Manchester Juneteenth Freedom Day Commemoration

Manchester Juneteenth Freedom Day Commemoration

Saturday, Jun 19, 2021 at 12:00pm to Wednesday, Jul 21, 2021 at 2:06pm

Various Venues
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During late 2020, the Town of Manchester announced that Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery, would officially be celebrated as a town holiday. Come celebrate with your friends, family and neighbors and spend your weekend at our slate of celebratory events!

Schedule:


- Juneteenth Freedom Day Event
- 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Opening ceremonies and mural dedication

Find a site map for Saturdays event here!

Event Live Stream

Stage Schedule of Events:

12pm-1pm

Opening ceremony
Proclamation from Mayor Moran
“Glory” performed by Chavon Campbell and Robert Hill
Mural dedication from Rise Up
Poet Laureate Ryan Parker
Dr. Diane Clare-Kearney
A.A.B.A.C
Dr. Alhaji Conteh

1:45pm

Buffalo Soldier Historian Robert Harris

2:00pm-3:00pm

Dance Hour ft Hartford Proud Marching Band

3:00pm-4:00pm

Live Band Performance ft Tony Harrington and Touch

4:00pm

Black Excellence Awards ft Ryan Parker

4:30pm

Open Mic ft James Blake

5:30pm

Closing remarks ft Ashley Okwuazi

Food Vendors:
Thomas’ Smokey Pit Stop
Kraving Ice Cream
Pops’ Cuisine
Soulbaila
The Wright Slice of Cheesecake
Kona Ice

Black-Owned Vendor Market:


12:00-6:00 p.m.

Food Trucks
Vendor Market
Family Friendly Activities
Music, guest speakers, live performances
Manchester Police Department 3v3 Basketball tournament

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