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EVENT SCHEDULE

Run of Show for Juneteenth Freedom Parade & Freedom Festival at Tappen Park: 

  • 11am - Kick-off the day at the JUNETEENTH FREEDOM PARADE: Lineup starts at 11:00AM on School Road & Bay Street (outside of Von Briesen Park & Ft Wadsworth), Staten Island, NY 10305

  • 11:30am - Libation by Gregory Taylor 

  • 11:45am - Welcome by Lamona Worrell M.P.A.

    Assistant Commissioner & Senior Community Advisor

    NYC Office of the Mayor

    Community Affairs Unit

  • 11:55am - Parade Blessing by Rev. Alfredo Archibald, Fellowship Baptist Church 

  • 1:00pm - PARADE ENDS at Tappen Park, Bay Street (Water & Canal Streets)

  • 11am to 1pm(Tappen Park) - Chess Is Life Workshop & Tournament by Killsboro Chess Club, 12pm to 1pm Financial Youth Literacy Workshop by Northfield Bank and 11am to 12pm Smoothie & Food Prep Workshop by Make It Fit Coaching 

  • NYC Parks Playmobile (All Day)

  • 1:10pm - 2:00pm - Opening w/Voices of the Flame (The Best Is Yet To Come)(Parade attendees enter the park)

  • 1:20pm Black National Anthem w/Deon Mitchell 

  • Flagraising Ceremony by 369th Veterans

  • 2:00pm - 2:05pm - Opening Remarks

  • 2:05pm - 2:15pm - Candle Lighting(Poem) Ceremony - Kiko Charles & Drumming - Femi NYC and Gregory Taylor 

  • 2:15pm - 2:25pm - African Dance by Charelle Patrick Dance LLC 

  • 2:30pm - 2:50pm - Juneteenth Re-enactment by The Freedom Players 

  • 3:00pm - 3:10pm - Dyamond Russ- Violinist 

  • 3:10pm - 3:25pm - I.S. 51 Edwin Markham Band

  • 3:25pm - 3:30pm - Poet by Kairee Stennett 

  • 3:30pm - 3:35pm -  I.S. 51 Edwin Markham Hip Hop Dancers

  • 3:35pm-3:55pm - Tribute Fashion Show: Black Milliners from the Past by Wanda Chambers and Indigenous Designs by Ites International 

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Bruce Cummings and the Messengers 

  • 5:00pm - 5:40pm  - DJ. General Tactics

  • 5:40pm - Thank You's and Vendor breakdown 

  • 6:00pm - Event End

Free, Click here to Register

 

Workshops:

Smoothie and Salad Food Prep Workshop by Make It Fit Coaching 

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Financial Literacy Youth Workshop with Northfield Bank from 12:00pm to 1:00pm!

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Chess Is Life Workshop & Tournament with Kasson Colon-Mangin & Killsboro

Chess Club from 11:00am to 1:00pm

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