2023 Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Festival

June 17, 2023
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cricket Field, 5595 Grand Drive in Forest Park, St. Louis

Saturday, June 17 | 7am – 7pm | Forest Park, Cricket Field 

Please RSVP by Monday, June 12th at 5pm. Registration to participate in the event is $18.65 which will be covered for WashU staff, faculty, students or alum interested that RSVP by the deadline. Registration covers participation in the walk, snacks, a delicious cultural meal, and a fun day with lots of activities. Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Festival is an all-day, family-friendly event that will provide entertainment throughout the day, including:

Schedule below is taken from the eventbrite website here.

• Commemorative Walk (1-mile and 5-mile options) – Registration begins at 7:00 a.m.; program starts at 7:30 a.m., and the Walk at 8:00 a.m.
• Keynote Address from The Honorable Judge David Mason (Adjunct Faculty for WashULaw school and alumn) at 11:00am.

• “Rolling Through Forest Park” led by the Honorable Judge David Mason.
• Children’s Village, featuring face painting, a bouncy house, storytelling, games and activities
• Walk Through History – an open-air museum highlighting outstanding African American Missourians and Caribbean Americans through history
• Live music & entertainment throughout the day, including Contemporary performers, Gospel Choirs and Singers, African Drummers, African Dancers, Steppers, and Drama Presentations
• Noonday prayer
• Health Information and Screenings provided by Oak St. Health
• Delicious Cultural Food & a variety of Vendors
• Live DJ playing music throughout the day

***If you plan to volunteer, please consider wearing some type of WashU gear (hat, shirt, pin, etc.) if you have any to help us easily identify you ***

Juneteenth Sign Up Form
Can you attend the Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Festival from Africans Rising Together on Saturday, June 17th in Cricket Field in Forest Park?
How would you like to participate?
Would you like to volunteer in the morning or afternoon?
What is your WashU Affiliation?

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