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2022 Cincinnati Black Family Reunion

August 18 - August 21

Sawyer Point

Free
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34th Annual Black Family Reunion celebration is August 18-21, 2022

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The 2022 Cincinnati Black Family Reunion is a four-day celebration of consumers, corporations, and communities focusing on the historic strengths and values of the Black Family.

Raheem DeVaughn will perform on August 20 at 6 p.m. at the Sawyer Point Main Stage. 

The Clark Sisters will perform on August 21 at 6 p.m. at the Sawyer Point Main Stage. 

Founded by Dr. Dorothy I. Height, President Emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, and held in major cities across the United States, Cincinnati is the only city that continues this tradition of honoring Black families.

This, the 34th Annual Cincinnati Black Family Reunion Celebration, features a weekend full of free family-focused events, including a job fair, a parade, concerts, and the opportunity to support local Black-owned businesses. Pavilions offered for park attendees include:

  • Health Pavilion
  • Children’s Pavilion – presented by AKA sorority
  • Spirituality Pavilion
  • Youth and Young Adult Pavilions
  • Seniors Pavilion – presented by NCNW
  • Jazz Alley – presented by I HEAR MUSIC INC.
  • Games Pavilion
  • Family Feud
  • Winner of the Family Reunion Pavilion
  • Sports Pavilion – presented by CRC

The 2022 Cincinnati Black Family Reunion begins on Thursday, August 18, and runs through Sunday, August 21. Black history and African American cultural celebrations will be held throughout the four-day weekend. Locations include Fountain Square, Corinthian Baptist Church, Avondale, and Sawyer Point.

 

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2022 Cincinnati Black Family Reunion Schedule of Events

 

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Black Family Reunion Tailgate | 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Washington Park | Free
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FC Cincinnati vs. Atlanta United FC – Kickoff Event | 7:30 p.m. | TQL Stadium | $31+
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Thursday, August 18, 2022

 

All-Professions Diversity & Inclusion Job Fair |10 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Hard Rock Casino | Free
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The BFR Speaker Series with Keynote Speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson | 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. | Corinthian Baptist Church | Free
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Friday, August 19, 2022

 

BFR Heritage Breakfast with Keynote Speaker Iris Roley | 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. | Fountain Square | Free, Registration Required
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The BFR Historic Tour of Black Cincinnati with Dr. Eric Jackson | 11 a.m. | Fountain Square | Free, Registration Required
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Saturday, August 20, 2022

 

The 2022 BFR Parade with Grand Marshall Orlando Chapman | 10 a.m. to Noon | Avondale Town Center | Free

Black and white map of the Black Family Reunion parade route
Black Family Reunion Parade Route

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Black Family Reunion 2022 |Noon to 8 p.m.| Sawyer Point Park | Free

Urban Concert Series featuring Raheem DeVaughn and others | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.| Sawyer Point Park – Main Stage | Free

 

Sunday, August 21, 2022

 

Black Family Reunion 2022 | Noon to 8 p.m.| Sawyer Point Park | Free

 

Morning Church Service with Pastor Donnie McClurkin and Earnest Pugh | 10 a.m. | Sawyer Point Park – Amphitheater | Free

 

Gospel Concert Series featuring The Clark Sisters and others | 6 p.m. | Sawyer Point Park – Main Stage | Free

 

 

 About the Black Family Reunion

The Black Family Reunion, one of Cincinnati’s largest family-focused celebrations, was inaugurated in 1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is held on the third weekend of August annually. The celebration of the historic strengths and values of the Black Family draws around 10,000 patrons.

 

Conceived by Dr. Dorothy I. Height, President Emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, the Black Family Reunion Celebration is a four-day cultural event that ensures the historic morals of the Black family are showcased.

 

For more information and to see a complete list of events or to sponsor, please visit

www.myblackfamilyreunion.org or call 513-229-0502.

 

 

 

 

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August 18
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August 21
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Sawyer Point
705 East Pete Rose Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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