The 22nd Annual Juneteenth Festival of the Carolinas

Saturday, June 15, 2019
The Juneteenth Festival of the Carolinas is a 4-day Multi-cultural festival which takes place on Thomas and Commonwealth Avenues in the heart of the Plaza Midwood community. The festival features continuous entertainment, and local, regional and international vendors. On Thursday, June 13th, the Culture Camp is held at Elizabeth Traditional Elementary School for youth ages 4-16. Pre-registration is encouraged. Friday, June 14th, on Thomas Avenue, the ever popular “Drum Circle” happens featuring a diverse group of drummers and dancers from 6-10 PM. Saturday and Sunday’s festival activities include a Healthcare Village, Education Village, guest speakers, a Gospel Fest, multi-cultural vendors, continuous entertainment and much more.

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.