• Fri. Sep 30th, 2022

WEDNESDAY 8/17/2022

Join us at the Cincinnati Reds Baseball Gameon Wednesday 8/17/22 @ 12:35pm | Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

THURSDAY 8/18/2022

All-Professions Diversity & Inclusion Job Fair Presented by Superior Career Fairs | Thursday, 8/18/22 | 10am-3pm | Hard Rock Casino, 1000 Broadway St. Cincinnati, OH 45202

Note: This event is free & open to the public.

Photo provided

BFR + FC Cincinnati | 4pm-7pm | Washington Park, 1230 Elm Street Cincinnati, OH

First Financial Bank Presents: The BFR Speaker Series Thursday, 8/18/22 | 7pm-9pm | Corinthian Baptist Church, 1920 Tennessee Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45237

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Author, Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, New York Times Contributing Opinion Writer, and Contributing Editor of “The New Republic” & ESPN’s “The Undefeated” website. Note: This event has unlimited seating and is free & open to the public; If reserved seating is needed, please contact the  BFR Heritage Breakfast Board Chair, La’Shaunda Ewing |   bfrheritagebreakfast@gmail.com

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. Photo provided

FRIDAY 8/19/2022

Fifth Third Bank Presents the BFR Heritage Breakfast Friday, 8/19/22 | 9am-11am Fountain Square, 520 Vine St. Cincinnati, OH

Keynote Speaker: Iris Roley, Community Activist & Owner, RoSho Awards

Iris Roley. Photo provided

2022 BFR Family of the Year: J. Phillip Holloman and Family (Past President of Cintas and Board Chairman of the Urban League) 

Click here for event registration   

Contact: bfrheritagebreakfast@gmail.com for all questions/inquiries

**NEW EVENT THIS YEAR**The BFR Historic Tour of Black Cincinnati Sponsored By

Metro & The Greater Cincinnati Foundation | Friday, 8/19/22 | 11:00am

Tour Information: Our Tour Guide will be Professor Eric Jackson (Northern Kentucky University) The tour will leave at 11am immediately following the BFR Heritage Breakfast from Fountain Square with transportation provided by METRO. This tour is FREE, but registration is required  

Click here for event registration or visit             

bfrheritagebreakfast@gmail.com for additional questions/inquiries

SATURDAY 8/20/2022

Nissan Presents: The 2022 BFR Parade | Saturday, 8/20/22 | 10am-12pm | Avondale Town Center, 3529 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH                

Grand Marshall: Orlando Chapman

Orlando Chapman. Photo provided

Note: This event is free & open to the public. Parade Staging begins at 8:00am  Click here for the parade staging route & to register for the parade. Parking is available at Zion Baptist Church, Rockdale Academy (back parking lot) For more questions about the BFR Parade, please contact Parade Chair,  Trina Tolbert | bfrparade1@gmail.com

Parade route. Photo provided

UC Health Presents: BFR 2022 @ Sawyer Point Park | Daily Park hours @ Sawyer Point Park (705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202) on Saturday 8/20/22 & Sunday 8/21/22 are from 12pm-8pm which is free and open to the public with various pavilions with programming that focus on the family & arts. They include:

o   Seniors Pavilion

o   Youth & Young Adult Pavilion

o   Children’s Pavilion

o   Games Pavilion

o   Sports Pavilion

o  Spirituality Pavilion

o   Health Pavilion (Vaccinations will be available in the park)         

o   **NEW AREA** Jazz Alley

o  Non- Profit Organizations Area  

o  Retail & Food Vendors 

o  BFR Concert Series- Saturday 8/20/22

       Urban Concert Series featuring Raheem DeVaughn and more (Saturday 8/20/22, Sawyer Point Park @ 6pm-8pm)

Raheem DeVaughn. Photo provided

SUNDAY 8/21/2022

UC Health Presents:  BFR 2022 @ Sawyer Point Park |   Daily Park hours @ Sawyer Point Park (705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202) on Saturday 8/20/22 & Sunday 8/21/22 are from 12pm-8pm which is free and open to the public with various pavilions with programming that focus on the family & arts. They include:

o   Seniors Pavilion

o   Youth & Young Adult Pavilion

o   Children’s Pavilion

o   Games Pavilion

o   Sports Pavilion

o   Spirituality Pavilion

o   Health Pavilion (Vaccinations will be available in the park)       

o   **NEW AREA** Jazz Alley

o  Non- Profit Organizations Area 

o  Retail & Food Vendors 

o  BFR Concert Series- Sunday 8/21/22

        o   Sunday Morning Church Service    | (Sunday 8/21/22, Sawyer Point Park @ 10am) Keynote Speaker:  Pastor Donnie McClurkin + National Gospel Recording Artist, Earnest Pugh

Earnest Pugh. Photo provided

         o  Gospel Concert Series featuring National Recording Group, The Clark Sisters and others 

The Clark Sisters. Photo provided