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BLACK IN MEXICO: Juneteenth Edition

Juneteenth, which commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States, is gaining recognition worldwide. In Mexico the black diaspora will be celebrating with activities ranging from beach gatherings to film festivals and even a gospel brunch! From the turquoise waters of Cancun to the urban streets of CDMX, here's some of our favorite upcoming events for the Juneteenth weekend!

PLAYA DEL CARMEN: Community Potluck - June 17th:

On June 17th, Playa del Carmen will come alive with a FREE community celebration on the beach, presented by Haus of Vibes, High Vibes Playa, and BETA (Black Expats Thriving Abroad). Join in the festivities as music, food, and games create an atmosphere of joy and unity on the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen. Participants are invited to bring a dish to contribute, making this a true communal experience. Message High Vibes Playa for more information!

Juneteenth Yacht Party in Cancun Tulum - June 17th:

For those seeking an unforgettable experience on the water, head to Cancun on June 17th for the Juneteenth Yacht Party hosted by Chef SeairaJ & The FlyyGirl Experience! Indulge in a delightful brunch prepared by one of the best chefs in the Rivera Maya while cruising the Caribbean Sea.

This yacht party hosted by FlyyGirl and SeairaJ promises an exquisite blend of delicious food, breathtaking views and great vibes... you don't want to miss out! Click here for ticket information!

MEXICO CITY: Afro Roots Bazaar- June 18th

On June 18th, from 1 pm to 8 pm, Afro Roots Bazaar will ignite the city with an extraordinary event. This lively gathering promises an unforgettable experience filled with live music from international DJs and artists, mouthwatering food, an array of stylish clothes, accessories, and crafts from local vendors, and much more. Embrace the rich Afro-cultural heritage as you browse through the diverse offerings and groove to the captivating beats. With a cover charge of just $50 pesos, this event invites everyone to join in the festivities and celebrate the spirit of Juneteenth in Mexico City. Message AFROROOTS on IG for more information

MEXICO CITY: Juneteenth Block Party at Blaxicocina - June 18th:

In Mexico City, join the Juneteenth Block Party at Blaxicocina, the first black-owned soul food restaurant in CDMX, on June 18th. This vibrant celebration will feature live DJs spinning soulful house, reggaeton, and more. Indulge in a mouthwatering fish fry and savor grilled dishes with vegetarian options available. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and soulful beats at this fantastic event. Click here for ticket info!

PLAYA DEL CARMEN: Gospel Brunch at the Fives Hotel - June 19th:

On Sunday, June 19th, head back to Playa del Carmen for a delightful Gospel Brunch at the Fives Hotel. Starting at 11 am, this event will showcase national recording artist Tymara Walker, delivering an uplifting and soul-stirring performance. Enjoy a delicious meal while basking in the harmonious sounds of gospel music. Get your tickets early to secure your spot at this joyful gathering.

MEXICO CITY: BIJOU Film Festival Opening Night - June 19th:

On Monday, June 19th, join the BIJOU Film Festival and Blaxicocina for the opening night of the 3rd annual film festival. This immersive, global 5-day black electronic music film experience will feature special guest performances by LO-FOX & VNPRT. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of electronic music and cinema while celebrating Juneteenth. Ticket information is available for this unmissable event.

PUERTO MORELOS: ATV, Cenote & Horseback Riding Adventure - June 19th:

Concluding the weekend of celebrations, the FlyyGirl Experience presents an ATV, Cenote & Horseback Riding Adventure on Monday, June 19th, in the Riviera Maya. Enjoy the natural wonders of the region, including ATV rides, refreshing cenotes, and a thrilling horseback riding experience. Roundtrip transportation, lunch, and all activities are included in this exciting adventure. Find out more information by clicking here

Mexico embraces Juneteenth with open arms, offering a diverse range of events to honor and celebrate this historic occasion. From turquoise waters of Cancun to the urban streets of CDMX, whether it's a beach celebration, yacht party, block party, gospel brunch, or film festival- Mexico is the place to be this weekend to celebrate Juneteenth!

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