3 Juneteenth Events To Check Out In Palm Springs.
Aneka Brown Designs, Brothers of the Desert, and others plan an eventful weekend.
1. Aneka Brown's Juneteenth Celebration
(Pictured: Aneka Brown Photo Credit: Mark Jobe)
After a successful showing at the 2022 El Paseo fashion show, local designer Aneka Brown of Aneka Brown Designs is looking to keep the good times going. The fashionista's Juneteenth event will feature Richard Pryor Jr., the son of the legendary Richard Pryor.
Sweet and Precious Things and Mica's Soul Kitchen will be on site at food vendors. Unlike the other events Brown's event will occur on Saturday June 18.
Cost: Free To Attend VIP Tickets: $30
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2. The Newlywed Game at Oscar's Palm Springs
Local Coachella Valley non-profit Brothers of the Desert is ready to offer up another blockbuster event after it's well received Spring Affair Gala. Resident drag queen Patty Cakes will be hosting the event on Friday, June 17th which will feature a full course meal and a lively rendition of the newlywed game featuring first responders from the Coachella Valley.
3. The Black History Committee's Annual Juneteenth Celebration
Since 1987 the Palm Springs Black History committee has sponsored and produced an array of events for Black History Month. Continuing their legacy, they will be holding an event on June 17th at the James O. Jesse Desert Highland Unity Center.