Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-324-8700 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

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Juneteenth

Commemorate Juneteenth with the Park Authority

The Fairfax County Park Authority is committed to sharing stories, artifacts and archives to recognize the contributions, struggle and history of African-Americans in Fairfax County and our parks. Commemorate Juneteenth with programs, tours or blog offerings from the Park Authority.

Juneteenth Lunch & Learn Experience

Hosted by: Shawnny on Social
Monday, June 19, 2023
Sully Historic Site
12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Free Event

Celebrate Juneteenth with a Lunch and Learn at Sully Historic Site. This special event will feature speakers, singers, tours, and a family celebration of Juneteenth. A food truck will also be available for food purchases.

 

TIME ACTIVITY
12 p.m. Event opens with vendors sales
12:05 p.m Welcome and words of acknowledgement
12:30 p.m. Program Begins/Introduction of Speaker
12:31 p.m. Guest Speaker
12:45 p.m. Choir leads freedom walk from picnic area to cabin with song
1:00 p.m. Reading of Emancipation Proclamation in front of cabin
1:15pm Closing remarks and guests are released for lunch and tours
1:25 pm Guests are free to tour the grounds and have lunch
3:00 pm Open discussion with “founding families” and elders
4:00 pm Thanks and call to action
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