Juneteenth Celebrations in and around #DowntownWPB

Juneteenth (June 19) commemorates the day the announcement of the abolition of slavery was made in Texas in 1865. This weekend, celebrate and honor African American culture through the arts, history, entertainment, and more! 

  1. Celebration For All! Rohi’s Readery’s One-Year Anniversary (June 18-19): Rohi’s Readery, the country’ first-ever social justice driven bookstore and The Square are hosting a two-day diversity and family celebration on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19. Rohi’s Readery will also be celebrating their one-year anniversary. From 10 a.m.-7 p.m., attendees can enjoy eclectic culinary pop-ups, an array of local Black-owned businesses, live musical performances and more! The event is free to attend but registration for events is required. Click Here for the full schedule of events and to register.  
  1. Juneteenth Family Celebration Day (Norton Museum of Art): Bring your family and friends to the Norton Museum of Art on Saturday, June 18 for the Juneteenth Family Celebration Day! From 12-5 p.m., enjoy live musical performances, dance, gallery talks on African American artists, storytelling, and art-making activities. Admission is free. Click Here for more information.  
  1. Juneteenth Freedom Day of Celebration (500 Block): Head to the 500 Block on Saturday, June 18 from 3-11 p.m. for a Juneteenth celebration filled with music, food, arts and more! The event is for all ages and FREE to attend. Click Here for the full schedule of events.