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1st Annual Juneteenth Jazz and Seafood Festival

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Venetian Gardens Park

East Dixie Avenue

Leesburg, FL 34748

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The West Leesburg CDC, FL presents its 1st Annual Juneteenth Jazz and Seafood Festival.

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We invite you to relax to jazzy sounds, all while enjoying the day exploring the history behind Juneteenth and eating some of the best Florida seafood, beer from a local brewery along with other regional treats and delights. You will also have a chance to browse local and regional artists and vendors. Entry to this event is FREE, however if you register for FREE TICKETS, you will be entered into our VIP Experience to win a special backstage pass to meet festival performers, (2) VIP Dining Experiences, (2) Beverage Vouchers and (2)Event TShirts and we will know how much food we should have available for the event.

Juneteenth is a celebration that commemorates the day when slaves in the last geographic area in America where slavery existed learned of their freedom. This took place on June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas, The Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Founder and Chairman of the National Juneteenth Observance Foundation states that “Juneteenth is a landmark in history, a celebration of freedom and the end of enslavement in America."

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