Black Heritage Festival

The  Black Heritage Festival Louisiana kicks off annually the second weekend in March in Lake Charles, Louisiana. If you’re hungry for mouthwatering food, terrific music and great family fun then this is the place for you. Entertainers perform gospel, zydeco, blues, spoken word and more on the Kids and Main Stages. There are approximately 70 vendors displaying and selling a wide variety of goods and services. Food booths will serve plenty of great tasting Louisiana Creole and Traditional African-American foods, including gumbo, jambalaya and Barbecue. The vendor marketplace will be open with an array of art, books, jewelry, African artifacts, clothing, collectibles, Greek paraphernalia and lots, lots more.

In addition to great food, music and fun the festival provides educational opportunities through workshops and seminars.

Youth programs consist of KIDS ZONE, Baby Expo/ Healthy Baby, Fashion Show, performing arts stage, and many free chances to win bicycles and other giveaways.

2018 Full Schedule

SCHEDULE

9:00-10:30 AM Zeta Phi Beta  Sorority Inc. Healthy Baby Symposium

Doors open

12:00 – 6:00       Vendor Market Opens

Main Stage/Youth Talent Stage-Games Face Painting, Caricatures, balloon Art, Door Prizes include Free bicycles, tablets, gift cards movie passes and much more!!!!

12;45 -1PM Official Welcome Mayor Nick Hunter Main Stage

 

The Heritage Experience

1:00 – 5:30    Cultural Exhibit Viewing Genealogy CPPL

1:00 3:00 ………………………….Kids Zone

 

The Interactive Experience/Closing R&B / Funk / Soul

3:00-4:00 Grammy Award Nominee Huber Mickey Smith

4:00-4.30………………………….Scholarship Awards Ceremony

4.30-5:00…………………………. 2018 BHF Hall of Fame Induction

 5:00-5:30………………………… Greek Step Show

5.30—6:30……………………….. R & B Artist RIO Anthony

CONTACT

JUDITH WASHINGTON   337 304-0620

jwashi4568@aol.com

Website www.bhflc.org

 

Admission 5 & under Free

 6 and up $5


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