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Celebrate Juneteenth Events

June 15th, 2023

Juneteenth is approaching and there are many exciting opportunities to commemorate this significant occasion. See below for some of the many events taking place. These events will serve as a platform to honor the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and foster a deeper understanding of Juneteenth’s historical importance.

Friday, June 16th

Kumbayah the Juneteenth Story Play Performance | 7-9PM | Hosted by Minnesota Humanities Center at Breck School

Saturday, June 17th

AALF Sponsored Event: Juneteenth Minnesota – A Family Celebration at Allianz Field| 12-4PM | Allianz Field | All ages activities, live music, market, games

University of Minnesota, The Art of Freedom: A Juneteenth Celebration |

12-6PM | UROC | Commemorative march, live music, food, art, all ages activities

St. Paul Public Library Juneteenth Celebration 2023 | 1-4:30PM | Sun Ray Library | Food, all ages games and activities

Northside Juneteenth Community Celebration 2023! | 11-3PM | Sanctuary Covenant Church | All ages games and activities, live music, food, art

Black Bodies in Motion: The Ultimate Expression of Freedom | 12-3PM | Midtown Global Market Cultural Wellness Center | Live music, yoga, pilates, Zumba

City of Richfield Juneteenth Celebration | 11:30-4PM | Veterans Park | Freedom walk, food, live performances and guest speakers

Monday, June 19th (Juneteenth)

Soul Of The Southside 2023 Juneteenth Festival| 1-8PM | Under The Canopy at The Hook and Ladder Theater | Music, art, food and live performances

Juneteenth Jam Celebration at Graze Provisions + Libations| 4-8PM |Live music, BBQ and fish fry cookout provided by Soul Bowl

Juneteenth Minnesota Festival | 12PM-1AM | West Broadway & Bar Zia | Parade, rally, festival, live music

City of Bloomington Juneteenth Celebration |11-4PM | Kennedy High School | Live performances, market, food trucks 

City of Edina Juneteenth Celebration | 4-8PM | Centennial Lakes Park | Children’s activities, live music, food trucks

Saturday, June 24th

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom Family Concert | 2PM | Hosted by Minnesota Orchestra at Orchestra Hall