Ocoee celebrating Juneteenth with Resource and Cultural Arts Festival

The Juneteenth event, which will include entertainment and community resources, is Saturday, June 17, at Bill Breeze Park.

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Several individuals and organizations are coming together for the first Juneteenth Resource and Cultural Arts Festival in Ocoee from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 17. It will be held at Bill Breeze Park, 125 Lakeshore Drive. Annette Priceless Brown and Tiffany L. Kelly, of The Morning After Center for Hope and Healing Inc., are partnering and sponsoring the event in conjunction with Sen. Geraldine Thompson and Rep. Lavon Bracy-Davis. The city of Ocoee also is cosponsoring the event.

The celebration will include music by DJ Sir Knight Train and performances by Lydea Strickland, Edgez Dance, Shawn Welcome, CFC Arts and Derek Harris. Community resources such as Central Florida Diaper Bank, Legal Aid Society, Boys & Girls Clubs, Valencia College and the Supervisor of Elections will participate as well.

Register by emailing [email protected].


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