Come out to remember and commemorate Juneteenth, a milestone event in our nation’s history.
ON THE INSIDE – BIOTECH PLACE!
– 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Educational Displays, Arts and Crafts, Health, Historical Exhibits, Community Displays, Merchandise Vendors
– 12:30 pm – Youth Forum
– 2:00 pm – Open Seminar – The African Diaspora
ON THE OUTSIDE – BAILEY PARK!
– 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Food Lion Healthy Food Tastings, Performances, Dance Workshops, Merchandise Vendors, Food Vendors, Youth Activities, More!
The Juneteenth Festival has five integral components:
– Music and Dance — Performances by groups that reflects African American culture – African Dance, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues and Gospel.
– Arts and Education — Presentations by exhibitors and artists through an Art Exhibit, Quilting, Meet the Author, Heritage Demonstrations, Relics and Artifacts.
– Youth Area — Youth participate in cultural Games, Arts and Crafts, Music and Dance, and Face Painting
– Health and Community – Health Screenings, Community Services, Voter Registration
– Marketplace — Vendors from across the state provide ethnic products, attire and foods associated with the African American cuisine