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Freedom Festival – Celebrating Juneteenth

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

NWA is gearing up for Juneteenth celebrations! Now a federal holiday, Juneteenth commemorates the full emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Local organizations are planning a special way to observe Juneteenth this year with the Freedom Festival in downtown Springdale.

Featuring live music and entertainment, food, and a wellness fair, the Freedom Festival will be held at Shiloh Square in downtown Springdale on Sunday, June 19 from 1pm to 9pm.

This family-friendly event is free to the public. Attractions include:

  • Live Entertainment featuring Montell “This Is How We Do It” Jordan; Morris Day and The Time; Lamar Campbell; “The Mississippi Blues Child” Mr. Sipp; Jukeboxx Party Band and more!
  • Food Trucks
  • Education & Awareness
    • Health Screenings
    • Mental Health Awareness
  • Black Owned Business Fair
  • Games & Family Activities
  • Drum-making Workshop
  • Giveaways

The Freedom Festival is brought to you by Music Moves, Community Cohesion Project (CCP), Interform, University of Arkansas Juneteenth Committee, and foundation sponsors Walton Family Foundation and Tyson Family Foundation.

 

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/392055286143061/

Organizer

Music Moves

Venue

Shiloh Square
106 W Emma
Springdale, AR 72764 United States
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