The Juneteenth virtual event is an engaging way to discover America’s untold stories. Lonely Planet featured this event as one of the best ways to honor Juneteenth.
First, your team will learn about Emancipation Day and stories of leaders and allies. In addition, discover why barbecue has been a celebration food.
Historically, African Americans celebrated Emancipation Day and Juneteenth with red foods, including the modern “Juneteenth food trinity” of barbecue, watermelon, and red drinks. During the event, the guides specifically address how these historic celebration foods were warped into negative stereotypes. We are proud to feature incredible Black-owned small businesses in the Juneteenth Treat Boxes, who reclaim these red foods and drinks to honor and celebrate Emancipation and their ancestors.
Further, this experience includes two live-streaming visits. Specifically, your team will be inspired by visits to Hampton, Virginia, where they will see Point Comfort, the location where the first enslaved Africans landed in 1619, and the Texas African American History Monument in Austin, Texas.
This is NOT a lecture. Instead, this accurate and thoughtful interactive experience honors the history and traditions of Juneteenth.
“The Juneteenth tour was highly organized. Every piece of information was relevant in building the overall story of the tour. Our tour guides were everything you would want in tour guides. They were funny, knowledgeable, well-spoken, creative.”Corinne
In general, the Juneteenth event ranges from $20 to $85 USD per person.
Lower pricing is for large groups interested in virtual-only events.
Higher pricing includes our thematic gift boxes.
We provide discounted pricing for schools and nonprofits.
Fill out the information below. We will help you create an event that best matches your budget.
60 minute engaging Team Building experience;
2 live in-studio guides;
2 live on-location Juneteenth virtual tour guides;
Treat Boxes shipped to your guests via UPS Ground;
Shipping at least 10 days prior to your Juneteenth virtual team building event
Treat Box includes:
Small batch barbecue sauce from John Henry,
Sweet Themes Juneteenth candle,
Miss D’s watermelon popcorn,
My Resident Gourmet Juneteenth jubilee punch,
Natasha’s Just Brittle red velvet Oreo brittle,
custom corporate card with your logo and information
To ship boxes, we need at least 14 days notice before your event.
- Fascinating stories of Juneteenth
- Meaningful live-streaming in Austin, Texas, and Hampton, Virginia
- A look at how barbecue has been a celebration food
- 100% Black-owned small businesses featured in the Treat Boxes
Timeline of Event:
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Comfort Point live-stream (5 minutes)
- Harriet Tubman and John Brown story (5 minutes)
- Barbecue trivia (5 minutes)
- Emancipation Proclamation (5 minutes)
- Freedom’s Fortress live-stream (5 minutes)
- HBCUs live-stream (5 minutes)
- Juneteenth and Austin live-stream today (10 minutes)
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Details About the Juneteenth Virtual Event
What team building activities are in this virtual Juneteenth event?
The virtual Juneteenth team building shares the history.
In addition, it includes live-streaming visits to Hampton and Austin. Plus, the experience includes trivia questions and barbecue lore.
Your team will love these virtual celebrations of Black history. Further, we help your team honor the history and significance of Juneteenth.
What is the ROI for our company with this experience?
Our historians spend 300 hours each year on this event. Specifically, they update the history about this important day in the month of June.
During the experience, the guides describe the Union army arriving in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865.
But, the guides discuss much more. To begin, they share African American history and culture in the early 1800s. They end with the significance of Juneteenth celebration today.
Could we give a short introduction?
Corporate groups are welcome to provide a short introduction. We allocate about five minutes to the introduction.
Is this an uplifting experience?
The Juneteenth virtual experience is an uplifting experiences. Specifically, it shares how perseverance and allyship created significant change.
In addition, companies leave inspired. Further, schools and community foundations love it. In fact, it truly feels like in-person events.
The Information in the Juneteenth Virtual Event
What history is in this experience?
First, our historians spend over 300 hours each year updating the history. They deeply research this important day in the month of June.
On the other hand, the guides describe the Union army arriving in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, to free the enslaved people. But, the guides also share African American history and culture.
For example, the guides share the first celebrations in Washington DC. In addition, they share the holiday’s impact today.
What do the live-streaming guides show?
The live-streaming guides show locations important to Emancipation.
First, the Hampton guide shows Comfort Point. In 1619, the first enslaved Africans landed at Comfort Point.
Second, she shows the prison of Jefferson Davis at Fort Monroe.
Third, she shows the Fort Monroe gates which came to be known as Freedom’s Fortress.
Enslaved men and women freed themselves at Fort Monroe. Fort Monroe became the first self-contained free Black community.
Finally, she shares the Emancipation Oak, which became the start of Hampton University.
On the other hand, the Austin guide shares the history behind barbecue.
Second, he showcases the stunning Texas African American memorial.
Guests love the live-streaming guides on this experience.
Is the history accurate?
With three historians on staff, we ensure our history is accurate. Specifically, we use original source documents to research this event. For example, we use newspapers, diary entries, and more.
Booking the Juneteenth Virtual Event
When do we need to book the Juneteenth event?
We begin opening spots for the Juneteenth virtual event in February.
However, spots book up soon. For that reason, we suggest booking early.
Are the guides on the Juneteenth experience Black?
In general, two of the four guides on this experience will be Black employees.
Can you offer a shorter Juneteenth event?
Because this event includes two live-streaming guides, it cannot be less than 60 minutes.
Why are these products in the Treat Box?
The Treat box focuses on the Juneteenth food trinity.
Specifically, Juneteenth “food trinity” is red foods and drinks, barbecue, and watermelon.
In addition, the experience incorporates the history behind these foods and the stereotypes associated with them.
Do you have suggestions to enhance our Juneteenth experience?
Check out this Juneteenth blog post which has many ideas to honor Juneteenth for your corporate teams.