Soul of Southside Arts & Humanities Festival
An intergenerational festival that celebrates the rich and diverse history that exists in Tallahassee’s Southside.
This hybrid event will offer in-person and virtual participation experiences that blend education and entertainment and explores the historic influence of Southside and its residents on Tallahassee’s economic and human development.
The Festival features Emancipation Day Observance, neighborhood history tours, a Youth Entrepreneurship EXPO + Pitch Competition, food truck + festival vendor expo opportunities and a 3-day street festival of diverse entertainment that culminates with a musical headliner act and light show that honors Southside neighborhood trailblazers and community icons.
Thursday, May, 20
3:00 pm – Southside Tallahassee History Narratives @ Hyatt House Tallahassee Capitol – University
6:00 pm – Soul of Southside Kickoff Ceremony @ Anita Favors Thompson Plaza Lake Anita
Friday, May 21
11:00 am – Youth Entrepreneurship EXPO & Pitch Competition @ Anita Favors Thompson Plaza Lake Anita
5:00 pm – Sundown Music Showcase @ Anita Favors Thompson Plaza Lake Anita
Saturday, May 22
7:30 am – Sunrise Community Brunch @ Anita Favors Thompson Plaza Lake Anita
10:15 am – Neighborhood Bus Tours @ Happy Motoring
6:00 pm – Community ICONS and Grand Finale Concert @ Anita Favors Thompson Plaza Lake Anita