Juneteenth Festival

Saturday, June 15th 11am – 6pm Kelly Ingram Park

 

Join us as we celebrate freedom of enslaved African-Americans in the U.S. who were not freed by the end of the Civil War in April of 1865. We’ll begin with with a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, an elder blessing and libation ceremony followed by the sounds of Birmingham natives NeoSoul artist Love Moor and rapper & singer Richard Daniel, along with DJ SERIOUS on crowd control. This event is FREE and open to the public!

The celebration will also include:

· Magic City Surge basketball game, 3-point contest and performance by the Magic City Surge dance team

· Face painting and moonwalks for children

· Line dance contest

· Greek stroll off for sororities and fraternities

· Pop up exhibition and player meet-and-greet with the Negro Southern League Museum

· Food trucks and vendors.

 

For vendor information, please contact Cortney Hawkins at chawkins@bcri.org.

 

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