Juneteenth is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States
The Office of Multicultural Affairs encourages community members to spend the day learning more about the effects of slavery and racism in America, and supporting Black-owned businesses. Karl Constant and Dorothy Pleas from the Office of Multicultural Affairs have curated a list of events for learning and celebration at home or in the local area.
- Wed., June 15, 2022, 7 - 8 p.m.; Online
National Museum of African American History and Culture
One Year Later: Juneteenth for All Americans
Fri., June 17, 2022, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.; Online
United Way of Metro Chicago
Juneteenth Celebration Virtual Event - Sharing Our Stories: A Celebration of Community Voices
Fri., June 17, 2022, 6 - 9 p.m.; In-person
Bronzeville Art District Art Tour 2022
Bronzeville Art District, Chicago
Sat., June 18, 2022, 1 p.m.; In-person
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom
Bronzeville Children's Museum
9301 S Stony Island Ave.
Join Bronzeville Children’s Museum for crafts, storytelling, live music, interactive activities, and more, all to celebrate Juneteenth.
Tickets are $5
Sat., June 18, 2022, 1 - 4 p.m.; In-person
Naperville Neighbors United
Juneteenth Freedom Day
Rotary Hill, Naperville
Sun., June 19, 2022, 11:00 a.m. - 8 p.m.; In-person
The Juneteenth BBQ & Block Party
The DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place
Sun., June 19, 2022, 2 p.m.; In-person
5311 South Lake Park Avenue West
Juneteenth Market is a pop-up market celebrating black business in Chicago.