Juneteenth, short for June Nineteenth, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state to ensure all enslaved people were freed. Celebrate Juneteenth with these events.

Juneteenth Cemetery Walking Tour at Marietta City Cemetery

This walking tour highlights the African Americans who became leaders in the Black community. June 18.

Jubilee: A Juneteenth Celebration at National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Family-friendly events will explore the stories, struggles and triumphs of Juneteenth. June 19.

Juneteenth: Access for All at High Museum of Art

Celebrate Juneteenth with inspiring activities, art-making and free admission. June 19.

Juneteenth Celebration at City Green at Sandy Springs

Join in this tribute to freedom and liberty with a performing arts production, a STEAM digital art gallery, educational activities, food vendors and more. June 19.

Juneteenth Celebration at Lee Street Park

Celebrate Juneteenth with special guests, performances, food trucks and retail vendors. June 19.

Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival at Piedmont Park

This celebration of freedom, unity and equality features live music, handmade merchandise, immersive cultural activities and a Black History Parade with floats, fly-over jets, dance troops and more. June 21-23.

Powder Springs Juneteenth Celebration at Thurman Springs Park

Experience history, culture, entertainment, African dance, puppetry, a History Tent and more to celebrate Juneteenth and the community. June 22.

Juneteenth Fest: Celebrating Black Culture In America at The Beacon @ East Roswell

Celebrate Juneteenth with the culture of Black America with vendors, local food trucks, bounce houses and inflatables. June 23.

Past events:

Cobb County NAACP Juneteenth Celebration at Marietta Square

Celebrate Juneteenth with a cultural festival honoring this 21-year tradition. June 14-16.

Juneteenth Family Festival at Oakland Cemetery

Tour Oakland’s historic African American Burial Grounds, listen to live music, hear storytelling for children, shop a vendor market and more. June 15.

Juneteenth at William Root House

Commemorate Juneteenth with guided museum tours, living history demonstrations, storytelling and more. June 15.

Juneteenth at Atlanta History Center

Celebrate Black culinary history and America’s pastime, baseball, with cooking demonstrations, museum theater and exhibits. June 15.

City of Austell Juneteenth Festival at Legion Park

Honor history with a parade, live music, DJs, food trucks, a Kid’s Fun Zone and more. June 15.

Juneteenth Celebration at Newtown Park

Enjoy this community celebration with food trucks and entertainment. June 15.

Concert on the Green: A Juneteenth Celebration at Logan Farm Park

Join this celebration of freedom and respect for all cultures. June 15.

Juneteenth Celebration at Town at Trilith

Celebrate Juneteenth and the community with live performances, food trucks, children’s activities and more. June 15.

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