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Countdown
To
Negro Election Day 2024

2nd Year State Holiday
and 
284th year Negro Election Day

TIMELINE 2024



FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2024

2nd State Holiday year and
6th year Black American Heritage Flag of 1967

 

Timeline
Friday, July 19, 2024

Time:  12:00 p.m. (EST)  

Flag Raising
Riley Plaza, Salem
a.     TBA Program  
b.    TBA Flag Raisers

 

Time:  3:00 p.m. 

TBA

SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2024

2nd State Holiday Year and 284th year Negro Election Day 

TIMELINE
Saturday, July 20, 2024

Time:  8:00 a.m. (EST)  
Park Officially Opens

Time:  10:00 a.m. (EST)
Vendors will begin to Set up. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time:  10:05 a.m. (EST)
Ministers: TBA 

Time:  10:15 a.m. (EST)
Flag Raising  
Black American Heritage Flag of 1967
(Designer Black American Veteran)
Playing of the National Black Anthem
TBA:  Flag Raiser

 

Time:  11:00 a.m. (EST)
Entertainment  Begins
TBA

 

 

 

 

Time:  11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (EST)
Line Up for Parade – Shetland Park

(*Note:  Will have transportation to Parade start and back)

Time:  12:00 p.m. (EST)
Parade – streamed live on NBC 10 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time:  12:00 p.m. (EST)
Food and Fun

 

 


Time:  12:00 p.m. (EST)
Kid’s corner
Kid’s area for safe play area

 

 


 

 

 

Time:  1:30 p.m. (EST)
Awards and Speeches
Welcome and Remarks
Doreen Wade, Salem United President 

Dignitaries and Speakers
Featured Speaker Grand Marshal
Invited Guests
Will hand out recognitions and awards.
Time:  2:00 p.m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entertainment Returns


Time:  6:00 p.m. 
Closing Remarks

 

DJ Performers

 



Time:  8:00 p.m. (EST)  
Negro Election Day Officially Ends

Salem United, Inc. 
Salem Presents

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