Juneteenth is a time to celebrate the emancipation of slavery in America. The official Independence Day of Blacks in America. Atlanta has been a hub for tons of civil rights activists and moments. If you’re looking for activities to enjoy around the city that are honoring and recognizing this momentous day, check out our round-up below.
1. Beauty Noire Event
Celebrate black beauty, excellence, and more at this event in Pullman Yards. This will be their 4th Annual Festival. Enjoy performers, Djs, food, games, and more.
2. Hampton + Hudson offering drink specials
Starting June 19th, Hampton + Hudson will be offering drink specials in honor of Juneteenth and donating all proceeds to BEAM, a Black emotional and mental health collective, and The Urban League of Greater Atlanta, a non-profit civil rights organization dedicated to the social justice and economic advancement of African Americans founded in 1920.
3. For the Culture Festival
Guests will enjoy a variety of art, music, and culture from black creatives and artists while immersing themselves in an extraordinary experience that will ignite your senses. There will be exciting literary workshops and engage in deep discussions with other creatives.
4. Atl Juneteenth Parade
Continue celebrating freedom at this Juneteenth Parade freedom, liberty, human rights, social justice, judicial reform, and world peace. This will take place at Centennial Olympic Park 265 Park Avenue W Northwest Atlanta, GA 30313.
5. Atlanta Juneteenth Music Festival
Enjoy the soulful sounds of music at Centennial Park this weekend! Attendees can enjoy This high-spirited celebration of freedom, unity, and equality. There will be captivating floats, colorful dance troops, community youth organizations, mesmerizing marching bands, and esteemed local and national dignitaries.
6. Juneteenth Celebration at The Home Depot Backyard
Enjoy this family-friendly Juneteenth celebration this evening. Home Depot will be throwing the ultimate backyard bash. The event kicks off at 6:30 pm. Guests will enjoy food trucks, giveaways, raffles, and activities.
7. Celebration at Oakland Cemetery
Take a tour of African American Burial Grounds located inside Oakland Cemetery. Get more insight into those who lived and died and made an impact in the city of Atlanta.