2017 Black Heritage Festival

Eric Benet
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Eric Benét, Tamia, and Elle Varner lead the group of performers at the third annual Black Heritage Festival. Center stage in the nation's fourth largest black populated city, over 10,000 African-Americans, Afro-Caribbeans, Africans from the Continent, Afro Latinos & Hispanics, and other multi-cultural guests will flock to Houston's iconic Discovery Green.

Award-winning R&B artist Benét will perform a star-studded “Legends Tribute.” Guests will also enjoy multi-cultural festivities planted within themed villages centered around empowerment, health, cultural arts, and more. In true Black Heritage essence the this year's festival will pay homage to Houston’s legendary Black Heritage history makers that have made a profound impact in various industries. A special black business panel will also engage, ignite, and empower crowd attendees on black wealth, nonprofits and entrepreneurs. Panelist include awards winning publicist Velma Trayham, and many more.

Event Details


9.30.17 | 4:00 pm


Discovery Green
1500 McKinney St.
Houston, TX 77010