Once again, one of the most famous deejays in recent history, Tom Joyner, is bringing his family reunion to Orlando over the Labor Day weekend.  The Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion 2019 will take place from August 29ththrough September 2ndat the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee.  Billed as the ‘largest party for African American families’, the event includes family activities, a water park and more! A kickoff party Thursday evening will be followed by live music concerts on Friday and Saturday nights plus an entire day of inspiration on Sunday with a Gospel Explosion.  There are camps just for the kids and a themed party for teens.  While the little ones hang at Kids’ Nite Out, a supervised play date, mom and dad can take the night off. Couples and singles can treat themselves at the full-service Relache Spa or at any one of the six on-site eateries while enjoying a 20% discount off regular prices. Additionally, there’ll have late night comedy shows, seminars in the Expo, family game night, autograph sessions with your favorite celebrities, vendors for shopping, fitness activities and concert after-parties to enjoy.  Visit the website at www.blackamericaweb.comfor more details and booking information.  With R&B superstar Charlie Wilson headlining and free access to the daytime Expo, you’ll find the best entertainment value for your entire family at Tom Joyner’s Family Reunion.

Before heading out to celebrate Veteran’s Day on Monday, November 11th, make plans to check out the Orlando Beer Festival on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Festival Park. You can look forward to joining more than 3,000 beer lovers in sampling craft and premium beers from local, national and international breweries.  To keep the party going all afternoon they’ll have wine tastings, interactive games, a variety eats and live music. Go to http://eventbrite.comto place your reservation early.

While you’re enjoying the mid-summer days and nights, keep the vacation mindset going and save the dates in your calendar for these not-to-be-missed, hot, holiday events in the city.

About the Author

Sharon Fletcher Jones is a true Libra, an action-ist, and a budget fashionista.  The Portsmouth, Virginia native is also an employment specialist with Goodwill Industries, a life coach and an associate editor at ONYX Magazine. Stacey’s mom (literally) has got it going on.  Fletcher Jones’ personal mantra is “It’s the dash that counts.”


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