place at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya which is located approximately 60 minutes outside of Cancun, Mexico, just northeast of Tulum.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 2017
CURACAO NORTH SEA MUSIC AND FESTIVAL
Place: Curacao, Netherlands Antilles
Comments Curacao welcomes the second installment of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival.
The Cura�ao North Sea Jazz Festival is an annual event at the World Trade Center (WTC) on Piscadera Bay in Cura�ao.
Throughout the Festival, international artists with some of the biggest names in the jazz, funk, soul, Latin, and R&B worlds, will perform in and around the WTC.
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THE ALABAMA FOOTWASH
Place: Uniontown, Alabama
Dates: September TO BE ANNOUNCED, 2017
Comments: For over 127 years, this stands as the oldest African American Festival ever, large-scale carnival, with hundreds of booths, stands and trailers offering food, drinks and shopping to the thousands of people from across the country.
THE CARIBBEAN SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL
Dates: September 15-17, 2017
Comments: "Come and listen to the hottest Jazz Artist from all over the world on the island of Aruba
ESSENCE FESTIVAL - DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA
Date: September 26-October 1
Place: Durban, South Africa
Comments: ESSENCE Durban is the sister festival to our Fourth of July weekend extravaganza in NOLA, will showcase international performers, world-famous speakers, and local artists and experts. It will also pump up small businesses through empowerment seminars, career-guidance workshops and other programming.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR OCTOBER 2017
THE MIAMI CARNIVAL 2017
Where: Miami, Florida
Date: October 6-9, 2017
Comments: Miami Florida brings all the excitement to the USA for super weekend full of the Caribbean with the parties and parades
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THE BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2017
Where: Atlanta, Georgia
Date: October TO BE ANNOUNCED, 2017
Comments: Every October, the who's who of Hip Hop comes to Atlanta for an annual award show to crown the best hip hop artists of the year in many categories. The pre parties and after parties makes this an event that you must attend
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2017
BEACH ROAD TRIP 2017
Date: November 3-5, 2017
Place: ISLAMORADA, Florida
Comments: After 4 prosperous years in the FL Keys BRT Weekend, simply put, is the ultimate destination day-party series. Inspired by Caribbean culture, patrons from around the world take a road trip to party, vacation, and revel in each other's company for an entire weekend. The concept is 6 uniquely themed events, all-inclusive with free drinks & food, across a 3-day span in a beautiful resort location.
THE BAYOU CLASSIC 2017
Date: November 23-26, 2017 (Actual Game Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017)
Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Comments: 2016 marks the 43rd annual meeting of HBCU rivals Southern University and Grambling State University: The Bayou Classic is a football game and so much more! The Bayou Classic commemorates historically black colleges and universities, academic achievement, tradition, sportsmanship, marching bands, and friendly competition. The �Classic� is an exhibition of the high standards of academic achievement deeply embedded in the traditions of the two institutions. Since 1991, the Bayou Classic has been televised nationally by NBC. The national broadcast attracts an audience of four to five million viewers. The Bayou Classic draws more than 250,000 visitors to New Orleans.
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