10+ Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth
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 and virtual activities.
Commemorate Juneteenth with guided museum tours, living history demonstrations, poetry readings and more. June 12.
This week-long virtual celebration includes new videos each day with history, trivia, readings, interviews and more. June 12-20.
The City of South Fulton celebrates Juneteenth with a film festival, community outreach and a finale concert. June 15-19.
Watch “Black Panther,” listen to live music, enjoy interactive arts exhibits, play in the kid’s zone and more. June 18.
Listen to live music, see a car and bike show, shop the artist’s market, enjoy children’s activities and more. June 18-20.
The City of Acworth will hold a concert from the Total Package Band. June 19.
With the Juneteenth Virtual Community Day, learn about rich African American traditions and culture through art, storytelling, music and dance. June 19.
Stone Mountain’s celebration includes fireworks, games, live music, vendors and more. June 19.
See three new choreographic works inspired by the African American experience: “Trane,” “Little Rock Nine” and “The Movement.” June 19.
Virtual events and activities include live and recorded performances, panel discussions and more. June 19.
Celebrate Juneteenth with daily videos showcasing artists and their stories. Through June 19.
Visit Oakland’s African American Burial Grounds, examine a replica of a Praise House, and view a multimedia installation of a traditional African American worship and gathering practice. June 19-July 11.
Learn more about Juneteenth at home with these resources from Atlanta History Center, including blog posts, music, reading list and more. Through June 21.
This celebration features performers, vendors, reenactors and historical information. Through June 30.
Support local Black-owned businesses, restaurants and services in the metro Atlanta area.