Juneteenth Freedom Festival

When:
June 19, 2022 @ 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Come celebrate history and culture, health and wellness with live performances, crafts, food and crafts market, and more–all at the Juneteenth Freedom Festival! Join the Jubilee Collective for a full weekend of activities, culminating in a celebration on Father’s Day at Snug Harbor.

On June 18 at 10:00 AM, you can experience the Juneteenth Freedom Parade, which runs along Richmond Terrace, starting from Snug Harbor Road and ending near Borough Hall.  This is a can’t-miss weekend!

WHEN:

Saturday, June 18 at the National Lighthouse Museum, 200 Lighthouse Point and Promenade | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Sunday, June 19 at the South Meadow at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ADMISSION: Free! Learn more and register at www.thejubileecollectivesi.com

JUNE 18: ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS AT NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM
200 Lighthouse Point and Promenade, Pier 1, Staten Island, New York 10301

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Juneteenth Freedom Parade
Line up will begin at 85 Snug Harbor Road (West Gate of Snug Harbor) Staten Island, NY 10301 at 8:30 AM, step off at 10:00 AM, and end at 10 Richmond Terrace near Borough Hall at 12:00 PM.

12:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Juneteenth Freedom Festival
Enjoy an array of musical performances, local bands, praise dance ministry, poets, DJ, vendors and more. The Juneteenth Freedom Players will present a historical reenactment about the history of Juneteenth and readings of General Order No.3 and the Emancipation Proclamation.

JUNE 19: ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS AT SNUG HARBOR
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

Father’s Day at the Tuscan Garden
Kids’ Arts and Crafts with the Staten Island Children’s Museum
Delta Sigma Theta Step Team
DJ Tyson
Drum Circle with Universal Temple of the Arts
Candle lighting ceremony and libation
African Dance Ceremony
Awards recognizing Black male led organizations
Live performances by gospel band Greginald Spencer & Friends, Fyutch, Valerie Adams & the Dimensions Band, Ammanubia Lawrence, WeJustWorkin, B.A.R. Productions, Liturgical Dance, TellyMovez

Event Partners:
Fam First Foundation Inc.
Friends Who Think Pink Breast Cancer Organization, Inc.
Jason R. Price
Kawanzaa Lady
Michelle Swiney Hair & Marketing Services
National Council of Negro Women Staten Island Section
Minority Women Business Association Staten Island
National Association for the Advancement of Color People, Staten Island Chapter
Phenomenal Women Association
Roc-A-Natural
Staten Island Black Heritage
The Harriet Tubman Purple Hats Society
Staten Island Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The Richmond County Black and Minority Chamber of Commerce
Universal Temple of the Arts

Major funding for the event was received through Con Edison’s Arts Al Fresco initiative.