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Emancipation Day Festival to take place Saturday in Jackson County

Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 4:32 PM CDT
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TWO EGG, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Emancipation Day Festival of Northwest Florida will take place Saturday, June 12 in Two Egg.

Over 50 vendors will be present, as well as live music and plenty of activities for the whole family. The event’s organizers hope that the celebration will attract residents of all backgrounds because emancipation should be celebrated all year long.

”If we can celebrate all of what it is to be an American and be great,” said Byron Dickens, Founder of the Emancipation Day Festival of Northwest Florida. “We definitely can all join together and celebrate this great history. Everybody should be just as proud of emancipation as they are the Fourth of July. I hope this event brings everyone together.”

The festival will take place from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at 4382 Wintergreen Road, Greenwood, FL 32443.

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