Frequently Asked Questions
When and where is the Homewood-Flossmoor Juneteenth Festival?
The festival will take place on Saturday, June 17th, at Homewood-Flossmoor High School South Parking Lot located at 999 Kedzie Ave, Flossmoor, IL 60422.
What are the festival hours?
The festival will run from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM.
How can I get a free ticket for the festival?
To secure your free ticket, visit our website at www.hfjuneteenthfestival.com and follow the instructions to reserve your ticket online.
Is there parking available at the festival?
Yes, parking will be available at designated areas near Homewood-Flossmoor High School. Please follow the signage and directions provided by our parking attendants. Parking Options: Homewood-Flossmoor High School North Building | 800 Governors Hwy, Flossmoor, IL 60422 Overflow Parking at HF Ice Arena | 777 Kedzie Ave, Flossmoor, IL 60422 Parker Junior High School | 2810 School St, Flossmoor, IL 60422
Can I bring outside food and drinks?
Outside food and drinks are not permitted. We have a wide variety of food vendors and beverage options available at the festival to satisfy your cravings.
Are pets allowed at the festival?
We kindly ask that you leave your furry friends at home, as only service animals are permitted at the festival.
What items are allowed and prohibited at the festival?
Approved items include small purses, personal bags/backpacks, fanny packs, clutches, and clear backpacks. Please refrain from bringing large bags, weapons, illegal substances, or any other items that may disrupt the festival experience.
Will there be activities for kids?
Absolutely! We have a range of kid-friendly activities, including inflatables, games, attractions, and more. There's something for everyone in the family to enjoy!
Can I bring my own chairs or blankets?
Yes, you are welcome to bring chairs or blankets to relax and enjoy the festival. However, please be mindful of other attendees and keep walkways clear.
Will there be security and bag checks at the festival?
Yes, for the safety and security of all attendees, there will be security personnel present at the festival grounds. Bag checks may be conducted upon entry to ensure the well-being of everyone at the event.
Is there a youth supervision policy in place for the festival?
Yes, to ensure the safety and well-being of all attendees, we have a youth supervision policy in place. Children and teenagers aged 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or responsible adult at all times during the festival.
What happens in case of inclement weather?
The safety of our attendees and participants is our top priority. In the event of inclement weather, we have contingency plans in place. We closely monitor weather conditions and work with local authorities to make informed decisions. In case of severe weather, such as thunderstorms or high winds, the festival may be delayed, postponed, or certain activities may be temporarily suspended. We will communicate any changes or updates through our website, social media channels, and email notifications. It's always a good idea to check for updates before heading to the festival, especially in uncertain weather conditions.
Can I bring a stroller or wagon for my kids?
Yes, strollers or small wagons are allowed. Please limit any diaper bags to the smallest you can manage. All items will be searched by security personnel at the gates and will have the final say on what is allowed.
Can I register for the festival on the day of the event?
Yes, on-site registration will be available for attendees who haven't reserved their free tickets in advance. We encourage pre-registration to ensure a smooth check-in process and guarantee your entry. However, if you haven't registered beforehand, you can still register on the day of the festival. Please note that on-site registration may have limited availability, and we recommend arriving early to secure your spot.
Will there be a shuttle service available for seniors and individuals with disabilities?
Yes, we will have designated golf carts available to provide shuttle assistance for seniors and individuals with disabilities. If you require shuttle service, please notify the parking attendants or volunteers upon arrival, and they will be happy to assist you. Our team is committed to ensuring that everyone can fully enjoy the festival, and we're here to provide any necessary support. Don't hesitate to reach out if you need assistance with transportation during the event.