NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 14, 2021) – To kick-off the Juneteenth holiday weekend, Nashville Soccer Club announced today it will be hosting a special Juneteenth Community Watch Party on Friday, June 18 at Elizabeth Park in the heart of North Nashville, one of the city’s most storied communities and an area rich in African American history.
In conjunction with Metro Government of Nashville and Davidson County Parks & Recreation and District 21 Councilman Brandon Taylor, the Juneteenth Community Watch Party will bring together soccer fans and residents of North Nashville to celebrate the Juneteenth holiday and the history, contributions, and resilience of the community.
Starting at 6 p.m. CT, the event will feature a live broadcast of the Nashville SC match as the Boys in Gold take on the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena at 7 p.m. CT. The event will also feature the club’s IMPACT Soccer program, music, food, soccer games, giveaways, and a host of vendors providing essential community resources.
WHAT: Special Juneteenth Community Watch Party and IMPACT Soccer
WHO: Nashville SC executives, Councilman Brandon Taylor, District 21, The Backline Supporters’ Collective
WHEN: Friday, June 18, 2021 6 – 9:30 p.m. CT
WHERE: Elizabeth Park - Arthur Avenue & 11th Ave. N, Nashville, TN 37208