Latest Past Events

Juneteenth Community Celebration

Roberto Clemente Park 3265 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd, Fort Myers

Lee County Black History Society, in partnership with the Dunbar Festival and the S.T.A.R.S. Complex, are excited to announce our annual Juneteenth Celebration. This festive celebration will take place on Saturday, June 15, 2024, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Roberto Clemente Park, 1936 Henderson Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33916. The event will feature a range of activities, including live stage performances, bounce houses, food trucks, vendors, live museum tours, and captivating live entertainment. Local elementary, middle, and high school students will be awarded for their success in the past school year as well. The event is free to the [...]


Lee County Emancipation Day Event: Commemorating the 159th Anniversary of Emancipation

Quality Life Center of SWFL 3210 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Fort Myers, FL

On Saturday, May 18th, the Lee County Black History Society will present "Commemorating the 159th Anniversary of Emancipation." This celebration will be held at: Quality Life Center of SWFL 3210 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33916 11:00 am to 1:00 pm The event will feature live musical performances, monologues, and dance. Light refreshments will be served. The program is free to the public, but reservations are required. Please register through Eventbrite:


Youth Innovation Night

Williams Academy Black History Museum 1936 Henderson Ave, Fort Myers

Get ready for an electrifying event that will awaken the superhero within you! You're invited to "Youth Innovation Night: Unleash Your Super Powers," hosted by the Lee County Black History Society in partnership with the Edison Awards and The Lewis Latimer Fellows Program. Join us and meet Shameik Moore, Latimer Fellow, Actor, and the voice of Miles Morales aka Spider-Man, along with other modern-day superheroes. Youth attendees are invited to come dressed in their superhero attire, explore interactive exhibits and network with professionals, including the esteemed Lewis Latimer Fellows. If you have an invention or business idea, we encourage you to [...]