Join us for the second annual Black History Month Dinner, presented by The Calgary Black Chambers and Heritage Park! Indulge in a three-course dinner, celebrate Black excellence, enjoy Black storytelling by keynote speaker Lloyd Wilks and Woezo Africa Company Dancers through a contemporary storytelling of Harriet Tubman, take in a live saxophone performance by Slim Tyme and win amazing prizes up-for-grabs in a live auction. Proceeds from the evening will support the Calgary Black Chambers Scholarship Fund, which elevates Black students through scholarships, recognition and financial support. Round up your family, friends and colleagues for a celebration of Black History Month in support of a good cause. Get tickets today!
Date: Friday, Feb. 9, 2024
Location: Gasoline Alley Museum at Heritage Park
Reception: 5:30 pm
Dinner: 7 pm
Private Table – $1278 plus GST
Enjoy this wonderful evening in support of local Black youth scholarships at your own private table with eight seats. Please indicate who you would like to sit with at checkout. If you can’t attend but still want to support the cause, you can directly support the CBC Scholarship Fund by clicking here.
Individual Seats – $150 plus GST per person
What To Expect At The Second Annual Black History Month Dinner
Enjoy Black storytelling by keynote speaker Lloyd Wilks.
A contemporary dance performance by the Woezo Africa Company Dancers accompanied by a poem written by Calgary’s Poet Laureate Wakefield Brewster on Harriet Tubman.
A live saxophone performance by Slim Tyme!
A complimentary welcome drink courtesy of Romero Distilling!
Network and mingle at the pre-dinner reception as you indulge in creative hors d’oeuvres and two complimentary drinks!
A three-course meal prepared by Heritage Park’s amazing chefs, served with wine. Options include beef, chicken or vegetarian.
Take home two Heritage Park 2024 day passes to come back and enjoy the Park! ($70 value)
Meet with local Black artists and enjoy their spectacular work!
Take part in FUNdraisers to win great prizes while supporting the Calgary Black Chambers Scholarship Fund, which elevates Black students through scholarships, recognition and financial support.
Test your luck at winning a spectacular door prize!
About Calgary Black Chambers
Calgary Black Chambers (CBC) is a not-for-profit organization looking to increase Black leadership capacity and uplift Black culture throughout Calgary by community volunteering and providing scholarships for our future generations.
The CBC forges opportunities for Black professionals to further their professional development and give back to our community in several impactful ways:
Mentorship Program: designed to help build confidence in Black students and young professionals.
Scholarship Program: elevating Black students through scholarships, recognition and financial support.
Advocacy: Our overall goal is to eliminate systemic racism in Canadian society. In Calgary, our objectives are healthcare, education, and the safety & wellbeing of Black people.
Fellowship: creating a safe space of Fellowship for Black professionals and students to share their opinions and thoughts.
The Annual Black History Month Dinner Frequently Asked Questions
Can I sit with my friends?
Yes! You can purchase up to eight tickets per table, and indicate who you would like to sit with by answering a question at checkout.
What should I wear to The Annual Black History Month Dinner?
Business attire is recommended for The Annual Black History Month Dinner.
Can you accommodate food allergies or dietary restrictions?
Yes, we can! When purchasing your tickets through Showpass, you’ll be asked if you require any accommodations for food allergies or dietary restrictions. Please clearly indicate your food allergy or dietary restriction by typing your answer, and we’ll take care of the rest!
Are tickets final sale?
Yes, all tickets to The Annual Black History Month Dinner are final sale.
How does attending The Annual Black History Month Dinner support Calgary Black Chambers and Heritage Park?
Funds raised at The Annual Black History Month Dinner will support the Calgary Black Chambers Scholarship Fund, elevating Black students through scholarships, recognition and financial support, and will allow Heritage Park to continue engaging audiences with immersive experiences and shared stories of Western Canada’s diverse culture and heritage.
Do Heritage Club members or Annual Membership holders receive a discount for this event?
Because this is a fundraising event, discounts will not be available.
Is parking available at Heritage Park?
Parking kiosks are located in the middle of the parking lot and in Heritage Plaza. If you’re an Escape Annual Membership holder, or a 60th Anniversary Membership holder with parking added on to your membership, parking at Heritage Park is free!