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MegaBlack SF’s “Juneteenth on the Waterfront” Festival

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Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 8:00 am to 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Ferry Plaza (South Tower) | 653 Union St., San Francisco, CA

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Juneteenth on the Waterfront
Comes to the Ferry Plaza on June 19
MegaBlack SF, CUESA, and the Port of San Francisco
Celebrate Black-Owned Businesses and Commemorate Juneteenth
with a Day of Community and Delicious Food

Details: Celebrate local Black-owned businesses at Juneteenth on the Waterfront on Saturday, June 19! Join MegaBlack SFCUESA, and the Port of San Francisco for a day of fun, community, and delicious, handcrafted food at the Embarcadero Ferry Terminal Plaza (south of the Ferry Building) and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market at the San Francisco Ferry Building. Entry is free and open to the public, and food will be available for purchase.

For the first time, Juneteenth will be celebrated at the Embarcadero. The event will spotlight local Black producers, celebratory Juneteenth foods, music, and learning opportunities.

MegaBlackSF has also created an online store with special-edition educational materials, a Juneteenth Family Kit and branded merchandise to celebrate the occasion. MegaBlack SF will have an educational booth to explain the importance of Juneteenth.>The event will take place concurrently with CUESA’s Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, which brings thousands of San Franciscans and visitors to the Ferry Building every Saturday.

Participating Businesses and Community Partners

A number of Ferry Plaza Farmers Market vendors will also be donating a portion of their proceeds to the MegaBlack SF Black Wellness Fund.

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, celebrates the anniversary of Black emancipation in the United States, honored on the anniversary of June 19, 1865, when freedom from slavery was proclaimed in the state of Texas.

About MegaBlack SF
MegaBlackSF fights for visibility, sovereignty, dignity and justice for Black San Franciscans. Help support the MegaBlack SF Black Wellness Fund, which invests in organizations that address issues of mental health and wellness; economic development, including employment and housing; and education for African American residents in the San Francisco Bay Area.


CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to growing thriving communities through the power and joy of local food. Founded in 1994, CUESA operates the world-renowned Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and Mission Community Market in San Francisco, and educational programs for eaters of all ages.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Block Party, Fairs & Festivals, In Person, Juneteenth, Protests / Causes
Address: 653 Union St., San Francisco, CA