Pop-Ups on the Plaza: Juneteenth on the Waterfront

Saturday, June 1, 2024, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate local Black-owned businesses at the 4th annual Juneteenth on the Waterfront on Saturday, June 1. Kick off a month of Juneteenth celebrations in San Francisco with a day of delicious food, crafts, and community at the Embarcadero Ferry Terminal Plaza (south of the Ferry Building) and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Entry is free and open to the public, and food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Juneteenth on the Waterfront is part of Pop-Ups on the Plaza, a series of events celebrating Bay Area Black entrepreneurs, including businesses in Foodwise’s Building Equity program. This is a Port sponsored event brought to you by Foodwise and MegaBlack SF. This program is proudly funded in partnership with the San Francisco Human Rights Commission’s Dream Keeper Initiative. Additional support is provided by the Ferry Building.

Participating Food Vendors

Participating Craft Vendors

Support local Black designers, including participants from the Fillmore-based Black-led marketplace In The Black.


Support MegaBlack SF When You Shop

Participating Ferry Plaza Farmers Market vendors  will be donating a portion of their proceeds from the day to the MegaBlack SF Black Wellness Fund, with Hudson Pacific Properties, landlord of the Ferry Building, matching up to $2,500. Look for signage at participating businesses, or donate directly here. Participating businesses include: Acme Bread, Aedan Fermented, Balakian Farms, Devil’s Gulch Ranch, Farmer Joy, Far West Cider, Maison Nico, Rainbow Orchards, Root Down Farm, Star Route Farms, Wise Goat Organics, with more to come.

MegaBlack SF fights for visibility, sovereignty, dignity and justice for Black San Franciscans. The MegaBlack SF Black Wellness Fund invests in organizations that address issues of mental health and wellness; economic development, including employment and housing; and education for African American residents in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Celebrate Juneteenth Across San Francisco

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, celebrates the anniversary of Black emancipation in the United States. It is honored on the anniversary of June 19, 1865, when freedom from slavery was proclaimed in the state of Texas. Join these Juneteenth events in San Francisco throughout the month: 

Join Us at Future Pop-Ups on the Plaza

Support Bay Area Black entrepreneurs at these upcoming events in 2024:

Foodwise and our community partners, En2action’s Ujamaa KitchenIn The BlackMandela Partners, and Oakland Bloom, are proudly committed to uplifting and advancing equity for BIPOC, immigrant, and limited-resource entrepreneurs across the Bay Area.