Sacramento Juneteenth Festival 2023

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Fri, June 16 2023
William Land Park
1700 Sutterville Road
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(Juneteenth Talent Show Auditions 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. (pre register on website).
Saturday, May 13, 2023 -Oak Park Community Center – 3425 MLK Blvd.)

Sacramento Juneteenth Festival 2023

Friday Night 16th
“Gospel Under the Stars” Concert
Performances by Sacramento’s best Gospel artists
7-9:00 pm

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th
Festival in the Park
11:00 am -6:00 pm

* The Juneteenth Mile & Parade – A 1-mile run/walk event in partnership with Black Men Run (10:00 am)
* Main Stage Entertainment – 10 local bands – R& B, Neo Soul, Jazz, Blues & more
* The Juneteenth youth essay reading presentation- previously selected winners will read essays and receive awards on main stage.
*Juneteenth Community Soldier Awards – Presented to unheralded members of the community who are making a difference
*Juneteenth Golf Tournament (Saturday 17th @ 7:00 a.m.)
*Vendors – Saturday & Sunday

Juneteenth Health/Wellness Pavilion
* On- site health screenings
* Healthy Soul Food cooking demonstrations
* Physical activities – line dancing, Zumba
* Distribution of health-related resources

Juneteenth Arts & Education Theater:
A live painting exhibition by several local artist in partnership with the Crocker Art Museum. Other components include:
*Black history presentations on the hour – Presented by local historians
*Local African-American comic book illustrators interactive sessions
*Presentations acknowledging the accomplishments of African-Americans pre and post Emancipation

* Art, health products, resource information, and wares by local businesses
* Social services organizations, County, State, health organizations etc.
* Food – An array of good eats prepared by local proprietors

Children’s Area:
* Mask making
* Interactive games
* Face painting
* Art activities

Sunday Festival concludes at 6:00 p.m.

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