City of Coral Springs Juneteenth Celebration & More

When

06/17/2023    
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Where

Coral Springs City Hall
9500 W Sample Rd, Coral Springs, FL, 33065

Event Type

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The City of Coral Springs will host a celebration in honor of Juneteenth, Freedom Day; a day that symbolizes the abolition of slavery in the United States of America on Saturday, June 17th on the grounds of the City Hall.  The celebration will feature messages of hope from community leaders, dance performances by local groups, giveaways from local vendors, live entertainment from FM Band and DJ Lockedown of Epik Entertainment. Children will enjoy lawn games, arts & crafts, balloon twister, photo booth and more. Specialty food and drinks from food trucks will also be available for purchase.

Event Schedule

5:30 – 6:30 DJ Lockedown
6:30 – Commission Introduction, Vice Mayor provides overview/History of Juneteenth
6:45 – Step Performance
7:00 – Hip Hop Dance Group
7:15 – 8:00  FM Band
8:00 – 8:40 DJ Lockedown
8:40 – 9:30  FM Band

 

Food Trucks

  • Heavenly Churros
  • Alpine Ice
  • Pink Yum Yum
  • Playa Bowls
  • 21 Flavas
  • Granny B’z Chicken and Waffles
  • The Greek Gyro Truck
  • Heart and Soulfood Truck
  • Popo’s Seafood
  • Steves Wood Fired Pizza

Specialty drinks will be available for purchase

Activities

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Photo Booth
  • Game Area
  • Balloon Twister
  • Coral Springs 60th Anniversary Merchandise will be available for purchase
  • Amazon VIP Lounge – Tickets to the Amazon VIP Lounge  $50/ticket
    • include two drinks and access to a covered seating area with bistro lighting and mounted fans. VIP tickets also include discounts at the on-site food trucks, complimentary bottled water, phone charging station access, and back massages provided by Coral Springs Chiropractic. Purchase online.

Sponsors

Event sponsors are Broward Health, Al Hendrickson Toyota, Blue Stream Fiber, Baptist Health, Predesco Property Investments, ADU Salon and Floor & Décor.

More Information

Free Parking

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs.

Official event website: https://www.coralsprings.gov/Events-directory/Juneteenth-Celebration

About Juneteenth

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.

 

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