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Juneteenth Commemoration: Festival at NewBo City Market

June 17, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the AAMI for our annual Juneteenth Festival! Bring your family out to commemorate this important holiday and enjoy a variety of live performances from talented local artists. This program is part of the AAMI’s Juneteenth Commemoration. To see our full list of sponsors and all planned events, visit: www.blackiowa.org/Juneteenth
Our Juneteenth Celebration returns to the lawn outside of NewBo City Market on Saturday, June 17 from 11-3! Enjoy live performances from…
  • MC Anthony Betters, Jr. & DJ Commando
  • Zumba with Doris Agyemang
  • Mayoral Proclamations – Mayors O’Donnell and AbouAssaly
  • Harmonica with Slayton Thompson
  • Spoken Word with Lydia Newsome
  • Gospel Artist, Bethany Elle
  • Spoken Work with Akwi Nji
  • Hip Hop Artist Tone da Boss
  • R&B Artist Tevin Jones
  • Gospel Hip Hop with We Dream Less
Learn more about local organizations…
  • Marion Alliance for Racial Equity (MARE)
  • Linn County Election Services
  • Cedar Rapids NAACP
  • African American Family Resiliency Association
  • St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church
  • Institute for Clinical and Transitional Science
  • Prairiewoods Franscican Spirituality Center
  • Tanager Place
  • Focus on Diabetes
  • His Hands Free Clinic
  • Cedar Rapids Public Library
  • Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission
  • The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success
New this year – a bouncy house! Hope to see you there!


June 17, 2023
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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NewBo City Market
1100 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, 52401 United States
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