LIST: Juneteenth celebrations around the Tri-State

Published: Jun. 16, 2021 at 12:20 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 19, 2021 at 3:00 PM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Saturday is Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

Check out some of the celebrations around the Tri-State this weekend.

Cincinnati Juneteenth Festival

Due to COVID-19, this event will not be hosted at Eden Park per usual but a virtual Juneteenth concert will be airing on FOX19

Saturday, June 19 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Flag raising ceremony

Cincinnati City Hall, 801 Plum Street

Friday, June 18 at 10 a.m.

Juneteenth at Findlay Market

A two-day event starting off with a panel discussion led by Black is Excellence and followed by a food tasting event.

Findlay Market, 109 West Elder Street

Friday, June 18, from 1 p.m. -2 p.m.: Juneteenth Panel Discussion led by Black is Excellence

Saturday, June 19: Juneteenth Food Tasting Event

In the Street On Juneteenth Block Party

Hosted by Paloozanoire, the party will include entertainment, food, arts, connectivity activations, fireworks, a dedicated artist zone, family zone and Black Woman’s entrepreneurial networking zone.

The Banks

Friday, June 18 from 4 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Juneteenth Freedom Day: ORV Racial Justice Team

There will be crafts, games, food, and a special program at 2 p.m. for everyone.

Saturday, June 19 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

New Vision United Methodist Church

There will be crafts, games, food, and a special program at 2 pm for everyone that day

Mobile Black Wall Street: Juneteenth Festival

This outdoor food, music, and street festival celebrates Black-owned businesses and vendors while connecting them to the community. The event features craft beer, a street fair, kids’ activities, and live entertainment.

Esoteric Brewing Co., 918 E. McMillan Street

Saturday, June 19 from 2 p.m. -7 p.m.

Juneteenth Freedom Day hosted by AG

The celebration will feature performances from local artists.

The Flex Shop 914 Race Street

Saturday, June 19 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission Fatherhood Program Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom

Free admission, free food, raffles, games and prizes. Jump rope contest. St. Elizabeth career fair. State of Black healthcare in northern Kentucky panel discussion.

Randolph Park, 226 E. 8th St., Covington

Saturday, June 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

City of Hamilton Juneteenth Celebration

2 DJs and a full schedule of events and performances from start to end.

1140 S Front St, Hamilton

Saturday, June 19 from 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

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