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A new Black History Matters mural was unveiled for Juneteenth, 2023, in the Deuces Live neighborhood.

Black History in St. Pete/Clearwater

Discover rich experiences and memorable places where you can celebrate Black history in St. Pete/Clearwater. 


From exploring Black history with a local guide, to mural-spotting and museum visits, and from delicious dining to community events, we've rounded up some ways to honor Black History Month in St. Pete/Clearwater, or to enrich your visit any time of year.

Consider taking one of several tours to learn more about local Black history, including a Black history bike tour; the "Hidden, Historic Campbell Park" Black history walking tour, or meander on a self-guided tour with markers depicting St. Pete's African American history.

This February, you won't want to miss several compelling exhibits at local museums:  Resilience & Revolution: An Immersion of Black Americana at the Woodson African American Museum of Florida; The Florida Highwaymen at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, and Impressionism & Black History at the Dali Museum.

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The African American Heritage Trail

Travel through time on a self-guided tour of the African American Heritage Trail, where stories of St. Pete’s early Black community, their challenges and their unwavering spirit are embedded throughout the path.

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Discover Deuces Live!

This historically Black community in south St. Pete offers visitors a chance to dive deep into the vibrant Black history and culture that helped form the Sunshine City. 

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Black History Bike Tour

Don't miss the chance to ride along with a historian who is passionate about preserving St. Pete's Black history. 

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Discover Exciting Black History Events

Explore St. Pete/Clearwater's rich Black history at these varied events, ranging from community days to food festivals and book discussions.