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Juneteenth Festival

  • Starts:

    June 16, 2018, 11:00 am

  • Ends:

    4:00 pm

Neighborhood: Pico Boulevard
2200 Virginia Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404

The City of Santa Monica will host the 26thAnnual Juneteenth Celebration at Virginia Avenue Park on June 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  All are invited to this jubilant celebration of justice and liberty in commemoration of the announcement of the emancipation of enslaved African Americans who lived in the former Confederacy - two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Activities such as crafts, face painting, and games for kids will be available at the Kids’ Korner and a King’s Court celebrating fathers will feature ping-pong, chess, and other games.