Juneteenth, also referred to as Freedom Day, is observed each June 19th, honoring the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. Check out these in-person and virtual events and celebrate freedom with your community!
Honoring Juneteenth in our community
As our nation moves towards acknowledging that the legacy of slavery continues to present issues for Black Americans like racism, violence, and injustice, we also recognize the complex tension our history has created in our communities today and the positive change we can effect. This Juneteenth, Sat. June 19th, share your acknowledgement and honor the day by engaging in activities and service with your community. Visit the links below to view Juneteenth activities across Arizona and online.
Events in Arizona
Phoenix - Eastlake Park Juneteenth Valley of the Sun Celebration
Chandler - Juneteenth Community Events
Scottsdale - McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park Juneteenth Freedom Celebration
Tucson - Juneteenth Celebration
Flagstaff - Juneteenth Black Business Expo
Mesa - Mesa Historical Museum Juneteenth Program - The Matriarchs of Washington Art and Film Viewing
Virtual Events & Activities
Summer Program for all kids ages 7 - 17 - Black Girls Code
Youth ages 13 - 17 Free Gaming, Coding, Esports 2 Day Camp - STEAM IN THE GAME Juneteenth Celebration
For Education Enthusiasts - Arizona Historical Society Virtual Event: Strategies for Teaching Black History