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Springs Preserve to celebrate Black History Month Festival virtually

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Posted at 4:00 PM, Feb 01, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — With public safety and health top of mind, the Springs Preserve this year will celebrate African-American contributions to local history and culture with a first-of-its-kind virtual Black history celebration.

The 12th Annual Black History Month Festival will be presented free of charge online.

Content will be available Feb. 11 through Feb. 28.

The virtual festival will honor the contributions of African Americans to Southern Nevada’s history and culture with performances by Tymara Walker, City of Refuge Choir, The Lique and more. The event also will feature arts and crafts, a cooking demonstration with Chef Jeff Henderson and a keynote address by Dr. Naida Parson.

Other highlights include a virtual Historic Black Las Vegas photo exhibit, spoken word by Rell Da Truth and recognition for the 2021 festival honoree Aaron Ford, Nevada’s first African American Attorney General.

More information can be found by clicking here.