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Taste of Juneteenth

June 17, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Woman on large motorcycle waves Juneteenth Flag during Taste of Juneteenth Parade

Savor the fun during the 4th Annual Taste of Juneteenth Festival Saturday, June 17th starting at 11 AM and Sunday, June 18th at 2 PM in Dublin GA, featuring a parade, live music and entertainment, food, and art for the whole family!


The 4th Annual Taste of Juneteenth Festival presented by CultureSHOCK of Dublin celebrates the significance of African history, arts, and culture with a festival full of educational & entertaining aspects through dance, music, spoken word performances, and so much more. This FREE festival draws residents, families and tourists from all walks of life to enjoy a variety of cultural experiences.

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This year’s celebration have been expanded to a two day affair!

Saturday, June 17, 2023

11 AM – Juneteenth Kickstart Parade

Taking place in Downtown Dublin GA, colorful floats and high energy get the celebration started.

1 PM to 7 PM – Dublin’s 4th Annual Taste of Juneteenth Festival

The fun kicks in to high gear at Southern Pines Ag & Expo Center located at 575 Southern Pines Road. Experience a diverse marketplace of vendors with one-of-a kind merchandise, food, a DJ along with “EduTainment” coming from the stage, and more.

June 18, 2023
2 PM – Freedom Day Cookout at Roscoe Brower Park located at 525 Wabash Street
Family reunion vibes make this more than just a cookout. Bring out the fam, grills, and tents to enjoy the festivities, including a Car & Bike Show (The Car & Bike Show will be accepting walk-up registrations on June 18th!). Set up chairs and spread your blankets to take in the festivities all day. Finish off the evening with a fireworks show! Participation is a great way to really soak in the celebration.

More Than a Taste

There are more ways than ever for YOU to participate in the two day Taste of Juneteenth celebration! Register to be a part of the parade, perform during the festival, or be one of the vendors.

Registration is CLOSED as of June 4th. 

Registration Options:
Parade Entry ($50; entry fee waived for dance teams/bands)

*Setup time for vendors at the festival will be 7:30 AM at Southern Pines. Electricity is available at the venue.
*Parade lineup will start at 10 AM in Downtown Dublin

If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Parade Participants & Festival Presenters/Performers, Contact:
Ieshia Redd (478)216-8877

Vendor Registration, Contact:
Eugene Smith (478)595-9279

Car/Bike Show Registration, Contact:
Mario Jones (404)631-7347

CultureSHOCK is also looking to partner with some high school upperclassman or service groups to assist us with making sure this weekend runs smoothly. Community service hours along with in-service donations & public acknowledgment will be given. If interested, send us an email to with “Helping Hands” in the subject title.
Photo Credit: Eye of Takeoff Marketing and Media


June 17, 2023
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Southern Pines Regional Park
575 Southern Pines Road
Dublin, GA 31021 United States
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