The Berkeley Juneteenth Festival is free and open to the public. Family entertainment is the focus of all Berkeley Juneteenth Festivals, and no alcohol and tobacco sales or sponsorships are allowed.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
10 am to 6 pm
The RD BONDS MAIN STAGE is the “heart” of Juneteenth-in-Berkeley. The music incorporates the best of the African American experience: African drumming, jazz, blues, neo-soul, gospel, rhythm and blues, and reggae. Local talents, like John Handy, Faye Carol and Pharoah Sanders have graced our stage, but the BJF is a vehicle for showcasing "up and coming acts", providing them with an opportunity to show their talents.
The LOTHARIO LOTHO COMMUNITY STAGE features specialty performances like dance, spoken word, fashion, as well as local talent. Auditions are held 60 days prior to the Festival.
HEALTH FAIR- Alameda County health agencies offer informational workshops and health screenings.
TWO ON TWO BASKETBALL TOURNEY provides wholesome, physical competition on event day.
HISTORICAL EXHIBITS includes exhibits featuring a collaboration of presenters.
ART FOR CHILDREN programs and for-fun activities which are coordinated by practicing artists.
The VISION MAGAZINE is a BJF souvenir publication sold on Festival day that features highlights about the performers and artists, and stories pertinent to the community.
If you are interested in being considered for BJF entertainment or activities, submit promotional packages to:
BERKELEY JUNETEETH FESTIVAL
PO Box 3427
Berkeley, CA 94703-0427