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Black History Month Festival

We're celebrating the contributions of African-Americans to our community with music, food and dance at our annual Black History Month Festival.

Enjoy live music and dance performances, food from local soul food restaurants, a historic black Las Vegas photo exhibit, a health pavilion, a Red Cross blood drive, the West Prep Academy poetry contest, and activities for the kids including arts and crafts, carnival games and face-painting.

Entertainment Highlights

  • Singers Kaela Jonson-Smith and Tymara Walker

  • Alpha Men and Divas of Tomorrow step show

  • Festival emcee: "Sweet" Lou Collins

  • Evolution of Dance featuring the Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater and Olabisi African Dance Ensemble

  • Step percussion performance by Molodi

  • Fashion show featuring styles from the 1920s through 2000s

  • Friends of Gospel Choir

  • Temptations Motown Revue

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Want access to our museums and galleries, including Chocolate: The Exhibition? Purchase a general admission ticket as well to see all the Springs Preserve has to offer!

View photos from previous years' events.

This event is supported by the generous contributions of our sponsors:

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Event Information

Date & Time

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.


Springs Amphitheater


$5 for adults, free for children age 17 and under. Online price includes $1 convenience fee. *Event ticket does not include access to Springs Preserve museums and galleries. SP general admission ticket sold separately.


No reservations required.