The City of Coral Springs will host an in-person celebration at Sportsplex Tom Messenheimer Field (2575 Sportsplex Drive) in honor of Juneteenth, Freedom Day; a day that symbolizes the abolition of slavery in the United States of America. The celebration will include messages of hope from community leaders, musical and step performances and a historic perspective about the significance of Juneteenth.
- International blues singer-songwriter, Kat Riggins
- The Valerie Tyson Band
- Spoken word by May Reign with visual artist Jaquale Rhule
Pod seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Each pod includes a table with four chairs.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs.
Specialty foods will be available for purchase along with adult beverages.
Juneteenth marks the liberation of thousands of enslaved men, women and children of Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865 – two and a half years after President Lincoln had already signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
Date(s) - 06/19/2021
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coral Springs Sportsplex 2800 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs, FL, Broward