Annual Black History Month Parade & Town Fair Set for Feb. 24 in Downtown Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS — The City’s Black History Committee welcomes the entire community to attend the annual Black History Month Parade and Town Fair on Saturday in downtown to celebrate Black History Month.

The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. on Palm Canyon Drive and Baristo Road with a flyover from a historic Tuskegee Airmen Redtail P-51 airplane, courtesy of the Palm Springs Air Museum. This year’s grand marshal is local artist Tysen Knight.

Following the parade, the Town Fair will be held from noon to 6 p.m. in the Downtown Park adjacent to the Forever Marilyn sculpture. The fair includes live music, great food, and activities for residents of all ages.

“The City of Palm Springs recognizes the rich culture, history, and important accomplishments of our African American community and the work of the Palm Springs Black History Committee,” said Mayor Jeffrey Bernstein. “We invite the entire Coachella Valley to join us this Saturday in downtown as we celebrate Black History Month and the significant contributions our African American citizens.”

For more information, visit palmspringsblackhistory.org.

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