Thursday, June 16

“Black Mosaic: Reclaiming Clarksville Stories” Screening, Location: Customs House Museum, Time: 6-9pm, Additional Details: Master’s thesis by Angela Peterson of Austin Peay State University, this documentary explores the often-excluded Black voices in the history of Clarksville. Join us as we give flowers to the often-silenced Black heroes and pay homage to their experiences. Open to the public. Admission: $5 Kids 16 and under are free

Friday, June 17

Culture Ball: Artistic Expression of Black Culture, Location: Civic Hall, Time : 6-9pm, Additional Details: Join us for a cocktail party unlike any other. Enjoy art, fashion, music, spoken word, and dance that artistically express the beauty of Black/African American culture and give flowers to the creators. Heavy hor d’oeuvres, signature cocktails, networking – but limited seating. Open to the public. Admission: $45

Saturday, June 18

Clarksville’s 2nd Annual Juneteenth Festival, Location: Wilma Rudolph Event Center, Time: 12-9PM, Additional Details: Our celebration will explore the Black experience through art, storytelling, spoken word, food, live music, a dope DJ, dance, literature, and more. Open to the public. Free admission.

Juneteenth Festival Entertainment

A festival is not a festival without proper entertainment! We will have Clarksville’s biggest names performing some of their classic hits. Our music will have high-energy performances with dance music reminiscent of the golden oldies mixed with today’s hits for all ages to enjoy while dancing & singing along.

Join us for:

Over 100 Vendors and Food Trucks at the Business Expo

CBD Lounge by our sponsor Emerald City CBD

Music by the amazing DJ Brock

Live Music with Mike Rich, Tina Brown, AlleyKat NuMoney, Marcus J, and more plus artist Meet and Greets

Amazing art installation by Asia Long and various other artists

Multiple Voter Registration booths

Selfie stations

Our Voices: A Space for Black Authors featuring various authors with the opportunity to  meet and greet sponsored by Habitat for Humanity

Spades, dominoes, bid whist tournaments with Trophies and bragging rights

Cigar Lounges

Health and Wellness space with on-site general health screenings, Pap smears, mammograms, Covid shots, HIV screenings, safe sex consults, genetic testing, Sickle Cell trait testing, a blood drive, and more

A HUGE kids zone featuring inflatables, art projects by Art Link, an obstacle course, popcorn, cotton candy, games, face painting, foam party, and more

Generational Wealth Resource Center that features professionals and information on homeownership, investments, college and trade schools, employment opportunities, financial literacy, as well as other community resources

Spoken word and R&B open mic by Clarksville’s Power of Words

Our beautiful commemorative official Juneteenth 2022 shirts 

Transportation from the CMCSS South parking lot provided by CTS 

Juneteenth Festival Parade

“Flowers To The People” is a celebration of the African American culture, life, and pursuit of happiness. We will honor the culture with a Melanated Parade on the historic Wilma Rudolph Event Center property. This will be epic and not to be missed. 

Join Us at the Juneteenth Festival

We are excited about this event, and we look forward to seeing you there, everyone is invited to our celebration.

Amphitheater Order of Events

12:00 PM Festival Opens with Music by DJ Brock Hosted by AlleyKat NuMoney

Business Expo Starts

12:30 PM Singing of Black National Anthem by Jherica Johnson

Parade/Processional

Dancers

2:00 PM Official Welcome

2:00 PM Tournament Starts: Spades, Bid Whist, and Domino Tournaments

2:15 PM Marcus J Band

2:45 PM Junior J

3:15 PM Tina Brown Band

4:15 PM Extreme Hip Hop by Lennora

5:00 PM Higher Ground Band

5:30 PM Alleykat NuMoney

5:45 PM Clarksville’s Power of Words: An Open Mic & Performance Art Event

6:00 PM Kids Zone Closes

6:30 PM Business Expo Closes

7:30 PM Mike Rich

8:15 PM Lord Goldie

8:30 PM Malika Pitt

8:45 PM Sonny_MainBoi

9:00 PM Flowers to the People: A Tribute