Juneteenth Celebration

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The City of Coral Springs will host an in-person celebration at Sportsplex Tom Messenheimer Field (2575 Sportsplex Drive) in honor of Juneteenth, Freedom Day; a day that symbolizes the abolition of slavery in the United States of America. The celebration will include messages of hope from community leaders, musical and step performances and a historic perspective about the significance of Juneteenth.

Performances

  • International blues singer-songwriter, Kat Riggins
  • The Valerie Tyson Band
  • Spoken word by May Reign with visual artist Jaquale Rhule

Food Trucks

  • 681 Seafood & Southern Bites                   
  • Batlass Island Cuisine                                     
  • Chewy Suz                                                          
  • City Wings 305                                                 
  • Granny BZ Chicken & Waffle                      
  • Heart & Soul Foods
  • Karmic Ice Cream                                            
  • Nuts About Sugar                                            
  • Reggae Beets                                                     
  • Right Off The Bone                                         

More Event Details

  • Pod seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Each pod includes a table with four chairs.
  • Parking is free
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs.
  • Specialty foods will be available for purchase along with adult beverages.

About Juneteenth
Juneteenth marks the liberation of thousands of enslaved men, women and children of Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865 – two and a half years after President Lincoln had already signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

When

  • Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Location

Sportsplex Tom Messenheimer Field, 2575 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs   View Map

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