2018 Quad City Juneteenth Festival

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The Friends of MLK, Inc. Davenport, IA (FoMLK) are proud to host this year’s Quad City Juneteenth Festival on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Davenport Levee located at the LeClaire Park/Band Shell from 11 am –

8 pm. With food and retail vendors, history and information booths, fun-filled games and entertainment for the whole family, this is sure to be an event you will not want to miss.

Friends of MLK ‘s Juneteenth Mission


  • Educate and promote the historical significance of the Juneteenth holiday in America;

  • Commemorate the end of slavery in America;

  • Educate people on the history of African-Americans;

  • Highlight the economic, political, and social efforts of African-Americans to fully participate in the American culture following slavery; and

  • Reach out to all in a mutual celebration of freedom.

 

2018 Festival Details

The Friends of MLK (FoMLK) are proud host the Quad City Juneteenth Festival on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Davenport Levee located at the LeClaire Park/Band Shell from 11 am – 8 pm. We are looking to make this year’s event larger than ever and you can help make that happen. With food and retail vendors, history and information booths, fun-filled games and entertainment for the whole family, this is sure to be an event you will not want to miss.

New Feature this year will be the Black Business Challenge. We have 7 local Black owned businesses competing in a series of challenges that will encourage networking and team building.

Vendors

Vendor booth availability will be on a first come first serve basis. All vendors must complete the vendor application. All food vendors must submit the Temporary Food Services Application from the Scott County Health Department.

Please email us at fomlk.davenport@gmail.com for a Vendor Application

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Volunteers

Anyone looking to volunteer should contact us at fomlk.davenport@gmail.com. Volunteer times are Friday, June 15th 1 pm - 7 pm and Saturday, June 16th 8 am - 9 pm.

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