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Juneteenth Music Festival Denver Colorado

15 June - 16 June

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The Juneteenth Music Festival is a celebration of African American culture held in the Five Points neighbourhood of Denver, Colorado on 15 and 16 June, 2024.

The Juneteenth Parade which dates back to the 1950s kicks off the two-day celebrations, with 5,000 participants marching through the city.

This is followed by live music performances, art and fun activities for all the family, including interactive educational programmes relating to African American culture. The event draws around 70,000 attendees each year.

Juneteenth Music Festival
Juneteenth Music Festival

What Is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth celebrates the day that African Americans in Texas discovered of their freedom, some two years subsequent to the Emancipation Proclamation. Denver council recognised Juneteenth as a holiday in 2021.

When Is Juneteenth Music Festival

It is held from 15 to 16 June, 2024.

Where Is Juneteenth Music Festival?

It’s at the Five Points Neighbourhood in Denver Colorado.

Things To Do in Denver

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Denver Skyline at Night Credit Marcia Ward

Denver is a wonderful city with a great array of cultural and culinary activities to get involved in. Its Art Museum has a large collection of indigenous art, there is also a botanical garden, zoo and water park, as well as food and wine tours. You can also explore the Rocky Mountains nearby. For more ideas, click here.

Festivals in Colorado

Other festivals in the State of Colorado and Denver include: the the Great American Beer Festival; Denver Film Festival; Frozen Dead Guy Days; Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Five Points Jazz Festival and the Cherry Creek Arts Festival.

Accommodation in Denver Colorado

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Flights to Denver Airport

Denver International Airport, (DIA) has direct flights from London (Heathrow) to Denver International Airport with United Airlines.


Main image: Juneteenth Music Festival, Photo by Jensen.


Details

Start:
15 June
End:
16 June

Venue

Five Points Neighbourhood
Denver,COUnited States+ Google Map

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Mark Bibby Jackson

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