Celebrate Juneteenth at the second annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration. The event takes place at Hargraves Community Center, 216 N Roberson Street, Chapel Hill, NC on Sunday, June 19th, 2022, from 2 to 6 p.m.
This is a free event.
Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. Juneteenth festivities celebrate Black community and culture, and are often a call to action. They are events that bring the community together.
Learn about more Juneteenth celebrations around the Triangle!
The Chapel Hill – Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration features:
- Live performances by local Black artists
- Black-owned small business fair
- Kids’ activities
- Food trucks
The main stage will feature a variety of local musical acts, including:
- Gospel Winds
- Kevin “Rowdy” Rowsey
- Zion Project
- CJ Suitt
- Freed Joiner
- Bouncing Bulldogs (jump rope team)
Small Business Fair, Non-Profit Expo, & Local Food
Local Black-owned businesses and organizations will be highlighted throughout the event. Small business vendors will sell handcrafted goods and wares inside the center, while non-profits and community groups will engage eventgoers outside. Local Black-owned restaurants and food trucks will serve a variety of foods and special menu items.
The celebration will feature an entire zone dedicated to our youth with arts, books, crafts, games, and more. Head inside to the Hargraves gym for a basketball skills clinic and a performance by the Bouncing Bulldogs jump rope team.
Different exhibits will be on display for attendees to learn about local Black history and discover local Black culture.
More Juneteenth Events in the Triangle
Learn about all the Juneteenth events taking place in the Triangle, or check out a quick list here: