Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day

Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day


Welcome to the official website of the Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day. WE ARE CELEBRATING our 6th Anniversary. It seem last it was just last year, they said it couldn’t be done. The 6th Annual Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day, Saturday, September 17, 2016. This year’s theme: “Not Going Back, Moving Forward.”

“Kick-Off Ceremony” 10:00 am Vanderbilt Avenue/Targee St.

“People Parade” 12 noon – Vanderbilt Avenue

“We are Family Festival” 1:00 pm – Tappen Park/Stapleton

“Twilight Concert” 4:00 pm – Tappen Park

It’s a shame if you missed last year’s Heritage Day. Don’t make the same mistake in 2016. Yeasssssss…….!!!!! Join us on Vanderbilt Avenue for fun and good family vibes.

Bring your family, bring your friends, enjoy the parade and the festival in the park.  “We are family.”

For more information call (718) 448-0010.  Vendor opportunities available.

Become A Vendor

The Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day, “We are Family Festival” in Tappen Park/Stapleton is a great way to showcase your wares, goods and empower our community with information.

Download the Vendor Registration Packet that meets your needs and be a part of one of the largest, events on Staten Island..

Click Here to Download Information Vendor Registration Packet

Click Here to Download Vendor Registration Packet


Black Solidarity Day is celebrated every first Monday of November before the election (NOV 7th), BSD is a day in which black people do not purchase anything, to show their purchase power, what kind of economic power we have and can have on the economy! Let’s see just what kind of impact we have when we keep our money in our pocket for one day!

Become A Partner or Sponsor


Dear Partner and Sponsor:

The Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day is growing and expanding.   Families come from far and near to watch, participate and enjoy this traditional and cultural event. This year Heritage Day will be Saturday, September 17, 2016.  The parade and festival reflect the importance of our collective family, our contributions and struggles.
We are seeking Partners and Sponsors. By being a Partner or Sponsor you get the chance to show your community support; while giving your business or organization exposure to your neighbors and people outside of the local community.
Benefits of Sponsorship:

  • Large enthusiastic following that will notice and appreciate your support of the


  • The Halo effect of being a community supporter.


Our Partner/Sponsorship packet includes a variety of promotional opportunities to suit your budget. For Partnership over $500.00, your business name and logo will be listed on banners displayed at the parade, festival, promotional materials, t-shirts and the Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day website and Facebook.

It’s so easy to become a Partner or Sponsor. Just download our sponsorship packet. Check out our Partner and Sponsor page to see our supporters thus far……. For more information please call (718) 448-0010. All donations are tax deductible.

Our theme for this year’s event is: “Not going back, moving forward.”

Beth Coleman-Oliver


 2016 Chairperson


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