Celebrate Juneteenth in Madison

Check out these local events where you can celebrate and honor the upcoming cultural holiday.

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The Juneteenth Celebration in the Park is put on by Madison’s Kujichagulia Center.

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Juneteenth is coming up on Monday, June 19. We rounded up a few local events where you can celebrate and honor the holiday in the 608.

Friday, June 16
Juneteenth Wine Down | 6-9 p.m. | Memorial Union
The WAA African American Affinity Group invites you to enjoy food, music, networking, and thought-provoking conversations.

Saturday, June 17
Juneteenth in the Park | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Penn Park
Grab a bite to eat while perusing a variety of local artists, presentations, activities, and cultural information at this family-centered affair.

Sunday, June 18
Juneteenth Celebration on the Terrace | 2:30-9:30 p.m. | Memorial Union
Enjoy free jazz performances all day long as part of the Madison Jazz Festival.

Monday, June 19
Resilience, Reflection, and Joy | 12 p.m. | Virtual
Melissa Harris-Perry will discuss the historical context surrounding Juneteenth and how to celebrate and recognize the occasion.