Juneteenth is a national vacation celebrating the commemoration of the finish of slavery on June 19, 1865. Take section in the celebration in Northeast Ohio by making the most of these impending functions. 

Downtown Cleveland

Cleveland’s first Juneteenth Freedom Fest is set to consider place downtown at Shopping mall C Saturday, June 19, 12 – 10 p.m. The household-helpful festival features Grammy award-winning performers, area Black suppliers, interactive art demonstrations, foods vans and more.  

Buckeye Summertime Soul Series

The Buckeye Summer months Soul Series presents “Juneteenth on Buckeye” on Saturday, June 19, 12 – 6 p.m., at Artwork & Soul Park on Buckeye Road in Cleveland in collaboration with Black Lives Make a difference Cleveland, New Period Cleveland and Cleveland NAACP. Love live enjoyment, foodstuff, giveaways and more. 

Akron Symphony Orchestra

The Akron Symphony Orchestra presents its Outside Voices Concert Series at Lock 3 on Saturday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. The totally free, outside concert will feature the Akron Symphony Strings and the Akron Symphony Symphonic Winds with a concentrate on performs from underrepresented composers.  

Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland General public Library provides a Juneteenth Celebration on Friday, June 18, 2 – 3:30 p.m., at the Glenville Branch on St. Clair Ave. The celebration is an out of doors, garden gathering featuring spoken phrase artist Siaara Freeman.  

Euclid Community Library

The Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers presents “Virtual Juneteenth Celebration: Cleveland Spot Black Storytellers” on Friday, June 18, 12 – 12:45 p.m. The Fb livestream shares important and educational tales of Black ancestry.