12 Events for the Young Black Professional to Check out in 2018
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In the recent years we have seen a surge of traveling, especially among Young Black Professionals. Whether it be stateside or across the world we have been absolutely kiling it and inspriing others to get out and see what’s out there. Outide of the well-known events such as Coachella, CIAA, Mardi Gras and All star weekend take a look at your PTO, and budget, to fit in some of these events that you may want to consider to make 2018 your greatest year yet.
Bringing out performers such as Smokey Robinson, Anita Baker,Pieces of a Dream, and Kid N Play this annual fest strives to show another side of Black Miami.,
No Jazz Fest is a celebration of all things New Orleans. Outside of the performers, attendees will be able to take part in traditional food, culture,art, parades and more.
Founded in Miami by Tariq Cherif and Matt Zingler this Hip Hop festival has quickly become the largest of its kind. Past acts have included Travis Scott, Future, Lil Wayne and Kendrick Lamar to name a few.
Voted as one of the best Carribean festivals the 18th annual Soul Beach festival will bring together premier peformers and comedians over Memorial Day weekend for a unique experience.
The OUFF is an exhibition as well as compeition of film, music, and screenplay by those in the Urban community who may be less recognized by mainstream media.
This multi-day event brings thousands of attendees out to enjoy jazz and soul in the nationals capital.
The ABFF is a yearly event that celebrates and brings awareness to content by, for , and about people of African descent.
Hosted by Black Travel Movement, Sail Noir aka Black Yacht Week brings together Black professionals, creatives, and others for a vacation experience that one could only hope for.
This annual weekend festival is bringing out the big guns this time around. With J.Cole headlining the Friday show, he is joined by othe artists during the weekend such as PARTYNEXTDOOR, Migos, French Montana, Cardi B and more.
Every July The Chosen Few DJs bring a crowd of over 50,000 to the South Side of Chicago in Jackson park to grill, dance, and enjoy an afternoon picnic while they play a variety of House Music.
Started in 2008 to support breast cancer awareness, the MV Jazz and Blues fest continues to host attendees from all over the world to partake in a weekend of fellowship in the vineyard.
Slated as the Southeast’s largest annual urban music festival, One Music fest brings a diverse range of music together in downtown Atlanta.
If you need to excuse to leave cold weather in December gather your things and head to Miami for this event that not only is a turn up, but is also put on by the non-profit Miami BRoward Carnival Commitee to provideopportuinites to people of Caribbean descent in South Florida.
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