Activities for all ages, throughout the day!
JOIN US FOR JUNETEENTH
Show your support!
Join us for the March from Bethlehem Baptist Church on College Street to Memorial Park in down town, for the official Welcome and Opening Ceremony of the second annual
Enjoy live, local entertainment throughout the event on the stage by Memorial Park. GPS: 1201 McKibben Street
10am: Welcome & "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
10:45-11:15 am: Afrocentric Fashion Show and Pageant
11:15-11:45am: Afrocentric Fashion Show & Pageant
12-1pm: TALENT SHOW (10 acts) (5 minutes each)
1-2pm: Gospel Show
2-4pm: Street Dance & Live music provided
The Carolina Players
Don't miss the many FREE kid's activities throughout the event! FREE access to bounce houses and inflatable rides, balloon twisting, chalk art will all be available in the kids zone located in the parking lot at 1226 College St. Crafts with the Newberry Arts Center located at 1200 Main St will be available and so much more!
ART & CRAFT BUSINESSES
Stop by the Newberry County Courthouse Parking Lot, adjacent to the Kid's Corner and Main Street, to view classic and muscle cars brought by local owners! Interested in participating? Spaces are first come first served and limited to 30. GPS: 1226 College Street.
Learn the history leading to and following the Juneteenth day in 1865 and view artifacts showcasing the Black experience of locals at the Juneteenth display in the Newberry Opera House. Take your education a step further by visiting the Newberry Museum to learn about notable Black Newberrians and local Black history. Newberry Opera House: 1201 McKibben Street, Newberry Museum: 1300 Friend Street.
Throughout Event Area
View the dozens of local, businesses featured along Main Street. Everything from craft and art goods to bakers to jewelry to African print clothiers! Visit food vendors surrounding Community Hall, representing local, restaurants, food trucks, caterers, and bartenders. From soul food to BBQ to Caribbean influence and more!