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Celebrate Juneteenth in the Park on Saturday, June 18 at Town Point Park

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Celebrate Juneteenth in the Park on Saturday, June 18 at Town Point Park


Date: Monday, June 13, 2022



Norfolk, VA – The 2nd Annual Juneteenth in the Park Celebration will be held Saturday, June 18, from noon to 5pm at Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront.


The event is free & open to the public and will feature on-site job interviews, health & financial wellness & career education, complimentary lunch, music, presentations, thousands of dollars in prizes, and much more. Visit for more information.


“The best way to celebrate this American holiday is to provide resources that can lead to economic empowerment,” said event organizer and Bibbs Firm CEO Mary Bibbs. “This year we chose to add a job fair to provide opportunities for community growth.”


The Juneteenth in the Park Celebration was first held in June of 2021. The event welcomed 3,000 guests to Town Point Park and served as an on-site COVID-19 vaccination site.


The 2022 Juneteenth in the Park Celebration is sponsored by the City of Norfolk, Bibbs Firm, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, Chartway Credit Union, Hampton Roads Workforce Council, Norfolk State University, Worley’s Home Services, LifeNet Health, The Mount Global, Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital, Sentara, Amazon, United Healthcare, Geico, Bon Secours, Dominion Energy, CHKD, Cox, Next Step To Success, PRA Group, Newport News Shipbuilding, and Metro Ministers’ Conference, and produced in partnership with New Hope COGIC and W.D. Tyree Ministries.


For more information on Norfolk Festevents’ 2022 Season of Events, visit


Norfolk Festevents, Ltd., based in Norfolk, Virginia, is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating the most dynamic urban waterfront community in America through innovative programming and imaginative uses of its historic waterfront spaces. Norfolk Festevents has garnered international acclaim for its advocacy for public access to waterfronts, outstanding quality programming and development of public spaces, transforming Norfolk into one of the most progressive, fun, and livable waterfront communities in the country. Residents, workers, and visitors to Norfolk and Hampton Roads are invited to experience all the fun and excitement of the 2022 season, which marks Norfolk Festevents’ 40th Anniversary Season!


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