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June 17 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Festival

Join Africans Rising Together 2063 for the third annual Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Festival: Missouri Gateway to Freedom and Justice. Registration to participate in the event is $18.65 (1865 was the year when slaves were free in the rebellious states only) and covers participation in the walk, snacks, a delicious cultural meal, and a fun day with lots of activities. Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Festival is an all-day, family-friendly event that will provide entertainment throughout the day, including:


  • Commemorative Walk (1-mile and 5-mile options) – Registration begins at 7:00 a.m.; program starts at 7:30 a.m., and a Walk for Freedom and Justice at 8:00 a.m.
  • Keynote Address from The Honorable Judge David Mason
  • Children’s Village, featuring face painting, a bouncy house, games and activities
  • Walk Through History – an open-air museum highlighting outstanding African American Missourians and Caribbean Americans through history
  • Live music & entertainment throughout the day, including Contemporary performers, Gospel Choirs and Singers, African Drummers, African Dancers, Steppers, and Drama Presentations
  • Noonday prayer
  • Health Information and Screenings provided by Oak St. Health
  • Delicious Cultural Food & a variety of Vendors
  • Live DJ playing music throughout the day
  • Speeches by Community Leaders


June 17
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Cricket Field in Forest Park
Intersection of Grand Drive & Cricket Drive
St. Louis, MO 63112 United States
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