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Juneteenth Freedom Parade:
Start Location: School Road & Bay Street(outside of Von Brieson Park & Ft Wadsworth), Staten Island, NY 10305
End Location: Tappen Park, Bay Street (Water & Canal Streets)

PARADE LINE UP TIME:           11:00 AM
PARADE START TIME:              12:00 PM
PARADE END TIME:                   1:00 PM

Parade participants with vehicles and/or motorcycles are encouraged to arrive between 10:30AM and 10:45AM. Vehicles and motorcycles should enter the parking lot at Von Brieson Park with motorcycle on the left side and other vehicles on the right side. If the parking lot is full, please line up on the right side of the street and await further directions.

Parade lineup for all participants starts at 11:00 AM
Check-in at the Registration area near the Juneteenth banner at the entrance to Von Briesen Park to reconfirm the processional order of the Parade

At this year's 3rd Annual SI Juneteenth Freedom Parade, there will be four parade themes:

Harriet Tubman Parade Float (American abolitionist and social activist) portrayed by Assata Alston, including the free enslaved and African Drums with Gregory Taylor and Femi NYC - parade participants are encouraged to wear 19th Century period attire to represent the reclamation of our royal status.

Madam C.J. Walker Parade Float (American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist.), a float focused on Entrepreneurship - parade participants are encouraged to wear African-American inspired, creative business attire, and/or black owned clothing brands to show that we are ready to invest in and leverage our collective buying power to elevate our financial and economic status in the world

Civil Rights Freedom Fighters Walk - with the ATU 726 Black Caucus - parade participants are encouraged to dress up as, and/or create encouraging signage honoring the freedom fighters throughout African-American history (all signs must be approved and be free of derogatory or offensive language)

Afro Futurism Float with Music by DJ Girl On the Rocks - parade participants are encouraged to wear bold, colorful, and creative futuristic attire dedicated to the evolution of Black thought and culture, expressed through art, creative works, and activism that reimagines, reinterprets, and reclaims the past and present for a more empowering future for African Americans

Order   Organization
1           Shaolin Ryders 
2           FDNY Fire Engine 
3           Port Richmond JROTC
4           New York Alliance Drumline
5           MCDC Dancers
6           Harriet Tubman Float
7           Juneteenth Freedom Ball Court
8           Richmond County District Attorney's Office
9           Madam CJ Walker Float
10         ATU 726 -  Black Caucus - Freedom Fighters
11          Staten Island Coalition of Palestine
12          Heart of Steel Pan Band Float
13          PS 59 Harbor View School
14          Afro Futurism Float - DJ
15          Righteous Riders
16          End of Parade

Juneteenth Freedom Festival:
Location: Tappen Park, Bay Street between Water & Canal Streets, Staten Island, New York 10304

3rd Annual SI Juneteenth Freedom Festival Agenda:


11:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Music by DJ General Tactics 

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Live Art Mural by Jodidareal, Projectivity

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Becoming An Artist Workshop with Diana Daniels

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Health Pavilion and various Small Business and Resource Vendors

1:10 PM - Welcome - Vanessa Edwards-El, Thank You to sponsors and community partners
1:15 PM - Libation with Drum Session with Gregory Taylor and Femi NYC
1:20 PM - Pt. Richmond H.S. JROTC Color Guard - Juneteenth Flag Ceremony
1:30 PM - Singing of Black National Anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
1:45 PM - P.S. 59 Harbor View African Dancers - Natasha Wheeler
2:00 PM - Information on Health Pavilion - Friends Who Think Pink - Teresa Parnell - Health Message from RUMC
2:10 PM  - Vendor Spotlights
2:15 PM - Musical journey through sound - House Music
2:30 PM - Live Performance by local artist - Imanuel IamI and Jah Jah Beats
2:40 PM - Music journey through sound - Conscious Social Change - I'm Black and I'm Proud
3:00 PM - Historical Reenactment - SI Juneteenth Freedom Players, Produced by Dorcas Meyers,  Directed by Gregory Taylor & Choreographed by Yvonne Curry
3:30 PM  - Information from Health Pavilion - Friends Who Think Pink - Teresa Parnell
3:35 PM - Vendor Spotlights
3:40 PM - Music journey through sound - Afro Beats
4:00 PM - MCDC Miss Cheryl's Dancers
4:10 PM - Vendor Spotlights
4:30 PM - Music from Bruce and the Messengers Live Band
5:30 PM - Thank you from Dorcas Meyers - Another 30 minutes of music
6:00 PM - Juneteenth Freedom Festival at Tappen Park (Water & Canal Streets, Staten Island, New York 10304)


Event Questions?

Juneteenth Freedom Parade - Contact Dorcas Meyers at 917.406.7736 or email

Juneteenth Freedom Festival - Contact Vanessa Edwards-El at 718.690.6019 or email

Juneteenth Freedom Health Pavilion - Contact Teresa Parnell at 646-283-7371 or email

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