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Mark Your Calendar: Juneteenth Celebrations Happening Across South Florida You Should Know About

It’s almost Juneteenth–the day the last enslaved African Americans were informed of their freedom. On June 19th, Black people across the country commemorate Juneteenth by celebrating our resilience through community uplift, education, fellowship, food and entertainment.

We’ve put together a list of events happening in South Florida that celebrate Freedom Day and give you the full Juneteenth experience. Check them out below!

Miami-Dade County

1. Miami Juneteenth Vibe After 5

  • Friday, June 16th, 2023
  • 1000 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida
  • 6PM

Issa Juneteenth kickoff party! Join Dream Marketing Group, The Urban, And Crown Royal for a chance to explore a new world of cocktails at the FLWERS Experience featuring The New Canned Cocktails! Purchase tickets here.

2. Juneteenth Comedy Show

  • Friday, June 16th, 2023
  • Villain Theater Miami
  • 8:30PM

Join an all-black cast of actors for a Juneteenth celebration show and enjoy live improvised comedy from the best improvisers in town! Purchase tickets here.

3. Run/Walk For Education

  • Saturday, June 17th, 2023
  • Freedom Lab
  • 6:30AM

The Running Edge is partnering with Mino Learning Lab to host the third annual Juneteenth Day of Service and first #RunForEducation fundraiser. They are promoting healthy habits, battle food insecurity, create community through the arts while empowering Miami’s Historically Black Neighborhoods. Donate and register here.

4. Juneteenth on Broadway

  • Saturday, June 17th, 2023
  • 6214 NW 18th Ave, Miami, Fl 33147
  • 2PM-5PM

Coalition For Education and Economic Development in association with Kreativ Myndz Events presents Juneteenth on Broadway. Enjoy the soulful sound of live music, and amazing hand-made merchandise from local vendors. , live entertainment, health screenings, instructional dance demonstration, raffles and more! Event is free.

5. Juneteenth Park-In & Party: Experience in the Gardens

  • Saturday, June 17th, 2023
  • Hard Rock Stadium (Lot 15)
  • Gate opens at 3pm

City of Miami Gardens Vice Mayor Katrina Wilson, Councilman Reggie Leon and Councilman Robert Stephens, III present the 3rd Annual Juneteenth Park-In and Party Celebration under this year’s theme, “Experience in the Gardens”! The Park-In and Party is hosted by Miami Gardens’ own Comedian Marvin Dixon with music by DJ Bo Weezy. Purchase tickets here.

6. The Juneteenth Experience 2023

  • Monday, June 19th, 2023
  • 7275 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33141
  • 6:30PM

The Juneteenth Experience is an interdisciplinary performance and celebration of our national holiday, Juneteenth. The performance will feature song, dance, spoken word, and multimedia. ⁠The two-part performance begins at 6:30 PM with the screening of short films by local artists celebrating Black joy and liberation. At 8 PM the live performance begins.⁠ Purchase tickets here.

Broward County

1. City of Tamarac Presents: Juneteenth Celebration

  • Friday, June 16th, 2023
  • Tamarac Sports Complex, 9901 NW 77th Street
  • 7PM-9:30PM

Celebrate Juneteenth, a day that symbolizes the abolition of slavery in the United States of America. Event will include performances by Ashanti Cultural Arts, live music by Motown Magic, food vendors, kids area and much more. 

2. Blk Art Brunch

  • Saturday, June 17th, 2023
  • Pompano Beach Cultural Center
  • 12PM-5PM

The 2023 Black Art Brunch will take place during Juneteenth weekend, with artists featured celebrating one of the most historic holidays in American history. This brunch-style event will feature artists from the tri-county area in the beautiful city of Pompano at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. Tickets options start at $25. Purchase here.

3. Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration

  • Saturday, June 17th, 2023
  • C W Thomas Park, 800 Northwest 2nd Street Dania Beach, FL 33004
  • 12PM-5PM

Come out and support the Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration in Dania Beach. Reserve your spot here.

4. Juneteenth Family Day

  • Monday, June 19th, 2023
  • City Hall Plaza, 2300 Civic Center Place
  • 11AM-3PM

Enjoy a fun-filled day of creative and interactive games as we journey through culture, history and art. Live Step Show performance, pop-up African Art Exhibit and more! Reserve your spot here.

Palm Beach County

1. 3rd Annual Juneteenth: Unity x Black Excellence Festival 2023

  • Saturday, June 17th, 2023
  • Meyer Ampitheatre, 104 Datura St. West Palm Beach, FL
  • 3PM-9PM

Juneteenth of PBC, Inc is inviting you to join their 3rd Annual Juneteenth Festival celebrating Unity and Black Excellence! Event is free.

2. 2nd Annual Juneteenth Think Tank

  • Sunday, June 18th, 2023
  • Pompay Park
  • 8AM-4PM

Join the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Think Tank & Community Cultural Celebration for a full day of activities planned including a Prayer Breakfast, Juneteenth Cultural Education, Rib Cookoff, Talent Show, and more! As it is also Father’s Day, this event will also celebrate the Kings in our lives and community.

3. The City of Boynton Beach Presents: Juneteenth A Freedom Celebration

  • Monday, June 19th, 2023
  • Sara Sims Park
  • 12PM-5PM

This free, family friendly event will include food trucks & vendors, music, entertainment and more!

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