Juneteenth

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Bentonville Events

The inaugural Arkansas Black Film Showcase and The Sounds of Freedom concert are two ways to celebrate Juneteenth in Bentonville.

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Blytheville Events

Blytheville residents can celebrate Juneteenth be attending a parade, outdoor movie theater or a vaccination clinic.

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Camden Events

Camden is marking Juneteenth with a series of events June 18-20. Activities include a parade, block party, tailgate and car show.

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Conway Events

The Faulkner County NAACP is celebrating Juneteenth in downtown Conway this year.

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Crossett Events

The Crossett Juneteenth Committee is hosting an afternoon of fun, food and games at the E.C. Crossett Youth Center June 19. 

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DeWitt Events

DeWitt’s family-friendly celebration of Juneteenth includes music, food and a parade.

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Dumas Events

The Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Commission is hosting a Juneteenth Celebration at Dumas High School.

El Dorado Events

The Coalition of Black Professionals and the “Anxiety is a Mutha” podcast are hosting a Black Business Expo and the B.O.L.D. Awards in June 18-19 in El Dorado.

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Elaine Events

The Elaine Legacy Center is hosting a Juneteenth Commemoration beginning at noon June 19. The event includes a parade, free lunch and presentations.

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Fayetteville Events

The NWA Juneteenth Planning Committee is hosting several in-person and virtual events throughout the region this month.

Hot Springs Events

The Hot Springs MLK/Juneteenth Committee is hosting a celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Historic Farmers Market on Orange Street.

Jonesboro Events

KLEK 102.5FM is hosting community events in honor of Juneteenth June 17-19 in Jonesboro.

Lake Village

Lake Village Events

Arkansas State University is inviting the public to gather on the front steps of the Lakeport Plantation Home in Lake Village June 19 for a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment.

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Little Rock Events

The are several events taking place throughout Little Rock on Juneteenth including a parade and a fundraiser for bail money.

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Lonoke Events

The Carver Alumni Association is hosting a one-day event June 19 at Lonoke City Park to celebrate Juneteenth.

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Magnolia Events

United Community Organization is hosting several events to celebrate Juneteenth including a candlelight vigil, parade and Gospel concert.

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Parkin Events

Deep fried Twinkies and cotton candy will be available at a Juneteenth celebration in Parkin that’s raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Pocahantas Events

The Eddie Mae Herron Center and Museum is hosting a Juneteenth community celebration starting at 9 a.m. June 19 in Pocahontas.

Russellville Events

There are two Juneteenth celebrations in Russellville this year — one James Park and one at the Depot Park in Downtown Russellville.

Lake Springdale

Springdale Events

Music Moves is partnering with Interform to host Freedom Festival June 20 in downtown Springdale.

Texarkana Events

Texarkana is celebrating Juneteenth with a Best Sweet Potato Pie Contest, basketball tournament, and a Spades and Dominoes tournament.

Wilmar Events

June Dinner is a Juneteenth Festival that has been celebrated in Wilmar since the late 1800’s. It’s held on the third Saturday in June.