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Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth - Freedom day - celebration

Join us in celebrating Juneteenth - Freedom Day! There will be events and activities, food trucks and vendors, history displays and resource tables.

When:

Fri. Jun 17, 2022, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm CT

Where:

Minneapolis VA Medical Center

outdoor main pavilion

Cost:

Free

Join us in celebrating Juneteenth - Freedom Day! There will be events and activities, food trucks and vendors, history displays and resource tables.

When
June 17, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where
Minneapolis VA Medical Center, outdoor main pavilion

Speakers, performers and events

  • 11:00-11:15 Opening Ceremony – Patrick Kelly, Director, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
  • 11:15-11:30 Juneteenth History Speaker – Mr. Jordan, Midwest and State Director of Juneteenth
  • 12:00-12:30 Titambe West African Dance Ensemble
  • 12:30-1:00 Dance with A Purpose Academy
  • 1:00-1:20 Michael Kleber-Diggs – Poetry
  • 1:30-2:00 Carolyne Naomi – Nigerian vocalist, songwriter and guitarist
  • 1:30-2:00 BIPOC Special Emphasis group – Bingo, Trivia and Word Search

Food trucks

  • Wilky Williams – Home of the Turkey Pork Chop
  • Thai Food – Asian Food
  • Wakey Wakey – All day breakfast
  • Fast Eddies – BBQ

And more!

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