June 2, 2023
Mayor, NPS to Host Journey to Juneteenth Ferry Cruise and Fort Pickens History Tour
The community is invited to join Mayor D.C. Reeves on Sunday, June 11 for a Journey to Juneteenth Pensacola Bay City Ferry cruise and history tour of Fort Pickens, in partnership with the National Park Service.
This family-friendly event will include a 2-hour cruise from downtown Pensacola to Fort Pickens, along with a guided tour of Fort Pickens focused on our region's historical role in the Underground Railroad, in celebration of Juneteenth.
Tickets can be purchased at pensacolabaycityferry.com for $25, and children 2 and under are free. Use the promo code "Juneteenth" at checkout for $5 off.
The cruise will depart at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 11 from the Downtown Ferry Landing, located at 750 Commendencia St.
- 2-hour cruise
- Live narration from NPS Ranger
- Guided tour of Fort Pickens
- Climate-controlled cabin
- Concessions available for purchase
- Restrooms onboard
- Wheelchair accessible
This event is part of the 2023 event lineup for Journey to Juneteenth, a month-long celebration spanning from May 20, Florida’s Emancipation Day, through June 19, the federal Juneteenth holiday.
To view the complete Journey to Juneteenth event calendar, go to visitpensacola.com/juneteenth.