Celebrating 157 Years of Freedom

Addressing COVID-19: The Impact On & Response of The Black Community

This is the African American Community Service Agency's 39th year producing the Juneteenth in the Park Festival in San Jose,. For over 38 years, the Juneteenth Festival in San Jose/Silicon Valley has averaged over 6,000 attendees. Entertainment has ranged from artists like Case, Jaguar Wright, Jon B., Reuben Studdard, and Brandy to groups like the Drifters with a wide range of local artists from Rap/Hip Hop to R&B, Gospel, and Jazz. Our wide variety of food, artwork, retailers, community services and local businesses have been a major draw for event attendees.  This year our festival was faced with canceling, but we decided to pivot to virtual to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Our festival embraces educating the community on a diverse range of information from voting, census, Black economic empowerment, positive images, social justice, family oriented programs, and Juneteenth history. We are a family-oriented festival with a variety of activities suitable for all ages.

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Schedule

List of events for the week of Juneteenth!

Headliner

Anthony Hamilton

@anthonyhamiltonofficial

10

Programs Funded

39

Years in the making

6,000

People Attended in 2019
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Sponsors

Experience Juneteenth as a Sponsor to help AACSA in providing an exciting, well attended, and family-oriented festival.

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volunteers

The Juneteenth in the Park Festival is an inclusive and unapologetically Black. The Juneteenth in the Park Festival 2020 is looking for volunteers to assist during the Festival. Typical volunteer activities include assisting attendees, working admissions, capturing on social media platforms, and more. The Juneteenth in the Park Festival is an inclusive event. We welcome people from all different backgrounds, across race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation and identity to volunteer. This includes people with disabilities. Help us make the Juneteenth in the Park Festival a success!

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Performers

The Juneteenth in the Park Festival gives local artists and performers the stage and platform to perform and entertain.

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Vendors

The 2020 Juneteenth in the Park Virtual Festival will feature Black Arts & Crafts, Food and Beverage Vendors, as well as Non-Profits, For-Profits, Social Services and community based organizations, and entertainment. While we highly encourage Black-Owned and affiliated organizations to participate, the Juneteenth in the Park Virtual Festival is an inclusive event and we welcome anyone who wants to celebrate and contribute to Juneteenth. Join us virtually.

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Souvenir Booklet

Our Juneteenth Festival Virtual Souvenir Booklet will be posted on our Juneteenth website. It's an opportunity to reach influential communities by purchasing ad space in the booklet. Proceeds from ad sales will be used to provide support to our youth, senior, and community programs. Click the link below to apply for a space in the 2020 Juneteenth Souvenir Booklet!

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304 N. 6th Street
San Jose, CA
95112

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P: (408) 292-3157
F: (408) 292-3276
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Directions

The Juneteenth event will be located at the following address:
194 S. Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113

For more infromation on parking, public transit, hotels or specific directions from Highways 101, 280, or 880, click the link below for more details!

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