Guide: Juneteenth events and celebrations throughout New York City

Juneteenth marks the 1865 emancipation of the last group of enslaved people, who were in Texas, 2.5 years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2023, 8:30 AM

Updated 393 days ago

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Guide: Juneteenth events and celebrations throughout New York City
Juneteenth marks the 1865 emancipation of the last group of enslaved people, who were in Texas, 2.5 years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
On this day General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas informing the last group of enslaved people that they were freed.
Here are events around New York City to mark the date:

JUNE 16 - 18

Black Creatives and Culture Market Juneteenth
  • Where: City Point Brooklyn
  • Time: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
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Juneteenth NY Festival 2023
  • Where: Prospect Park West, Brooklyn
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JUNE 18 - 19

Juneteenth Food Festival
  • Where: Weeksville Heritage Center, 158 Buffalo Ave.
  • Time: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
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JUNE 16

Juneteenth Flag Raising by Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson
  • Where: Bronx Borough Hall 851 Grand Concourse
  • Time: 12 p.m.

JUNE 17

Ghana Expo and Juneteenth Celebration
  • Where: Poe Park, Grand Concourse bet. E. 192 St. and, E Kingsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY
  • Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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Farmhouse Family Day: Juneteenth Celebration
  • Where: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn
  • Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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Juneteenth Family Day
  • Where: Lawn Area (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn
  • Time: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
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Soul of Food: A Juneteenth Jubilee
  • Where: Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn
  • Time: 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Juneteenth Concert: Dwayne Cook Broadnax: George Gray Jazz Coalition
  • Where: South Oxford Park Stage Area (in South Oxford Park), Brooklyn
  • Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
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JUNE 18

Juneteenth Family Day
  • Where: Pelham Bay Park, Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue
  • Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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Juneteenth: History of Sandy Ground
  • Where: Parking Lot - Bricktown Way Entrance (in Fairview Park), Staten Island
  • Time: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
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Juneteenth: Brooklyn and the Abolitionist Movement
  • Where: Corner of Furman and Old Fulton Streets (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
  • Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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JUNE 19

Van Cortlandt Park Juneteenth
  • Where: Van Cortlandt Park Golf House Deck
  • Time: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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Juneteenth Vigil
  • Where: 86th Street & 4th Avenue, Bay Ridget
  • Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.


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