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Journey to Juneteenth Ferry Cruise

Photo By: City of Pensacola

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.

Ticket includes:

  • 2-hour cruise
  • Live narration from NPS Ranger
  • Guided tour of Fort Pickens

Ferry features:

  • 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.