PJMP 1 PJMP 2 PJMP 3 PJMP 4 juneteenth philly PHILADELPHIA Parade & Festival June 19, 2021 LEARN MORE

PJMP 1 PJMP 2 juneteenth philly PJMP 3 juneteenth philly PJMP 4 juneteenth philly PHILADELPHIA Parade & Festival LEARN MORE
SAVE THE DATE: JUNE 19, 2021

Juneteenth Philly, producer of the Philadelphia Juneteenth Parade and Festival, is excited to announce that we will host a series of events for the Juneteenth holiday.
Due to continued Covid restrictions we will not be able to produce our annual parade.  However we will host a series of events which will include the Philadelphia Juneteenth Freedom Day Float House Competition, Juneteenth Freedom Day March along 52nd Street to support a national holiday and Philadelphia’s first Juneteenth Freedom Day Exhibit in Malcolm X Park.
Stay tuned for further details.

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Celebrate History
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is the only holiday that commemorates the abolition of slavery; more specifically the emancipation of enslaved Africans throughout the United States of America. Pennsylvania now permanently recognizes Juneteenth, as a state holiday. Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 signed legislation designating June 19 as Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Pennsylvania.

“Juneteenth is an event that has a unique cultural and historical significance, both here in Philadelphia and across the country. The City is proud to partner with the Philadelphia Juneteenth Parade and Festival.” – Mayor James F. Kenney

Photo Credit: Kait Moore

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