How You Can Celebrate Juneteenth Freedom Day In Phoenix

Juneteenth Freedom Day

Juneteenth Freedom Day

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.

Usually there are festivities around the country & around the valley to commemorate this day in American history. 

As the coronavirus cases continue to rise to Phoenix & country, many Juneteenth events have been canceled, but some continue on. Please be aware of events mandates such as wearing masks, social distancing, etc.

If you can't or don't want to attend an event... you can also donate and learn more about Juneteenth via local valley Organizations.

Events:

  • Juneteenth March - Downtown Phoenix
    • Phoenix Civic Space Park 
    • Friday, June 19 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Juneteenth at El Dorado Park in Scottsdale
    • 2311 N. Miller Rd, Scottsdale 
    • Friday, June 19 at 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Food, music and games. Organizers are guaranteeing "good vibes."
    • Event Info HERE
  • Juneteenth at MAA Wellness Center 
    • 3146 East Wier Avenue, Phoenix Room 19
    • Friday, June 19 at 1 p.m.
    • Event Info HERE
  • My Soul Sangs! Juneteenth Celebration 
    • 90 minute recital, audience sing-a-long and discussion featuring artist Nadari Hockenhull.
    • Saturday, June 20 at 5 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    • Arizona Opera: 1636 North Central Ave., Phoenix 
    • Event Info HERE

Donate & Learn:

When it reopens... visit the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center located in the Historic Warehouse District in Downtown Phoenix. The mission is to "explore the roles of African derived Americans in shaping the history of Phoenix and the state of Arizona."

You can still support the museum here

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