Black Gold Jubilee Events


Vendors Booths

 Come and shop at one of our many vendors!  

Art Show by the Glades Art Group

Includes a showing of beautiful artwork from our local talent. 

5K Run/Walk & 10K Run

Get up early, stretch and get ready for a beautiful run. Come out and enjoy the fun!     

Volleyball Tournament

Check out all of the action at the annual Volleyball tournament.  Better yet, get a team together and participate!  

Car Show

Vintage car buffs will surely enjoy seeing all of the local antique cars and trucks. 


The Main Street Parade includes floats, antique cars, marching bands and much more! Businesses, individuals, groups and school bands are encouraged to participate to help make this a great event.


Kid's Fishing Tournament

What better way to spend a Saturday morning than with your kids, a comfy lawn chair and a fishing pole! Children ages 1-15  participate in this fishing contest with prizes awarded in each age division.

Glades Style Food Booths

Ever eaten gator tail?  Come and enjoy food choices ranging from the traditional, to Cajun, to Jamaican, to Mexican and yes.... even gator! 

Green Market

The green market is sponsored by the Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce. It sells fresh vegetables including corn, lettuce, romaine, celery, tomatoes, rice, pickles, homemade breads, jellies & canned goods.

Local Entertainment Stage

Always drawing a great crowd, come and check out local talent from school bands and dance groups to gospel singers on the local entertainment stage from noon to 4:00 p.m.    

Corn & Sweets Cook-Off

Great cooks from the area compete for prizes. Oh yeah.... we throw a little challenge into the mix - The recipes have to include either a sugar product or a corn product!

Harvest Queen Pageant

Sponsored by the Belle Glade Lions Club and Palm Beach State College, the Harvest Queen and Junior Harvest Queen pageants are open to young ladies from 13 to 21 who either live or attend school in the tri-cities of Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay.  


Games & Rides

Bring the kids out for FREE rides, bounce houses and games.  

Corn Hole Tournament

Sponsored by the Bank of Belle Glade, the tournament offers a first place cash prize and trophies. 

Golf Tournament

Teeing off at 7:45 p.m., the Night Golf Tournament is a Four Person Team - Nine Hole Scramble. 

Photography & Selfie Contest

This photo contest and selfie picture exhibit features life, scenery and wildlife around lake Okeechobee. 

Little Miss & "Tween" Black Gold Pageant

This event features our younger pageant hopefuls, who range in age from 3 to 12 years.  

Gospel Sing

The Gospel Sing provides an opportunity for the people of the Glades to come together to offer thanks to the Lord for the many blessings He has given us as individuals and as a community, and to celebrate our spiritual heritage. Many of the area's churches are represented with soloists, choirs, ensembles, and praise dancers of all ages who perform a wide variety of Christian favorites.