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Juneteenth celebrations in metro Atlanta

Jun 10, 2021
Brenau Staff

Juneteenth Festival at Stone Mountain Village

In-person

Saturday, June 19, from 6-9 p.m.

Plans include a festival on Main Street featuring local dignitaries, live music, choirs, vendors, African drummers and dancers, a cultural exhibit and fireworks. For more information, send an email to juneteenth@stonemountaincity.org. Find the event on Facebook and Eventbrite.

African-American men with instruments  stand outside in black and white photo.
Emancipation Day Celebration Band, June 19, 1900. [PICA-05481], Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Atlanta History Center

Virtual Experience

Juneteenth at Atlanta History Center is a celebration of the traditions and achievements of African American culture.

Beginning June 1, join us virtually as we honor Black innovation, creativity, and activism throughout the entire month.

From a panel discussion exploring the lives and experiences of perseverant African-American figures like civil rights leader C.T. Vivian, to a deep dive into historic locations in Atlanta’s African-American community, check back often to discover curated resources that will help you and your family learn more about Juneteenth and the rich African-American legacy on which our city and country are built.

Events include:

  • Author Talk with Annette Gordon-Reed about her new book, On Juneteenth.
  • A panel discussion on June 21 about C.T. Vivian’s posthumously published memoir, titled It’s In the Action, with co-author Steve Fiffer, Al Vivian, and Ambassador Andrew Young.

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Juneteenth Atlanta Parade & Music Festival

Juneteenth Atlanta Parade & Music Festival

In-person

This ninth annual event will be held June 18-20 at Centennial Olympic Park, from 1-10 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. Event includes a Black History Parade, a live performance by Arrested Development, a cultural arts amphitheater, two music stages, an artist’s market, vendors, food trucks and family activities. Produced by Juneteenth Atlanta, a nonprofit organization. Free admission.

Juneteenth Celebration! Saturday, June 19, 2021, 11 a.m.-4p.m. Join us as we celebrate Juneteenth during a family fun-filled day. Historical Presentations, Performances & Music, Vendors, Games and Food Trucks. Rhodes Jordan Park, 100 E. Crogan St. Lawrenceville, GA.
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The United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County

In-person

This organization, which works to build a stronger community that embraces diversity, will hold a Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rhodes Jordan Park, 100 East Crogan St., Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046. The “family fun-filled event” includes performances, music, historical presentations, vendors and food trucks. Free admission.

Black Women;s Association of Sugar Hill presents Juneteenth 2021 Sugar Hill Celebration of Freedom. 5-8 p.m., Saturday, June 19, 5039 W. Broad St. NE, Sugar Hill, GA 30518. Family style picnic, food trucks, kid activities, voter registration, live entertainment, raffles, BWASH scholarship presentation, music by DJ Baby Drea. Face mask and social distancing strongly encouraged. Contact us: bwasugarhill@gmail.com, (678) 562-5321

BWASH’s 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration

In-person

Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 5-8 p.m.

5039 W Broad St NE, Sugar Hill, GA 30518-4611, United States

Come celebrate Juneteenth in the sweet city of Sugar Hill! We will have a live D.J., various entertainment, food trucks, tons of vendors.

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Wm. Root House – Juneteenth Celebration

In-person

June 12, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
​Join us as we commemorate Juneteenth, an annual celebration of the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved African Americans in the U.S. in June 1865. The day will include guided museum tours, living history demonstrations, poetry readings, and more.  We will also be unveiling a new garden sculpture dedicated to the many enslaved people who lived in Marietta prior to the end of the Civil War whose names were not recorded and are now lost to time. The unveiling will take place in the courtyard near the Root House Visitor Center.

We are pleased to offer FREE ADMISSION to this program thanks to the generous support of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty (Cobb Office). 

Saturday, June 19, 2021, Free food, music, vendors, & voter registration.
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AME Antioch Church, Juneteenth Celebrate Freedom
Stand Up! Stand Strong! Stand Together!

In-person

Saturday June 19,2021

VOTERCADE & FESTIVAL

  • Votercade Line Up: 10 a.m. – 4730 Elam Road Stone Mountain, GA 30083
  • Rally & Festival: 12 p.m. (NOON) – 765 South Hairston Road Stone Mountain, GA 30083
  • FREE FOOD, MUSIC, VENDORS, & VOTER REGISTRATION
  • Join us for a panel discussion on:
    • Social Injustice
    • Voter Suppression
    • Rise in Crime

For more information please email: antiochsocialaction@gmail.com

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience

Virtual

Juneteenth is a time to celebrate, gather as a family, reflect on the past and look to the future. The National Museum of African American History and Culture invites you to engage in your history and discover ways to celebrate this holiday.

Screenshot of the OCAAHS Juneteenth website.

OCAAHS & Montpelier Juneteenth

Virtual

June 1-30, 2021
Join us for Juneteenth 2021 as we virtually honor our ancestors and celebrate African American history, food, music, faith, family, and freedom!