5 Black History Month Events Happening in LA


We’re halfway through February already, and if you’ve been missing out you still have time to celebrate Black History Month in vibrant LA! This month sets aside time, and is an ode, to the various contributions that African American people have brought to the U.S, and how we can all collectively observe and honor that.

Check out these five different Black History Month events happening around the Los Angeles and SoCal areas that blend culture and entertainment.

Black History Every Month at CAAM

February 22, 2024 at The California African American Museum

The California African American Museum (CAAM) is a year-round museum focusing on enrichment and education on the cultural heritage and history of African Americans with a focus on California and western United States.

Free admission

AAWCP Black History Month Mixer

February 25, 2024 at Water’s Edge Winery Long Beach

Join the African American Worker’s Compensation Professionals Organization as they celebrate black history month by visiting a Black-owned winery in Long Beach, CA.

Tickets Available Here

Los Angeles Black History Month Festival

February 18, 2024 at Pan Pacific Park

The eighth Annual Black History Month Festival, organized by Open Arms Food Pantry and Resource Center takes place from 11am to 6pm on Sunday, February 18 at Pan Pacific Park. This year, the event is slated to highlight the Health and Wellness of the African American community while continuing to be a family-friendly event. The festival will feature an African market, live performances, concessions and discussions on topics that affect health, mental health and other issues related to the African American community.

Free admission

Hip Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit

Until September 4th at The GRAMMY Museum

The GRAMMY Museum celebrates 50 years of hip-hop while highlighting the influencer of African American culture on the genre. The 5,000-square foot exhibit explores the world of hip-hop through exhibits on hip-hop music, dance, graffiti, fashion, business, activism, and history, providing visitors with an immersive experience that explores the last five decades of hip-hop culture and its impact on the world.

Tickets Available Here

Skirball Center Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement 

Until February 23 at The Skirball Cultural Centre

This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement showcases more than 150 photographs that depict the cultural change brought on by young organizers and everyday people who led a nation-changing movement.

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