The parking lot overflowed at the African American Cultural Center and Museum in Palm Coast on Saturday, June 17, for the African American Cultural Society’s 31st annual Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration.
The African American Cultural Society’s event was themed “Forward Ever, Backward Never.” Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.
The celebration featured a barbecue, live music and entertainment from a variety of local artists, a silent auction, arts and crafts from local artisans and plenty of fun activities and games.
Mayor David Alfin presented a proclamation from the city to AACS President Joe Jones declaring June 17, 2023, as Juneteenth Celebration Day.
The celebration was supported by the city of Palm Coast, Florida Division of Arts and Culture and VisitFlagler.com.