Juneteenth Celebrations 2020, Virtual & IRL

There are several options for you to take part in Juneteenth celebrations in the 901. Outdoor and physical gatherings have put into practice COVID-19 guidelines and prioritize safety. Weary about being in public? That's okay! Don't skip the party, join in virtually!

Juneteenth Shop Black Virtual Experience

Dedicated to Black businesses, get free tickets to enjoy this day of online shopping.

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Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 20 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

This celebration features The Official Black Lives Memphis chapter, Center for Transforming Communities, Daily Kos and the legendary Royal Studios!

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Juneteenth Celebration

This event is IRL, Sunday, June 21 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Old Cowan Road Park.

COVID-19 precautions:

  • temperature checks for each vehicle upon arrival
  • handwashing station
  • sanitation station with gloves, masks, and hand sanitizer.

A number of vendors for food, fashion, etc, games for kids, guest speakers, and activities to unify the community.

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Juneteenth Trash Pick Up

Friday, June 19, 2020 at 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Food will be provided to anyone picking up trash on Old Austin Peay and parts of Stage Rd. Child care facilities within walking distance are available too.

Donations accepted go towards community outreach programs from OHC, LLC.

Dress code is BLACK, RED, and GREEN

 

 

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Jaye Sent Me's JUNETEENTH Event

Friday, June 19, 2020 at 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.
in Raleigh.

Supporting black entrepreneurs, there’s food, games, vendors and prizes!

Admission only $5
The address is listed on the ticket.
Children under 12 free.

 

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Memphis Caravan Tour

Memphis-based, black-owned tour company, A Tour of Possibilities, launches Memphis Black History Tour on Juneteenth, the Memphis Caravan Tour.
It is designed to respect social distancing while driving and while getting out at a single tour stop. 
Reserve your spot for Friday, June 19. First-come, first-served.

Tours depart from the Bus Parking Lot @ the TN Welcome Center 119 N Riverside Dr., Memphis TN 38103

Departure times: 9:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.
Additional information:
You will be following our van on this tour and will need the following:
  • Your own vehicle
  • Your mask, and a mask on anyone you bring with you in your car (you can bring whoever you can fit in your car and are comfortable being in close-quarters with).
  • A smart device – phone or tablet able to receive text messages
  • Bluetooth capability or an auxiliary cable so you can hear the tour through your vehicle’s speakers
  • Read and agree to waiver statement (We’ll send to you upon agreeing to attend).

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#MyBlackReceipt Movement

The “My Black Receipt” begins on Juneteenth, June 19 through Independence Day, July 4.

Participating is simple, buy Black, upload your Black receipt, and your purchase is added to thousands of others buying Black on these dates!

Are you ready to show your Black Receipt? Check it out online!

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Juneteenth Celebration

Join in the fun, Friday, June 19th for Mahogany Memphis’ Juneteenth Celebration featuring BBQ Oxtails and several cocktails!! For reservations call 901-623-7977

Located in Chickasaw Oaks Plaza, 3092 Poplar Ave

Mahogany Memphis

Juneteenth Celebrate

Knowledge Quest’s Universal Parenting Place is hosting a virtual celebration, 1 p.m. Friday, June 19 on Facebook live! Don’t miss a grand performance by African musician Ekpe from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

 

 

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