In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Where to celebrate Juneteenth this year!

Canton Juneteenth

Saturday, June 15th head to Canton for a day full of celebrations starting with a 5K in the morning at 7:30 am and music in the evening starting at 4 pm.

Join the 4th annual Canton Juneteenth celebrations with adult games, delicious food, entertainment, kids fun, local vendors and more!

To sign up for the 5k go HERE!

 

Learn more here!

Juneteenth Blues in the Park

Saturday, June 15th gates open at 12pm for the Juneteenth Blues in the Park Concert presented by the City of Jackson Dept of Parks and Recreation.

Music starts at 3pm and performers include Bigg Robb, Tre Williams, Dave Mack, LL.J. Echols, Midnight Star, Omar Cunningham, Krishunda Echols!

FREE TICKETS to this event are available at these locations:

  • Jackson City Hall
  • City of Jackson Dept of Parks & Recreation Metro-center
  • Sylvester’s BBQ off Hwy 18
  • Bettina’s Soul Food Kitchen in Canton
  • Vintage Barbie Btq in Pearl
  • Hilton Garden Inn (King Edward Hotel)
  • 90.1 WMPR on Pecan Park Cir
  • 97.7 WRBJ Station on North State St
  • WJMI/WKXI on Pear Orchard Rd
  • Harris shoe Repair in Greenwood
  • Cutting Edge Barbershop in Kosciusko or text 678-322-8098 for more info

Learn more here!

Juneteenth family fun day celebration

On Sunday, June 16th from 1pm to 10pm head over to Patrick’s Place on Bailey Ave for food, fun and celebration all in the name of freedom!

This celebration will be a day of educating, empowerment and entertainment!

 

Juneteenth on Farish

Saturday, June 22nd from 5pm- 10pm, Farish Street will be filled with the 4th Annual Juneteenth on Farish Parade and Festival!

Tailgating begins at 2pm
Parade Starts at 5 pm
Festival & music starts at 6 pm

Check out a list of the entertainers here:

Learn more here!