Juneteenth Unity Fest
East Baton Rouge (EBR) Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome is inviting the public to mark their calendars for a local, upcoming Unity Fest in honor of the special day.
Described as a family picnic, the celebration will take place Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Baton Rouge.
According to the Mayor, guests of Unity Fest will enjoy food, live performances, music, panel discussions, and fitness activities.This will be a family-picnic-style event—a jammed-packed day filled with live performances, music, food, and fitness activities. Entertainment includes bands “Universal Language” and “Esco Soul Music” along with DJ Kicks and DJ Marquis. There will also be panel discussions at the River Center Branch Library Downtown with topics like economic empowerment, mental health, and public safety.