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Juneteenth Festival
of Morris County

Juneteenth inspired artwork of water colored fist and silhouettes of multi skin toned African American faces.

Saturday, June 15, 2024

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: Free

Morristown Green

10 N Park Pi
Morristown, NJ 07960
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Organizer:
Sankofa Heritage Collective

Event Description

The Juneteenth Festival of Morris County is a lively event created for all families to celebrate the resilience, solidarity, history and culture of the Black community. The day includes live performances by The Kofi and Sankofa Drum & Dance Ensemble, The Bradford Hays Quartet, Lynette Sheard Live, The Unity Steppers, local artists, a tribute to famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who made a historic visit to Morristown, NJ in 1865, and more. Enjoy vendors, community resource tables, DJ sets, food, the Atlantic Health Wellness & Career Pavilion and a main stage filled with live entertainment.

Atlantic Health System Wellness & Career Pavilion
Our title sponsor Atlantic Health System will be providing information about how to promote a healthy lifestyle. Visit the Atlantic Health Wellness and Careers Pavilion to find out more about this and their 1,800 job openings! Also make sure to bring your children to enjoy face painting, crafts and more.

Children's Pavilion
Bring your children to enjoy face painting, balloons, crafts, free book giveaways and more.

Juneteenth Conversations
Take part in stimulating discussions with speakers who will shed light on Juneteenth and the African American experience. 

The Sankofa Heritage Collective of Morris County was created to connect generations of people of African descent by expanding and documenting the contributions they have made to the community. The group connects the past, present, and future through workshops, forums, programs, and events that raise consciousness in regard to the historical and cultural heritage of African Americans.

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  • Joe Campbell Calendar Supervision & Coding

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