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31st Annual Cincinnati Midwest Black Family Reunion

August 15, 2019 - August 18, 2019

Sawyer Point

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Photo courtesy of My Black Family Reunion Official Site

Have you marked your calendar for The Cincinnati Midwest Black Family Reunion yet? Don’t miss Tony, Toni Tone, Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated 5 and more!

Only one of 28 nationwide Family Reunion celebrations remaining, the Cincinnati Midwest Black Family Reunion celebrates, unifies and supports the African American family with a wide range of activities and entertainment. The annual festival draws up to 10,000 visitors each year and will take place from Aug. 15-18, 2019, at Sawyer Point.


Check out the schedule below:

Thursday, August 15, 2019
*NEW event addition for this year*
Speaker Series
Corinthian Baptist Church
1920 Tennessee Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Admission
Special guest speaker Yusef Salaam, one of the exonerated “Central Park Five”


Friday, August 16, 2019
Heritage Breakfast/Opening Ceremony
The Word of Deliverance Ministries for the World Inc.
693 Fresno Road, Forest Park, OH 45240
Doors open at 8:00 a.m.; Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Free Admission **Limited Seating**
Keynote Speaker: Pastor Nelson Pierce (Beloved Community Church, Cincinnati, OH)
Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank


Job Fair
The Ramada Inn
11320 Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH 45246
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free Admission
Dress professional, arrive early and bring a resume.
Hosted by Superior Career Fairs


Punching for Peace
Sawyer Point
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
Free Entry; Paid VIP seating available
USA Amateur Boxing Tournament for boys and girls ages 8-24


Saturday, August 17, 2019
Black Family Reunion Parade
Starts at Avondale Town Center, 3529 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45229
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free Entry


Black Family Reunion Celebration
Sawyer Point
12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Entry


Adult 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Sports Pavilion
Noon-6:00 p.m
Pricing varies


Open Recreation
Sports Pavilion
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Free Entry


Seniors Pavilion
1:00 p.m. – 3:00p.m.
Pricing Varies


MUSE Concert
Seniors Pavilion
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free Entry


R&B Concert featuring Tony Toni Tone
Music Pavilion (Main Stage)
6:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Free Entry
Don’t miss this classic R&B sensation taking you back down memory lane to your favorite hits!


Sunday, August 18, 2019
Black Family Reunion Outdoor Sunday Morning Service
Spirituality Pavilion
10:00 a.m.
Free Entry
Baptisms for all who want to be baptized and “Family of the Year” Celebration honoring Stan and Kristi Clement-Williams and family.


Black Family Reunion General Events
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Entry
Enjoy Jazz Alley, family-friendly activities at the Health Pavilion, and more.


Gospel Concert featuring Ricky Dillard & The New Generation Chorale
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Free Entry


There are so much more activities that your whole family can enjoy. Make plans to bring the entire family to the 31st Annual Cincinnati Midwest Black Family Reunion. For the full schedule and additional information, visit www.myblackfamilyreunion.org.

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