By Kelly Lanser
Findlay Market will host Juneteenth on June 17-19. This 3-day event will celebrate and showcase the market’s talented Black-owned businesses and incredible community partners. Website: https://www.findlaymarket.org/news/juneteenth2022.
Juneteenth Celebration – Friday, June 17
Juneteenth will kick off on Friday, June 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. with a party at Jane’s, featuring live music and drinks at the bar.
Juneteenth Panel Discussion – Saturday, June 18
Join in for a free ticketed panel discussion on June 18 from 11 a.m. to noon led by Kai Stoudemire-Williams, founder of Black is Excellence. Findlay Market and Black is Excellence will bring together a panelist of community leaders and business owners at The Columns to discuss the history and importance of the holiday.
- Tim Barr, CYBP Board Member
- Alice Frazier, It’s Commonly Jazz
- Paul Booth Sr., City of Cincinnati
- Adoria Maxberry, Artist & Art Educator
Register for tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/juneteenth-panel-discussion-tickets-339361337897
Juneteenth Tasting Event – Sunday, June 19
On Sunday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Findlay Market will have a ticketed tasting event featuring Black-owned businesses with 100% of the ticket proceeds going back to those businesses. Event attendees will be able to redeem tickets for small bites at our market merchants and vendors.
Participating Merchants and Vendors (more to come and the list will be updated on our website):
- Adrienne’s Love – Redeem $2 off an Item
- Afromeals – West African Fried Rice
- A “Mother’s Touch” Cakes
- Chico’s Cheesecakes
- Chocolate Potion – Redeem $2 off an Item
- Dat’s Ole School Cookin’
- Gramma Debbie’s Kitchen
- Heads Up Trading Co. – Redeem $2 off an Item
- Herban Vegans
- London’s Kreations
- Makers Bakers Co.
Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/juneteenth-tasting-event-tickets-339366954697