2017 Juneteenth Planning Meetings What Is Freedom to You #WIFTY

Who:   Juneteenth Festival of Buffalo, Inc.  The largest Juneteenth Celebration in the country!

What:  Community Planning Meeting, Call for Volunteers and WIFTY Challenge

When:  Every Wednesday, From May 10 until the week of the festival in the park June 14  

Time:  6:30pm

Where: 1517 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14211

Why:   It’s time to Celebrate! Join us, as we plan the largest Juneteenth Festival in the country 

Telephone: 716.891.8801 * www.juneteenthofbuffalo.net

2017 applications for vendors, parade and sponsorships will be available, and open to the public.  

We are excited to collectively make Buffalo’s festival the largest Juneteenth celebration in the country! But, we need your help. Are you or do you know of a person interested in helping to plan the 2017 activities? Do you enjoy volunteering? Becoming a part of history. Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

• Juneteenth Parade   • Health Pavilion   • Holistic Health  

• Children’s Activity Tent• Youth Activities 

• Book Sharing   • Entertainment Stage

• Heritage Tent• Arts & Culture Stage

• Juneteenth Concessions/Runners

Become a vendor at this year’s festival. Highlight your organization/group or other in the 2017 Parade. We have committees for everyone to enjoy, from Children’s activities and Sankofa Nights to Entertainment and Parade. Pick your passion. Lend us your area of expertise. Everyone can get involved!

Participate in the Juneteenth of Buffalo “What is Freedom to You?” #WIFTY Challenge! Tell us or show us what freedom is to you. Post your poem, spoken word piece, video, dance, artwork or whatever expression you have to describe what freedom is to you on the Juneteenth of Buffalo WIFTY Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/WhatIsFreedomToYou/

Reconnecting with the Past, Understanding the Present, Building a Brighter Future, Keeping the Spirit of Juneteenth Alive!