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 ***