The Center for African American History, Art and Culture (CAAHAC) would like to invite you to our 2022 Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18th from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

As the city of Aiken’s largest Juneteenth Celebration, we are expecting upwards of 250 people at this much-anticipated family-friendly event. The celebration will feature live entertainment, children’s activities, food, music, and much more.

Want to get involved? We have amazing opportunities for you. If you are interested in vendor space, please see the attached information and return necessary form by April 30th. Vendor spaces will be first come first serve. Submit your application below.

  • Food vendors will be located in the parking lot adjacent to CAAHAC facing York St.
  • Non-food vendors will be located in Founders Park, the park adjacent to CAAHAC facing Richland Ave.
  • Artistic and cultural performances will take place in Founders Park.

Please come out and enjoy the festivities! This event is open to the public. Invite friends, family, & community members. Wear your Afrocentric attire and come in the mood to celebrate and commemorate the end of enslavement in America!

If you have any questions, please contact the CAAHAC office, (803) 226-0269 or We hope that you will join us for another fun and successful Juneteenth.


Melencia Johnson                                           Seneca N. Johnson

Juneteenth Co-Chairperson                            Juneteenth Co-Chairperson

The Center for African American History, Art & Culture

Vendor Information & Application

CAAHAC is offering a limited number of vendors the opportunity to set up, provide services and sell goods during JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION located at 120 York St. NE Aiken, South Carolina. 


Saturday, June 18th 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The following conditions and rules will apply:

  1. Please submit your completed application. THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS April 30, 2022. Applications must include: a completed and signed application, copy of business license, and insurance information (if applicable).  Entrants will be notified if they are denied registration by May 8th with vendor fee will be returned.   An acceptance is a commitment to show. Vendors unable to attend must inform the Committee and forfeit the vendor fee.
  1. The vendor fee is $15 for non-profit organizations/churches/clubs display only, $30 for non-profit organizations/churches/clubs selling goods and $50 for-profit businesses/organizations and food vendors. Please make all checks/money orders out to the Center for African American History, Art and Culture (CAAHAC) or pay online.
  1. Each vendor selling items must have a City of Aiken Business License and will be responsible for collecting and paying all applicable taxes. City of Aiken Hospitality Tax forms will be made available for food and beverage vendors.
  1. Vendors will be responsible for the cleanup of their designated area. Vendor space is approximately 11’x11’. Vendor must bring everything needed to set up booth space. Vendors will be responsible for any tables and chairs needed for their display. Vendors should be set up 30 minutes prior to the start of the event and everything should be removed no later than one hour following the event. The Event Committee will inspect the area before departure at the close of the event.
  2. Food vendors: Food items must be prepared and served subject to the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control. Compliance to SCDHEC/USDA guidelines is the sole responsibility of the vendor. For SCDHEC questions, call 803-642-1637.
  3. CAAHAC or the City of  Aiken will not be responsible or  held  accountable for any additional  expenses incurred by  the participants or  The organizer of the event, CAAHAC, reserves the right to disallow any merchandise or exhibit they deem unsuitable for the festival.
  4. The selection of vendors will be at the sole discretion of the Event Committee.
  1. All vendors must sign and return application.