Events

Community Events

Have an event coming up in Tampa, St. Petersburg, or Sarasota dealing with Black Life, click here to email us the event detail, and it will be added to our community events page.  

Tampa Bay History Center: Full Event Schedule

The Tampa Bay History Center offers a wide array of events from walking tours, seminars and trivia surrounding the rich history of the Tampa Bay region.  

Tampa NEIGHBORHOOD Events 

Jan 9 - Mar 2 | 5 - 8 pm | Cost: Free | HCC Gallery221: 4001 W Tampa Bay Blvd, Tampa (2nd Floor DLRC)
Closing Reception - Spirit, Rhythm, Blues and Strange Figurations

Feb 2 | 6 - 7:30 pm | Cost: $ 20 | Tampa Bay History Center
Sangria and Stories: Tampa's NFL History

Feb 4 | 10 - 11:30 am | SOLD OUT
Central Avenue West Walking Tour (Special Tour for Black History Month)

Feb 15 | 6:30 - 7:30 pm | Cost: Free | TECO Hall at the Tampa Bay History Center
Florida Conversations Voices of Carver City/Lincoln Gardens

Feb 16 | 10:30 - 11:30 am | Cost: Free with registration | Tampa Bay History Center
History Center Book Group: “The Nine Lives of Florida’s Famous Key Marco Cat” by Austin Bell

Feb 18 | 7 pm | Cost: $15 | Studio@620: 620 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg
Never Had A Friend by Dr. Micah E. Johnson

Feb 23 | 5 - 8 pm | Cost: Free | HCC Gallery221: 4001 W Tampa Bay Blvd, Tampa (2nd Floor DLRC)
Closing Reception - Spirit, Rhythm, Blues and Strange Figurations

Feb 24 | 5:30 pm | Cost: $75 | Tampa Bay History Center
Black History Month Reception

Feb 25 | noon - 3 pm | Cost: 12.95 + | Tampa Bay History Center
Living History Saturday: The History of Rogers Park

Feb 26 | 2 pm | Cost: Free | Sulphur Springs Museum
Speaker Series: The African Roots of American Cuisine

Mar 25| 10 - 11:30 am | Cost: $10 - 20 | Meet tour guide at Urban Lux at Tampa Park Plaza: 1405 N. Nebraska Ave.
Central Avenue West Walking Tour 


st. Petersburg NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

Jan 19 - Feb 26 | Cost: Free | Creative Pinellas: 12211 Walsingham Rd,
Largo
Creative Pinellas: IMAGINE BLACKNESS Exhibition

Jan 19 - Apr 16 | Cost: Free | Creative Pinellas: 12211 Walsingham Rd,
Largo
Creative Pinellas: OUT OF EDEN Exhibition

Feb 17 | 7 - 8 pm | Pinellas County African American Museum
The African Diaspora Experience in Florida

Feb 21 | 7 - 8 pm | Cost: Free | Livestream
Creative Pinellas: afroQuantum Experiences: ArtMaker Talks

Feb 25 | 9 am | Cost: Free—Donations accepted | Chief's Creole Cafe: 901 22nd St. S.
St. Petersburg Black History Bike Tour

Mar 11| 9 am | Cost: Free—Donations accepted | Chief's Creole Cafe: 901 22nd St. S.
St. Petersburg Black History Bike Tour

Mar 24 | 8 - 9 pm | Pinellas County African American Museum
Remembering Paradise Park


Sarasota NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS