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Gullah Geechee Junkanoo

Sep 18, 2021

  • Venue: Brookgreen Gardens
  • Address: 1931 Brookgreen Drive,, Murrells Inlet, SC
  • Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Brookgreen’s fourth Gullah Geechee Junkanoo will be Saturday, September 18, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Wall Lowcountry Center Complex.  A Masquerade and Cultural Celebration, the event will feature music, children’s crafts, informational sessions, and cultural demonstrations.

Dress is colorful, casual, or Afro-centric. Junkanoo, a Bahamian festival of costumes, music, dance, and a celebration of freedom, traditionally held on New Year’s Day.  Gullah Geechee culture is related to Bahamian and other cultures of the African Diaspora.  Brookgreen’s Gullah Geechee Junkanoo celebrates heritage.