Juneteenth Celebration in Deerfield Beach

The African American Heritage Board along with the City of Deerfield Beach is hosting their Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 19th. Come join the fun this June to celebrate this historical holiday with a kick off reception, Black History Mobile Museum, junkanoo, rib competition, live art/entertainment and much more! No pre-registration is required for our Saturday festival.



12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Parade

2:00 PM – 2:20 PM Junkanoo

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Careless Vibes

5:00 PM – 5:45 PM Mic.keys Production & VibeNation

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM TBD


  • No advanced pre-registration needed for this event.
  • Coolers and alcohol are prohibited.
  • All participants at the event must make every effort to adhere to social distancing guidelines.



Fostering Unity, Love, Hope, and Peace.


If you and/or your organization would like to be a part of our first ever Juneteenth event please complete an application. You can find the application –> Application.

Parade Route & Map

The parade will line up at Pioneer Park (217 NE 5th Ave); we ask that you check in at 10:30 AM. The parade will begin at 12:00 PM and will go East on Eller Street to US-1 and make a right, south for 0.4 miles and turn right onto E Hillsboro Blvd for 1.1 miles then turn left onto SW 3rd Ave/SW Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave for 0.2 miles, head west on SW 2nd street, ending at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 2nd Street).



In this competition, ten (10) cooks will compete for the chance to win $1,000, a trophy, and bragging rights with their unique blend of sauce/spices and delicious ribs.

If you are interested in being one of our ten chefs at our Juneteenth event, please fill out the application, –> Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration presented by JM Family Enterprises, Inc..


If you are interested in participating in the car show, please reach out to [email protected] for an application.


For information on sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to 954.480.4429.

Please Note: Customized sponsorship packages can be created to meet your needs, budget & goals.

Your partnership will positively impact our community by helping us Foster Unity, Love, Hope & Peace within the City of Deerfield Beach.

Vendor Applications

If you are interested in being a BUSINESS EXHIBITOR at our Juneteenth event please fill out the exhibitor application.

If you are interested in being a FOOD VENDOR at our Juneteenth event please fill out the food vendor application,

Applications will need to be submitted by 3:00 PM on Friday, June 11th to [email protected]

More Information

For more details, visit: www.deerfield-beach.com/1940/Juneteenth

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Date(s) - 06/19/2021
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex 445 SW 2nd St., Deerfield Beach, FL