Next Event: AUGUST 19TH-21ST, 2016

The Midwest Black Family Reunion

The Midwest Black Family Reunion Celebration is one of Cincinnati's largest family-focused events. This 3-day fun-filled weekend event brings consumers, corporations, and communities together to focus on the historic strengths and values of the Black Family. Bring your families and friends and make this a reunion to remember!


The Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion Celebration was inaugurated in August 1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is held annually the 3rd weekend of August in various locations that includes a day-long celebration at Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove. Through the generous support of sponsors, the event is open to the public at no charge and has grown to attracting over 20,000 people of all ages each year.  The deadline date for sponsorship, and vendor applications is July 29th. Please call if  the deadline date has officially passed. 

BFR Main Office

BFR Coordinators

Talent Coordinator – Chaka Buraimoh;

Drink Vending Coordinator – Dwight Farley;

Food Vending Coordinator – Lucinda Greene;

Food Vending Coordinator – Mark Farley;

Sign/Banner Coordinator – Larry Farley;; Presented by Journey Steel, Inc.

Non-profit Coordinator – Danica Johnson;

Site Coordinator – Craig Knight;

Assistant young adults pavilion Coordinator – Phylita Boykins;

Young adults Coordinator – David Bright;

Parade Coordinator – Donise Coleman;

Sponsor Coordinator – Stevie Swain;

Sponsor Coordinator – Craig Farley;

Volunteer Coordinator – Tamika Turner-Douglas;

Black Family Reunion Director – Tracey Artis;


R&B Concert Featuring Cameo

Saturday 6:00 – 8:00 pm

BFRC Outdoor Sunday Morning Service

Sunday 10:00 am
Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Perfecting Faith Ministries
Freeport, NY. Baptisms for ALL who want to be baptized!

Host Hotel

21 East Fifth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Family of the Year

Mr. and Mrs. Paul and Cynthia Booth

2016 Sponsorship Opportunities

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