FAMU closing out Black History Month with annual Harambee Festival

FAMU closing out black history month with annual Harambee Festival
Posted at 10:32 AM, Feb 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-22 05:57:58-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida A&M University (FAMU) will conclude its celebration of Black History Month with its annual Harambee Festival on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Tallahassee’s Cascades Park. 

This year’s festivities will include live entertainment by a variety of local artists and the nationally acclaimed performance group Tallahassee Nights Live. 

The celebration will kick off with greetings from FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D.

FAMU employees, students, and other Tallahassee community members founded the original Harambee festival in Tallahassee more than 20 years ago.  

The annual festival has drawn thousands of attendees from as far as South Carolina and Miami to celebrate the contributions of African-American culture. 

The FAMU Harambee Festival is free to the public.  For more information and a schedule of performances and classes, visit