Black Gold Jubilee 2024 is almost here!

Posted 4/8/24

This year marks the 46th year of the jubilee and it promises to be eventful!

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Black Gold Jubilee 2024 is almost here!


BELLE GLADE — This year marks the 46th year of the jubilee and it promises to be eventful! From its beginning in 1978, the Black Gold Jubilee has grown to be the best attended festival in the area, it draws several thousand residents and visitors from across South Florida!

Scheduled each April, the Jubilee’s celebration focus is on its namesake “Black Gold,” a name given to the rich soil for its ability to produce bountiful harvests year after year.

This year the Jubilee is scheduled on April 13 and will be preceded by multiple events including the Children’s Fishing Contest, Night Time Golfing Tournament and Night Time Golf!

This year the Jubilee will have a special act adventure family circus! They will be a hit with the kids and adults. Check out a video about them here.

Children’s Fishing Tournament
Scheduled on Saturday, April 6, this event is a great way to spend time with the kids! Children ages 1-15 participate in this fishing contest with prizes awarded in each age division. Click on the link below for more information and the application.
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Buggy/ Side by Side Show!
New this year will be the Buggy/Side by Side show on Friday night! Bring them and show out! Click here for entry form

Volleyball Tournament
Be part of the fun! Get a team together and have a great time completing with others.
Click on the link below for information and entry form.
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5K & 10K Run
Get up early, stretch and get ready for a beautiful scenic run. Click the link below for information and entry.
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Photo Contest
Like to take pictures? Captured some great ones on your phone? This is the contest for you! Featuring life, scenery and wildlife categories from around the lake. Click on the link below for more information and entry form.
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Interested in being a Vendor?
We have a variety of vendor opportunities. Showcase your business or sell your crafts & merchandise we have space for you! Food trucks, we have great opportunities for you also! Click on the link below for more information and application form.
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Nothing beats a great parade! Show your Black Gold Jubilee spirit and enter a float, car, or band! Click the link below for information and entry form.
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Black Gold Night Golf Tournament!
Guaranteed to be a “hole” lot of fun! Gather a four person team for a Nine Hole Scramble - $50 per person. Dinner at 6:30pm and Tee Time is at 7:30pm. Register Now! Call 561-914-6435

We have expanded the Friday night concert! This year we have added vendors, food, and a Buggy/Side by Side show! On the morning of the Jubilee, festivities start with a 5K/10K Run, at 10am the Main Street Parade will take place, also at 10am gates will open for a day of fun, food, and entertainment. The day is completed with the grand finale - a spectacular fireworks display over the lake!

Schedule of Events
Friday, April 12: Friday Night Concert - Torry Island
Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
Buggy/Side by Side Show at 6 p.m.
Gary and the Landsharks Band at 7 p.m.
The original, premier Jimmy Buffett tribute band! After playing with the Landsharks Band in Key West, Jimmy Buttett hired them to be the house band at Margaritaville! Come enjoy this high energy, non-stop show!

Gary and the Landsharks
Gary and the Landsharks
Night Golf
Belle Glade Municipal Golf Glub, tee time at 7:30 p.m./Dark

April 13 Jubilee Day
5K Walk/Run 10K Run
Registration at 7 a.m., Race at 8 a.m.

Main Street Parade at 10 a.m.

Jubilee Starts
Torry Island
Gates open at 10 a.m.


Molly Hatchett
Molly Hatchett
Molly Hatchet at 5:30 p.m.
Be ready to be energized with the legendary band Molly Hatchet! The opening act will be sure to “get you started!”

Mark Chesnutt
Mark Chesnutt
Mark Chesnutt at 7:30 p.m.
American Country Award winner Mark Chesnutt will be the headline artist on the amphitheater on state.

Fireworks at 9 p.m.

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