Juneteenth is a national holiday and an important time to celebrate FREEDOM. Enjoy the following events to learn more, celebrate, and take action in pursuit of greater justice and equity.
Juneteenth Festival (Winston Salem, NC)
June 19, 12PM-7PM at Biotech Place and Bailey Park
This in-person event features performances from Sophia Feaster, Janice Price, and Lawrence and Mae Burner, and the youth of Winston-Salem. This event also includes music, exhibits, food trucks, games, and more! No registration required; click here to learn more!
Juneteenth Celebration (High Point, NC)
June 19, 2-6PM
Join the High Point community for a celebration of black-owned businesses! This event includes live music, food, and more! Click here for more information.
Celebrate Juneteenth at the Museum of History (Raleigh, NC)
June 18, 1-4PM
Come to the North Carolina Museum of History Kelly Starling Lyons will be reading and signing books at the event. Visitors can also meet the Battery B Second Regiment, United States Colored Troops Light Artillery Civil War reenactors and visit museum exhibits. Admission is free, but registration is required. Click here for more information!
Commemorate Juneteenth at the State Capitol (Raleigh, NC)
Visitors to the NC State Capitol are invited to help chalk artist Kiara Sanders create line drawings on the sidewalk. Historians will also be there to present. Click here for more information.
Juneteenth Freedom Celebration (Lexington, NC)
June 19, 3PM
Join Lexington for a virtual celebration and reflection. Then, join for an in-person tour walk from 6-9 pm. There will be speakers, poets, musicians, historians, food trucks, and more. Click here to register for free!
Freedom A Juneteenth Celebration (Charlotte, NC)
June 19, 9AM-2PM
Come to the Knight Theater for a free event with “young professionals, progressive thinkers, fashion enthusiast, and party-goers.” This upscale event and venue is celebrating Juneteenth in style! Click here to register!
Juneteenth Ruck/Walk (Greensboro, NC)
June 19, 9AM-12PM
The course goes through the civil rights history of the community, and tickets are free! The event is run by F3 Greensboro, a workout group for male community leadership. Guest speakers, artists, and teachers will be featured at this event. Click here for more information.