Juneteenth, or Freedom Day is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. This holiday is considered the longest running African-American holiday and has been called America’s second Independence Day.
Check out some of the events celebrating Juneteenth throughout the Cleveland area:
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2022
Cleveland Juneteenth Freedom Fest
Mall C, Cleveland
12:00 – 10:00 p.m.
A Juneteenth Celebration at African American Cultural Garden
890 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Cleveland
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Mx. Juneteenth: A Black and Queer Liberation Celebration
4701 Perkins Ave., Cleveland
12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Juneteenth Celebration Cleveland, presented by Empowering Women in Every Community
Christ Lutheran Church, 13812 Bellaire Rd, Cleveland
12:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Juneteenth Celebration and Makers Market at Van Aken District
Van Aken District, Shaker Heights
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
1100 E. 9th St., Cleveland
2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2022
Coventry Village Juneteenth Celebration
Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights
1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
South Euclid’s Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration
Garfield Memorial Church South Euclid Campus, 1534 S. Green Road
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
University Heights Juneteenth Celebration
Walter Stinson Community Park, 2301 Fenwick Road, University Heights
1:30p.m. -8:30 p.m. June 19
For more events around Northeast Ohio, you can visit WKYC (EC Employer Member) and view their Juneteenth 2022 Guide
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