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Juneteenth of Buffalo Celebration
June 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
MLK Park, Fillmore and Best Sts., Buffalo, NY.
Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas, and more generally the emancipation of enslaved African Americans throughout the former Confederate States of America.
The 2-day celebration in Buffalo includes a parade, arts and culture stages, vendors, classes, demonstrations and interactive, fun events.