The City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for hosting a variety of special events throughout the year including concerts, movies, parades and carnivals. Whether it's the summer or winter, our special events calendar is sure to have something of interest to you.
Karamu Statewide Black History Parade and Festival
Celebrate Black History Month at the 13th Annual Karamu Statewide Black History Parade and Festival, which will feature the National Buffalo Soldiers. The festival will be held at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and will include contemporary history makers, live entertainment and more.
The event is Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 12-5 p.m.
The parade will kick off at the corner of Harden and Gervais streets and will travel south on Harden Street and end at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park located at 2300 Greene St.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, please call Ovetta Glover at 803-361-5470, King Park at 803-733-8452 or visit www.fundsinc1.org.
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