One of my favorite holidays to celebrate is Juneteenth. This year I decided to host a Lowcountry Juneteenth in my home with a few of my favorite Juneteeth foods and Lowcountry style. If you are making last minute plans to celebrate, here is some inspiration for you to celebrate Juneteenth with Lowcountry Style. Be sure to share images of your Juneteenth celebrations with us using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle
Lowcountry Juneteenth: Inspiration for How to Celebrate Juneteenth at Home
Red velvet cake is a traditional dessert served for Juneteenth and is a staple for many southern celebrations.
Red rice is a requirement for any lowcountry party. I love mine with sausage and pieces of fatback and of course fresh tomato sauce no paste!
Don’t forget your veggies and if fried cabbage and yams are on the menu, this won’t happen.
Turkey wings are a staple lowcountry dish and a perfect option for guests with seafood allergies.
Garlic crab is one of my favorite dishes for any casual party and my local seafood/soulfood restaurant, William’s Seafood, is my favorite place to order them.
This seafood rice is a Lowcountry staple and the pops of red from the shrimp are a perfect homage to traditional Juneteeth foods.
These garlic butter red potatoes are a great side dish for a Juneteenth celebration and a delicious option for your vegetarian guests.
For this tablescape, I used a mixture of greens, golds, black, white and woods to create a modern yet natural style for this Juneteenth celebration.
These brass wine glasses have an island inspired style and a perfect container for straws and utensils. I chose to use a few of my favorite pieces of stationery displaying Lowcountry landscapes for table decor.
I love gold trimmed glassware. These traditional goblets displayed the Juneteenth hibiscus tea perfectly.
Loved using these palm leaf place mats to add a pop of color and Lowcountry style to this casual celebration.
I am obsessed with this vintage bowl with a brass base. It is a perfect dish to carry crabs or seafood for an outdoor dinner party.
Jackson loves red rice and Lowcountry food. I can’t say I blame him.
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