Nashville’s Juneteenth Restaurant Week

Over 15 Black-owned restaurants and businesses will be offering specials or discounted menu items in the week leading up to Juneteenth.

A bag of popcorn

Visit Kernals Nashville Popcorn during Juneteenth Restaurant Week for a medium gourmet bag for $6.19. | Photo via Kernals Nashville Popcorn

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This Saturday marks the start of Nashville’s Juneteenth Restaurant Week, a nine-day culinary experience kicking off Juneteenth615’s 2023 celebrations. We’re guiding you through an array of sips, snacks, and specials available at 15+ participating businesses through Sunday, June 18.

  • 615 Soul Food Inc., 415 31st Ave. N. | 50% off whiting fish sandwich with fries
  • Kernels Nashville Popcorn, 2501B Gallatin Ave. | $6.19 medium Gourmet Bag
  • Noir Midtown, 120 21st Ave. N. | Weekday happy hour (3-6 p.m.) with half-off off appetizers, desserts, and classic cocktails
  • Thompson Family Catering, 1104 Litton Ave. | Two for $10 signature egg rolls
  • Alchemy Cafe, 555 Church St. | $5.55 special for a 16 oz Cucumber and pineapple juice
  • Makeshift, 811 Dickerson Pk. | $7 Casamigos Reposado shots and $6.17 margaritas
  • Plane Jane, 1315 Dickerson Pk. | $6 Lemon Drop cocktail
  • Vegelicious, Locations vary | 10% off any cheesecake with the purchase of an entree
A person holding a cup of pinapple and cucumber juice

Stop by the Alchemy Cafe for a refreshing glass of of cucumber and pineapple juice. | Photo via @thealchemycafe

Other Juneteeneth events

There are many events taking place around Nashville to commemorate the holiday, including Juneteeneth615’s annual Freedom Fireworks at Fort Negley Park (5-10 p.m.) with live entertainment, food trucks, vendors, an official proclamation ceremony, and fireworks. Other events include a community bike ride, special events at the National Museum of African American Music, symphony performances, and more.

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