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Juneteenth

Where to Celebrate?

Below is a list of celebrations taking place in Oregon, and across the country, for Juneteenth. Some are virtual and include a variety of performances such as music, poetry, storytelling and dance.

In Oregon

Event at OSU

Oregon State University recognizes June 19th, Juneteenth, as a Holiday.

See the announcement here

 

Juneteenth Oregon

  • Founded by community leader Clara Peoples, initiating the first Juneteenth celebration in Oregon in 1945 with Portland's first annual celebration in 1972. This celebration features a variety of local musical artists and special guests.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) 

  • Theme of Black Joy
  • Links to this year's celebration featuring local Black artists 

Juneteenth Celebration in Medford, OR

  • To enrich the community, educate, support Black Businesses and celebrate freedom

  • Pear Blossom Park (312 E 4th St, Medford, OR)  from 11 am - 7 pm, June 19th

Across the Country

Brookland Public Library Juneteenth Celebrations

  • a variety of celebrations including story times for multiple ages, music events, dance, and movie screenings

National Civil Rights Museum Storytime

  • Recorded for YouTube
  • Featuring the book Juneteenth for Mazie

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Blkfreedom.org

  • Join historic museums focusing on African American History and Civll Rights in exploring themes of the Constitution in celebrating Juneteenth: We the People

  • Video celebrations include this year as well as 2021 and 2020

  • Website includes downloadable fact cards for social media, Juneteenth flag coloring page, and more

Juneteenth Music Festival

  • Denver Colorado in the Historic Five Points Neighborhood, Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19

  • Two-day street festival with live music, entertainment, vendors, and food in Five Points with headliners Dave East and Twista

Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire 2022 Juneteenth Celebration

  • June 10 - Jun 20, 2022

  • The Gift: African American Public Arts 

  • Virtual live streamed and In-Person events including workshops, Concert, Keynote Address, & film screenings

DC Public Library Juneteenth Events