San Diego has celebrated Juneteenth for over 50 years. In 2021 the county honors African American history and culture through the following events on Saturday, June 19th.
Juneteenth Healing the Community Festival
11am - 4pm | Memorial Park - 2975 Ocean View Blvd, San Diego 92113
the Cooper Family Foundation Juneteenth celebration. Come by the booth and spread the word about the NAACP! We also need volunteers for the booth. If interested, please send an email to email@example.com. More details available HERE.
San Diego Meet-UP and Juneteenth Virtual 5K
7:30 - 9:30am | Waterfront Park - 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
Join the We Are Run Series and Fit, Black, and Educated, Inc. for our annual Juneteenth Celebration Virtual 5k run/walk/bike. This event commemorates June 19th, 1865, the date when the last remaining Black American slaves in the Confederacy were emancipated, effectively marking the end of chattel slavery in the United States. Join us from wherever you are to celebrate a new beginning and reflect on this historic day. More details available HERE.
Juneteenth 2021 In Balboa Park
1pm | Pepper Grove Park in Balboa Park
Artists 4 Black Lives SD and Black in PUSD present a day of art, activism and allyship. This Juneteenth celebration is a space for local artists to raise their voices against racism and prejudice. It begins at 1 p.m. at Pepper Grove Park in Balboa Park. More details available HERE.
Say It Loud 2021 Juneteenth Festival
Various times, days, and locations.
The San Diego Black Artist Collective's Say It Loud 2021 Juneteenth Festival in partnership with several San Diego theaters! Join us for a seven-day celebration uplifting the nuances of the Black experience through art for Juneteenth. The San Diego Black Artist Collective in partnership with New Village Arts, La Jolla Playhouse, Moxie Theatre, Diversionary Theatre, San Diego Repertory Theatre, and The Old Globe! More details available HERE.
Juneteenth Wellness Festival
10am - 8pm | InterContinental San Diego 901 Bayfront Court San Diego, CA, 92101
Mark your calendars for The First Annual Juneteenth Wellness Festival presented by @theyogabus.co. This is the perfect day to dedicate yourself to uplifting the Black Community, exploring creativity, educating on wellness, fostering togetherness and, of course, CELEBRATING life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. More details available HERE.
Benefit for Afro-Mexicans In Costa Chica
12pm | LIVE STREAM event click here to watch.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force of Southfield, Michigan, will host a Virtual "Juneteenth Benefit Event for Afro-Mexicans in Costa Chica," the region in Guererro and Oaxaca that has the largest population. Listen to this message from Ms. Faira Glenn, President, and Dorothy Dean, Esq., the legal advisor for the foundation. US citizens can make tax-deductible donations to help send health necessities, food, and educational supplies.
1 - 5pm | 1835 Gallery Studios - 1835 Imperial Ave San Diego, CA 92102
Start the holiday off @1835studios with day party vibes featuring Hip-Hop/R&B, Dancehall, and Afrobeat sounds curated by @dauché@abjonian@oh_it_djdm@djdrumright. There will be food, games, artists and merchandise! Drinks will served by @the_bar_bank. Treat yourself and inquire about our special VIP packages. Come out and jumpoff your Juneteenth celebrations with us! More details available HERE.