Edina, Minn., March 13, 2023 – Businesses and organizations can apply for a table at the City of Edina’s Juneteenth Community Celebration.
Juneteenth, which commemorates ending the enslavement of African American people in the United States, became a federal holiday in 2021 and is an observed City holiday in Edina.
The celebration is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 19, at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. It will include live music and entertainment, readings, activities for children, food trucks and a beer and wine garden. Admission is free and open to everyone.
The event will include tables from community partners whose mission and programs celebrate, uplift and elevate African American and Black experiences and voices. Organizations, nonprofit businesses and small businesses that share these values are encouraged to apply.
Community partners will need to bring their own materials, including table, chairs and tent, if needed. Setup will be one hour before the event with takedown at 8 p.m.
There is no fee for businesses or organizations to participate, but they must apply and be accepted for the limited spots available.
To apply, visit bit.ly/EdinaJuneteenthPartner.
Applications are due by April 10. Applicants will be notified by email around April 17.
For more information, contact Community Engagement Manager MJ Lamon at [email protected] or 952-826-0360.