Annual Juneteenth Festival in Palm Coast

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Name: Annual Juneteenth Festival in Palm Coast
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
The African American Cultural Society, Inc. (AACS) is pleased to announce their annual Juneteenth observance sponsored in part by the City of Palm Coast. The celebration will take place on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 4 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at 4422 US Hwy 1 North, Palm Coast FL 32164. Juneteenth is the only nation-wide holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. This year’s theme is, “Now: The Age of Information”. The program will begin at 4 p.m. as an outdoor festival including food, entertainment, bounce houses/games for children, and booths with service providers and vendors. A special program of spoken word, dance and song begins at 5:30 p.m. where Mayor Millissa Holland will present a proclamation from the City of Palm Coast. Closing out the program at 7:30 p.m. will be famed author Frank Ross, leading guests in a ceremonious recessional exit to the outdoor festival with the Grand March, the national unity dance of people within the African Diaspora. All are welcome to attend this free cultural event. There will be a tent area, seating those who have limited mobility or other health concerns. Parents and guardians are encouraged to bring children for an educational and entertaining experience.
Location:
African American Cultural Society 4422 US Hwy 1 North Palm Coast FL 32164
Date/Time Information:
June 16, 2018 4PM to 8PM
Contact Information:
Meshella E. Woods, Curator 386-447-7030
Fees/Admission:
FREE
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