Juneteenth Hilton HeadJoin the 10 th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park, Hilton Head Island, SC with a variety of events June 8-15, 2024. There is something for everyone to enjoy!

Start the fun-filled week on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at 8AM with a 5K Run + Walk with Palmetto Running Company. Registration is $35 for adults, $20 for students aged 13-18 and children 12 and under are free.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024, brings you close to nature with a Special Bird Watching Experience in the park with Hilton Head Audubon 11AM-3PM. This is a free event, but RSVP online is requested.

The Juneteenth Celebration Opening Reception takes place on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, from 5-6:30PM at Ruby Lee’s located at 46 Old Wild Horse Road, Hilton Head Island, SC. The event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.

Join Joe McGill and friends on Thursday, June 13, 2024, for a sleepover. Stories will be told reflecting the history and experiences of formerly enslaved people throughout America. A traditional Gullah dinner will be served. Basic camping gear will be provided but be sure to bring your sleeping bag and camp chair. The event promises to be a feast for the body and soul in the historic park setting “Where Freedom Began.” The event
runs 6PM-6AM. Register online. The cost is $30 per person. 

Share the spirit and feel the rhythm at the Drum Circle, Friday, June 14, 2024. The circle will be guided by experienced drummers and Yoruba priests will lead a liberation ceremony. The event is free, but you are asked to register to ensure there are enough instruments and space for all participants. Food trucks and vendors will be on-site for everyone to enjoy.

The celebration culminates on Saturday, June 15, 2024, with a variety of music and activities from 10:30AM-4PM. Shop the arts and crafts vendors for unique gifts. Enjoy karaoke and an old school dance contest. Take a tour of New Permanent Ghost Structures in the Park. Entertain the children with arts and crafts, an archeology dig and game truck. Tickets are $10 and are available online or at the door.

For more information go to https://exploremitchelville.org/juneteenthcelebration/
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