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 work, dance and song begins at 5:30 p.m. where Mayor
Milissa 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.
To help defray expenses, freewill donations will be gratefully accepted at the observance and
individual or corporate sponsorship donations online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aacsjuneteenth-
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.
Joe Matthews, President | Edmund Pinto, Chairman | Brenda Andrews, Cultural Committee Chair
About the African American Cultural Society of Palm Coast