2018 Annual Independence Gala


The Jamaica Foundation of Houston Annual Independence Gala was a success, thanks to your support. We celebrated Jamaica’s 56th Year of Independence with a dinner, dance, and silent auction. This event will took place July 28, 2018, from 6:30 pm until 2:00 am at the elegant venue Elegance Ballroom, 1000 West Oaks Mall, Suite 504, Houston, Texas 77082 (Entrance by Tutti Frutti). Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Proceeds benefited scholarship and other community service initiatives

GALA 2018 Tickets


Owen Blakka Ellis

Jamaican Comedian, Owen Blakka Ellis performed at the Stafford Civic Center on Saturday, December 8, 2018! We were honored to have a widely regarded comedic entertainer out of Kingston, Jamaica–Owen ‘Blakka’ Ellis—as our 2018 Gala keynote speaker. He drew great attention at Jamaica Foundation of Houston’s Annual Independence Gala celebrating Jamaica’s 56th Year of Independence.