Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show®, and Allstate Insurance Company are celebrating the importance of family fun for every generation at the 2017 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion®. The prominent event, now in its 15th year, will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL this Labor Day weekend August 31 – September 4. Tom Joyner radio affiliate Star 94.5/Orlando will invite the Central Florida audience to participate throughout the weekend.
Attracting more than 25,000 people annually, the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion® welcomes families from all over the country for a weekend filled with concerts, celebrity interactions, enlightening seminars, and endless themed activities. The event’s free Fam-Fest Expo is open to the public the entire weekend and guests can also enjoy passes to Universal Orlando® theme park.
This year’s event will feature concerts from R&B/Soul singer Maxwell on Saturday; popular bands Morris Day & The Time and Cameo featuring Larry Blackmon on Friday; and an entire day of inspiration with Sunday’s Gospel Explosion presenting Fred Hammond, Willie Moore Jr. and The Williams Brothers.
“Fam-Fest,” happening inside the free Expo, will feature celebrity appearances from TV’s most popular shows, including Kim Coles, TC Carson, and John Henton (Living Single), Ernest “Raj” Thomas andDanielle “Dee” Spencer (What’s Happening) and Darius McCrary and Kellie Williams (Family Matters). Also being featured at the expo is Kim Fields and Gregory Alan Williams from their new movie (A Question of Faith). The expo will also feature free concerts with musical favorites Chante Moore, Lenny Williams, NEXT, Jekalyn Carr, Sevyn Streeter and more.
The weekend officially kicks off with a party hosted by Tom Joyner and LIVE performances on Thursday. On Friday morning, The Tom Joyner Sky Show® will broadcast live with a performance from Tamar Braxtonthat is open to the public from 6:00am – 10:00am ET.
“Every year, we create a fun, entertainment-filled atmosphere that truly celebrates families and what we love,” said Joyner, whose radio show airs in markets all over the country. “I am so proud to continue this tradition and know it will be our best year yet.”
Since 2003, Joyner’s annual “Party with a Purpose®” for families has featured a stellar lineup of today’s hottest entertainers.
For more information about the 2017 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion® and to see a full schedule of events, visit BlackAmericaWeb.com.