Juneteenth events across Arkansas

Juneteenth events across Arkansas
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Thursday, May 18th 2023
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Check out this list of Juneteenth events across the state!

  • Mosaic Templars hosts its 14th annual Juneteenth in Da Rock 5k Race and Street Festival on June 17, More info at JuneteenthLittleRock.com
  • One of the oldest Juneteenth events in the state takes place in Wilmar each year: the June Dinner. More details can be found via Facebook.
  • On Juneteenth this year, each visitor to the Little Rock Zoo will receive a $2 discount on admission.
  • Juneteenth in Jonesboro takes place June 15-19 in Jonesboro.  This year the theme is “Honoring the Past, Building on the Promise of Freedom.” For more details visit klekfm.org/juneteenth.
  • The ninth annual Juneteenth Celebration in Mississippi River County takes place June 12-18. More details can be found on their Facebook.

Central Arkansas

6/19, Little Rock, AR, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Juneteenth Celebration: The Little Rock Zoo, 1 Zoo D., Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 

6/17, Little Rock, AR, 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM Juneteenth Arkansas Festival, Interstate Park, 3900 S Arch St. Little Rock, AR

6/18, Little Rock, AR, 4:00 PM, Juneteenth Gospel Celebration, Philander Smith College, 900 W Daisy L Gaston Bates Dr, Little Rock, AR 72202

6/17, Little Rock, AR, 7:30 PM, The Wiz Revisited Juneteenth Celebration (In Affiliation with Juneteenth in Da Rock), 721 West 9th Street, Little Rock, AR

6/17, Lonoke, AR, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Carver Alumni Association: Honoring Juneteenth Freedom Day, Lonoke, AR

6/19, Little Rock, AR, 3-6:00 PM, Celebrate Juneteenth: Life, Love, and Freedom, 2000 Boyle Park Rd., Little Rock, AR, 72204

Lower Delta

6/17, Elaine, AR, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Elaine Juneteenth Festival, Mainstreet in Elaine, AR

Southwest Arkansas

6/17, El Dorado, AR, 5:00 PM, Juneteenth Highschool All-Star Basketball Game, James Johnson gymnasium, El Dorado, AR

6/17, El Dorado, AR, 8:00 PM, Juneteenth Day of Freedom: Front Cover Concert, Fairgrounds, El Dorado, AR

6/17, Tollette, AR, 10:00 AM, Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom, City of Tollette

6/16-18 (Fri-Sun), Hempstead County, Juneteenth: Celebration of History Reception (Historic Washington State Park, WPA Gymnasium); Celebration of resilience parade & festival (Historic Henry C. Yerger Museum to North Side Park); Celebration of liberation Juneteenth Royalty Pageant (Douglas-Washington Center, North Side Park).

6/17/2023, Stamps, AR, 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM, Still we Rise: Juneteenth, Let’s Celebrate Freedom Day, Dr. Maya Angelou Memorial Park, Stamps, AR

Camden, AR, Juneteenth in Camden

6/17/2023, Arkadelphia, AR, 2nd Annual Juneteenth in the Park, 2555 Twin Rivers DR

  • 6/9/2023, Junetwist Paint & Sip, 6:00 PM, Irva Clark Park building.
  • 6/16/2023, Juneteenth Libation Ceremony, 5:00 PM, 247 Buchanan St.
  • 6/16/2023, Juneteenth Parade 6 PM, Downtown Camden line up at the post office
  • 6/17/2023, Faily Fun day 10 AM until, Camden Greek Picnic, & more.
  • 6/18/2023, Annual Juneteenth Car show, 3:00 PM

Magnolia, AR, Juneteenth Festival 2023

  • 6/10/2023, Juneteenth Pageant, 5:00 PM, 100 E. University, Magnolia, AR
  • 6/16/2023, Gospel Explosion, 7:00 PM, 1400 Highschool Dr., Magnolia, AR
  • 6/17/2023, 10:00 AM, Juneteenth Parade, Main St to Pine St.
For more on Juneteenth in Arkansas, check out this article from Discover Arkansas! 

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