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Juneteenth Celebration

Events

Congratulations to Allentown’s 2022 Juneteenth King Gabriel Brown & Queen Zora Borde-Perry.

Basketball- Cedar Beach Park 06/17/2022-06/19/2022

  • Friday 17th 3pm-8pm
  • Saturday 18th 9am-9pm
  • Sunday 19th 10am-8pm (Championship/ All Star Games) Halftime show at 12pm by Epic Attraction Marching Unit
  • Sponsored by St. Luke’s Sports Medicine & Sports Performance

Aquatics- Cedar Beach Pool 06/19/2022

  • Swim Lesson- Registration Required, no cost, Juneteenth Swag bag for the first 50
    • 10-10:45am session
    • 11-11:45am session
  • Pool open No entry Fee, as capacity allows- 12pm-7pm
  • Flick and Float- Movie “Pride”- 1 hr. & 44mins at Dusk
  • “Pride” is based on the true story of Jim Ellis, played by Terrence Howard, and his love of swimming. In 1973 Jim takes a takes a temporary job packing up items at a rundown recreation center that is about to be demolished. Jim finds the pool and brings the pool back to life. Jim thinks he can help some of the kids in the neighborhood by forming the city's first African American swim team and compete in the state championship meet.

Football Camp/ Combine- J. Birney Crum Stadium 06/19/2022

  • Camp will be held from 12-2pm, ages 5-11yrs old (100 max)- Registration Open
  • Halftime show at 2pm by Epic Attraction Marching Unit
  • Combine will be held from 2:30-5pm, 7th-12th grade (150 max)- Official stats to compare national averages- Registration Open
  • Sponsored by St. Luke’s Sports Medicine & Sports Performance

Entertainment- Cedar Beach Park 06/19/2022

  • Main Stage opening 1:30pm
  • “Lucky 7” 2pm-4pm with honor & tribute to Lucky Lloyd- Limited Edition tribute to bring back 2 of Lucky’s songs- hits went “gold” in 1967 on the record charts. The songs were …Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie, and. Keep the Ball Rollin’…. Lucky was one of the originals and where the name of the band got “Lucky”, Lucky is a resident of the City of Allentown.
  • 4:30 pm 2022 Juneteenth Pageant
  • Nasheera Brown 2021 Queen- Dieruff High School/ LCCC Graduate.
  • Mekhi Ashby 2021 King, Dieruff High School.
    • Opening with dance to song “Stand Up”
    • 2022 Crowing Ceremony
    • Presentation of Educational Gifts from Cereta Johnson & Sharon Frazer
    • Epic Attraction Marching Unit to perform closing
  • Dj Prince Hakim Dj 4pm- 920pm “son of Kool, Kool n the Gang”
  • Youth Hour 5pm
  • Dance & Celebrations 6pm
    • Black National Anthem 9:25pm
  • Fireworks 9:30pm (view from Cedar Beach Park)
  • Over 50 Soul Food, Merchandise, and Health & Wellness Vendors on Juneteenth 12pm-9:30pm, Cedar Beach Park
  • LOUD Radio Hosts on site 3:00pm-5:00pm

2022 Juneteenth Map

 

Questions may be directed to Special Events: 610-437-7750.



Official Juneteenth Flyer

Forms
Business and Health & Wellness vendors are being accepted at this time.

Food/Beverage Vendor applications are closed.
Juneteenth Vendor Application

Juneteenth Football Camp & Combine Registration

Sign up for Juneteenth Learn to Swim Session

Juneteenth Basketball Tournament Registration Form