The 16th annual North Carolina Juneteenth Celebration will take place Saturday, June 19th, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m., on East Main Street, between Roxboro and Dillard Streets, in Durham.
Juneteenth marks the day, June 19th, 1865, when the Emancipation Proclamation (which had been issued on January 1st, 1863) was finally read to enslaved African–Americans in Texas.
The festival will feature:
- National recording artists
- Local performers
- Food vendors
- Merchandise vendors
- Health fair
- Kids’ Zone
- Fashion Shows
More Juneteenth Events in the Triangle
Learn about all the Juneteenth events taking place in the Triangle, or check out a quick list here: