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The Juneteenth Celebration

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Presented by Spectacle Productions at Max Brandon Park (also known as Forest Park), Flint MI

Jun 14 - 19 2019
The Juneteenth Celebration

Afrikan America Independence Day-City Wide Celebration

Whereas, America’s Independence Day Movement, initiated by the Declaration of Independence and the “4th of July”, 1776, did not include the enslaved descendants of African-Americans nor were they recognized as full human beings. Freedom from slavery was initiated by the enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, and formally announced by Union General Gordon Granger in Galveston, Texas on the “19th of June”, 1865, through the reading of General Order No. 3, to the last

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ADMISSION INFO

Prices and fees vary please call 313-258-8967.  for Downtown and Max Brandon Activities and www.princeofpeace.com for Northern and Ballinger Park events.

Contact: 313-258-8967

Email: heritagefestival@princeofpeace.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Please call 313-258-8967 for more information on performing, vending and parade entries.

also see www.princeofpeace.com

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • One of the first Juneteenth PSA's

LOCATION

Max Brandon Park (also known as Forest Park)

3606 Dupont St,, Flint, MI 48505

Full map and directions

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