BAF JUNETEENTH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION IN JUNE 17-19, 2022 ATLANTA, GA!

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Juneteenth is a very special day for the Black Achievement Fund. Because of what it represents - the freedom of the last African in America - we made it our birthday. The Black Achievement Fund was officially launched Juneteenth 2019. Every year we will host a huge birthday party in celebration of our movement and as a means to connect with all of our members across the country and around the world! So make sure to come to Atlanta this year and celebrate our new phase of liberation - Economic independence for self-determination.

 

THE 3-DAY CELEBRATION WILL INCLUDE:

 

Fri., June 17, 2022

 

2pm - 8pm - Welcome Cook-out & Reception 

- A welcome reception at BAF headquarters and preview of our new Kemet Club, a Members Only cafe/lounge located in Eastpoint, GA. There will be a DJ, cookout with full vegan options, and fun games for the the entire family.

 

Sat., June 18, 2022

11am - 1:30 pm - Juneteenth Parade Participation

The BAF is registered to walk in Atlanta's Televised Juneteenth Parade which starts on historic Auburn Ave. and ends in Centennial Park. We want all BAF members present to walk in the parade to help take our campaign viral!

 

1:30pm - 5pm - Explore Atlanta

This time is allotted for all of our members from out of town to explore some of the attractions Atlanta has to offer such as:

- The King Center

- The New Black Wall Street Marketplace in Stonecrest

- Dining at one of the over 200 Black-owned restaurants in the Atlanta-metro area (check out our Blacklist for a list of over 150 Black-owned restaurants)

- The Atlanta Civil Rights Museum

- Lennox Mall, etc.

5pm - 10pm - BAF's Juneteenth Birthday Party

Our official birthday celebration at Adair Park 1, which will include a BAF African drum circle (bring your drum and participate), a DJ, cook-out featuring vegan dishes, cotton candy, snow cone and popcorn machines, a bouncy house and other activities for children, family sports, and more! And of course the cutting of our birthday cake! In addition, this year we will introduce our first annual BAF Black Excellence Awards for members who have gone above and beyond to help realize our mission.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2022

 

12pm - 4pm - VIP Awards Brunch 

We will close our Juneteenth celebration with a special semi-formal Sunday brunch in observance of the official Juneteenth holiday and Father's Day. The event will also feature African drumming and a VIP mimosa brunch with full vegan options at a beautiful Black-owned estate.

TICKETS:
 
Youth 17 and under FREE!
 
Regular tickets - $45 
Includes Friday cook-out (full vegan options available) and reception, Saturday Juneteenth parade registration, Saturday BAF Birthday party, which includes grilled food (full vegan options available) snow cone, cotton candy and popcorn machines, and entertainment (African drum circle, DJ, bouncy house, and organized sports). 
 
VIP Sunday Brunch & Award Ceremony - $25 (limited tickets, first come, first serve. This event is not free for youth.)
Includes ticket to VIP mimosa brunch with full vegan options and entertainment.
FREE INFORMATION BOOTHS
The BAF is happy to offer free info booths for BAF business and nonprofit members. You cannot openly sale merchandise in the parks but you can promote your business and nonprofit products and services.
ACCOMMODATIONS
 
Hotels: 

The following hotels are in the Atlanta area, central to this weekend's activities.  Please call (800) 760-7718 to book reservations for any hotel on this list. Be sure to ask for current available discounts. If and when possible, pair up with family, friends or BAF members for additional savings on double occupancy rooms. Double occupancy queen rooms are the best deal! ROOMS ARE GOING FAST FOR THIS WEEKEND!  Be sure to ask about shuttle service from the airport if you are flying into Atlanta! Also ask about parking, some hotels charge for parking.


THIS INFO IS CURRENT AS OF MAY 14TH, 2022!

If you are aware of lower deals please share, send me an email at: keishac@baf.solutions


1. Fairfield Inn Marriott Airport: 2020 Sullivan Rd, College Park, Ga  30337.

Tel: (855) 516-1092 or (770) 994-3666

Single queen and king rooms. Double occupancy on queen/king rooms available.

Price range: $95-$150

 

2. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson: 1365 Hardin Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30344. 

Tel:(404) 767-9787

Single queen and king rooms ONLY.

Price range: $108-$155 

 

3.  Hotel Indigo Atlanta Airport: 1776 Harvard Ave, College Park, GA  30337. 

Tel: (800) 760-7718 or (678) 905-4457. 

Single queen/king rooms.

Price range: $112-$186


4. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Atlanta Airport – North: 1380 Virginia Avenue, GA 30344. 

Tel: (844) 857-1121 

Single queen and king rooms. Few double occupancy on queen/king rooms.

Price range: $112-$240

 

5. Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Airport West: 3400 Creek Pointe Ave, East Point, GA  30344. 

Tel: (404) 344-4414 

Limited rooms!! Single queen and king rooms. Double occupancy on queen/king rooms.

Price range: $117-$180

 

6. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta: 1255 Walker Avenue, East Point, Ga  30344.

Tel: (404) 767-5374

Single queen and king rooms ONLY. NO double occupancy on queen/king beds.

Price range: $135-$153

 

7. Sonesta Atlanta Airport North: 1325 Virginia Avenue, Atlanta, GA  30344. 

Tel: (404) 768-6660

Single queen and king rooms. Double occupancy on queen/king rooms.

Price range: $139-$247

 

8.The Westin Atlanta Airport: 4736 Best Rd, College Park, GA  30337.

Tel: (404) 762-7676 

Single queen and king rooms. Limited double occupancy on queen rooms.

Price range: $160-$343


9. Homewood Suites Atlanta Airport North: 3405 Bobby Brown Pkwy, GA  30344. 

(404) 554-9300 

Single queen and king rooms. NO double occupancy on queen/king rooms.

Price range: $175-$257

 

10. Atlanta Airport Marriott: 4711 Best Rd, College Park, GA  30337.

Tel: (404) 766-7900

Single queen and king rooms. Limited double occupancy on queen/king rooms.

Price range: $200-$260


Transportation: Rental cars are available at the airport, MARTA, Atlanta's train system goes to many of the city's main tourist destinations. Uber and Lyft are also reasonable.

For more information please contact Juneteenth Chair, Keisha Cooper at keishac@baf.solutions or visit www.baf.solutions/juneteenth.