Check out these virtual and in-person events Juneteeth 2021 events! Get ready to celebrate the best way WE know how!
Presented by the Robert Randolph Foundation, the Juneteenth Unifyfest brings diverse voices together to celebrate one of the most impactful events in Black History. Hosted by Amanda Seales and JB Smoove, Unifyfest will commemorate this year’s Juneteenth celebration with musical performances, inspiring remarks, films, comedy, storytelling, and appearances by civic leaders and influencers. Performances include Earth Wind & Fire, India Arie, Darius Rucker, with appearances by Phylicia Rashād, Wayne Brady, Jesse Williams, and many more! uneteenthunifyfest.com
THEWRLDISOURS presents a Juneteenth networking event for business owners to network and grow their business ventures. This FREE event will take place on June 19th at WAY L.A Studios (4130 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ) from 1pm-5pm. Bring your business card and get ready to network! eventbrite.com
The City of Miami Gardens Vice Mayor Reggie Leon, Councilwoman Katrina Wilson, and Councilman Robert Stephens III present the Juneteenth Drive-In Celebration hosted by Comedian Marvin Dixon. Miami Gardens has invited special acts to perform multiple musical selections that will highlight the evolution of slavery to freedom in the United States. There will be merchandise and food trucks, with music provided by DJ BoWeezy. The event will take place on June 19th @ 5p EST at Calder Casino Lot E (21001 Northwest 27th Avenue,
Miami Gardens, FL). miamigardens-fl.gov
This event will take place at the DuSable Museum of African American History (740 E. 56th Pl, Chicago, IL). After having been closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DuSable Museum of African American History is scheduled to reopen to the public on “Juneteenth” (Saturday, June 19, 2021), at 11:00 AM with a “Welcome Back” Ceremony celebrating the return to business for the nation’s first independent Black History Museum. dusablemuseum.org
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (315 E. Warren Ave. Detroit, MI) will host virtual and in-person Juneteenth celebration events June 17-20. The list of FREE events will include a movie screening of “Concrete Cowboy” at Campus Martius Park on June 18th and a Juneteenth Jubilee Stroll on Saturday, June 19th. The Juneteenth Jubilee Stroll is a unique shopping experience dedicated to promoting quality education, economics, and community engagement all while highlighting Black-owned businesses on the Livernois Avenue of Fashion. thewright.org
The Black Family Reunion Carnival will take place at the Easy Days Black Market on June 19th from 11a-8p (4972 South Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV). Come shop, play & celebrate at the Easy Days Black Market for a Juneteenth reunion. They will have live music, games and some performing acts highlighting the importance of Juneteenth! You can expect to see your favorite small business vending here along with some Easy Days giveaways! eventbrite.com
Shop & Sip Harlem will take place in Harlem, NY between June 18-20! Shop from several black-owned businesses and celebrate with some of the best cocktails by Maker’s Mark. For a list of all locations participating, visit experienceharlem.com.
Conceived and curated by the award-winning poet and artist Carl Hancock Rux, I Dream a Dream That Dreams Back at Me is an experiential site-specific event celebrating the Juneteenth emancipation holiday. Move across the Lincoln Center campus and experience the performance unfolding around you in multiple distinct parts—ending with a seated concert. The event is taking place on Saturday, June 19 at 7pm. For tickets and more info, visit lincolncenter.org