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Sat, Jun 17

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Sanctuary Covenant Church

Juneteenth Family Festival

Celebrating community, history, culture and roots

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Juneteenth Family Festival
Juneteenth Family Festival

Time & Location

Jun 17, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Sanctuary Covenant Church, 710 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55411, USA

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About the event

Juneteenth commemorates the date in 1865 when news of the emancipation of African American slaves reached Galveston, Texas. The official name of federal holiday is Juneteenth National Independence Day, also called Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Black Independence Day, and Juneteenth Independence Day.  This year is the FIRST YEAR that Juneteenth is a State Holiday in the State of Minnesota If you are a Sanctuary black business owner and would like to reserve a table, contact andrea@sanctuarycov.org.thanks to State Senator Bobby Joe Champion, MN House of Representative's Rep, Representative Ruth Richardson. 

 We will have a host of activities including a Stage with a Live DJ and Live Entertainment, Food Court, Kid’s Zone, Community Health Fair, Black Business Marketplace Area, Local Artists & Entertainment, African Face and Body Painting, Games, Giveaway's & More! This event is FREE & open to ALL as we celebrate our freedom, our community and our heritage. 

If you are a Sanctuary black business owner and would like to reserve a table, contact andrea@sanctuarycov.org.

Click here if you would like to volunteer at this event.

Other questions?  Email NorthsideJuneteenth@gmail.com

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