Save the Date: Independence Gala 2024

Annual Gala celebrating Jamaica’s 62nd Year of Independence

You are cordially invited to our Annual Gala celebrating Jamaica’s 62nd year of independence! The gala will showcase Jamaica’s rich heritage through music, dance, and a silent auction. The annual gala will be held in the elegant Red Oak Ballroom at the Norris Conference Centers – Houston/CityCentre on the evening of Saturday, July 27, 2024. We hope to bring together people from all walks of life in a celebration of culture, heritage, and unity!

Review last year’s gala << click here

View more on advertising in our souvenir booklet << click here.

View directions to the venue << click here

Please park on the third level of the garage. View detailed MAP << click here

See hotels in the area << click here


  1. Sponsor a table (VIP)
  2. Buy ticket(s)
  3. Advertise in our gala souvenir booklet
  4. Donate to our silent auction
  5. Donate to our scholarship fund
  6. Ways to donate

Would you like to advertise in our souvenir booklet? This is a great chance for you to reach a diverse audience of Jamaican-Americans, community leaders, and supporters of our organization. Your advertisement will not only support our gala but also help to promote your business to a wider audience.

  • Review more about advertising in the gala souvenir booklet << click here.
  • View the ad contract (click here) for advertising in this year’s Jamaica Independence Gala Souvenir Booklet
  • View last year’s booklet Souvenir Booklet << click here


Would you like to support our auction? We are organizing a silent auction with items donated by local businesses and individuals. This can include items like artwork, gift cards, or unique experiences. The proceeds from the auction can go towards supporting programs and initiatives for the Jamaica Foundation of Houston.

Donate to our silent auction >> click here


YEAR IN REVIEW 2023 (click here)

To our dedicated volunteers, we thank you for your unwavering commitment and passion for our cause. Your continuous engagement with our events, programs, and initiatives have been a constant reminder that our work is valued and making a difference.

Join a committee!

Join a committee and take an active part in your community. Share your experience and motivation for the cause you care about (click here)

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” ~ Muhammad Ali

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