Free Community Event Fosters Community Pride and Recognizes All ‘Agents of Change’
POMPANO BEACH, FL –The Tiger Trail Festival 2020 has captured one cool cat to headline the 25th annual festival. Ball Greezy, the chart-topping Miami rapper who has collaborated with music icons including Flo Rida, Pitbull and DJ Khaled, will be bringing his party anthems and introspective meditations to this year’s free community celebration. The Tiger Trail Festival was founded in 1995 by Blanche Ely Class of 1970 to promote family, fun and community pride. The event takes place on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 520 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Pompano Beach and will feature live music, food, art, vendors and a kid zone. For more information www.tigertrailfestival.com.
“I am very proud that the Tiger Trail Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary,” said Edward Phillips, event chairperson. “Originally, this program was conceived to celebrate the importance of Black History Month, but today in the spirit of inclusion, the festival honors ‘Agents of Change,’ celebrating the contributions made by all of Pompano Beach’s citizens, Black and white, who have contributed to building our city, through services and economic empowerment.”
Throughout February, the Tiger Trail Committee has created an extraordinary array of events to bring the community together. Listing details below:
Black Tie Gala Banquet honoring the ‘Agents of Change held at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott, Saturday, Feb. 1, the cost is $75, honoring Agents of Change who have made a difference in our community. A meet and greet begins at from 6:30 to 7 p.m., program begin promptly at 7 p.m.
William F. Boynton Run/Walk and Car Show starts at E. Pat Larkins Community Center Saturday, Feb. 8 beginning at 7 a.m., the cost $25. This event honors William F. Boynton who grew up in Ocala, Fla. and eventually a teacher at Blanche Ely High School and football coach. The event is a 5K route that is being staged at the E. Pat Larkin Community Center, 520 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Pompano Beach.
Collier City Trailblazers Exhibit presented by David Miller at McNair Park on Saturday, Feb. 8 from 3 to 6 p.m. the event free. The event features an exhibit honoring the pioneers of the Collier City neighborhood. A Trailblazer is a person who makes a new track through a wild country, an extraordinary person who is noteworthy and a pioneer innovator and trendsetter.
Tiger Trail Festival, 520 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Saturday, Feb. 15, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. free. This street festival features a full day of entertainment, music, art displays, cultural foods, vendors & Kids Zone. Gospel Fest featuring live performances of Gospel Artists at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater on Saturday, Feb. 22 the cost is $29-$49 plus fees tickets through Ticketmaster.com This concert at The Pompano Beach Amphitheater features a lineup of extraordinary gospel artists including headliner John P. Kee, who has earned accolades as one the most popular contemporary gospel artists of his generation, regularly peaking near the top of the Billboard gospel charts. Joining him is special guest Marvin Sapp, who has enjoyed a decorated music career receiving 10 Grammy nominations, 22 Stellar Awards, two Soul Train Music Awards, two BET Awards, two Dove Awards, and eight BMI songwriter’s awards. Also performing are Sensere and Brother’s Keeper.
For more information about all of these events, including tickets and registration, visit www.tigertrailfest