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Juneteenth Scheduled Activities

Juneteenth Event Schedule

Parking & Transportation

Parking is free on a first come, first served basis at the NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center parking garage, which you will pull into as soon as you turn onto Plymouth Ave N. from Penn Ave N. There will be signs indicating that you can only drive onto Plymouth Ave N. to park as the rest of the block up to N. Morgan Ave will be barricaded off.

If you are using Uber or Lyft, the drop-off location is the parking lot at N. 14th Ave and Penn Ave N. and the $10 voucher code for the first 100 attendees on each platform is: UMNJUNETEENTH

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12:00 PM: March

  • Dr. Keith Mayes, speech
  • Moment of silence for those lost to racial violence
  • Brandyn Tulloch, speech and chant practice

March attendees get free buttons and water proof march signs!

12:30–1:00 PM: March

  • Led by Brandyn Tulloch
  • Marshaled with Bikers Riding Against Police Brutality
  • Medics from North Star Health Collective

We will march down Penn Ave. toward Robert J. Jones Urban Research & Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)

1:00–2:00 PM: First Stage Set

  • DJ Britt, 12:00–3:00 PM
  • Terresa Moses, speech and announcements
  • Jason Sole, speech
  • Libianca, performance
  • Logik in 3rd person, performance
  • JayGee, performance

4:00–5:00 PM: Second Stage Set

  • DJ AiresFireBomb, 3:00–6:00PM
  • Jerome Treadwell, speech
  • Tish Jones, speech
  • Tarli Band, performance
  • The Lioness, performance

1:00–6:00 PM: Celebration Engagement

First 500 attendees gets giveaways!

  • Event-themed canvas bag
  • Event-themed t-shirt
  • Event-themed buttons
  • Juneteenth Zine
  • Community and business gift cards/coupons/promo

Artist Ground “Black Futures” Mural

  • Kelsi Sharp, mural artist
  • Leslie Barlow, mural artist
  • Maiya Lea Hartman, mural artist
  • Leeya Jackson, mural artist
  • Hibaaq Ibrahim, mural artist

Free Food
1250 meals total, vegan/veggie options available

  • Sammy’s Avenue
  • Momma Rose Catering
  • Jumbo Africa
  • Nashville COOP
  • Quiet Cake Bakery
    300 cookies, vegan options available

Activities

  • Book Fair by Black Garnet Books and In Black Ink Publishing
  • Roller Skating by Twin City Skaters
  • Free Hair Cuts by TC-based barbers
  • Face Painting
  • Community Poster Wall by UnderRepresented Design & Culture Studio
  • Bouncy House
  • Photo Booth
  • “What does Black futures mean to you?” Video Production by DanSan Creatives
  • Commemoration area for ancestors and victims of police brutality