Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Liberation Day, is the oldest known celebration that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. Join us as we come together to celebrate this historic and momentous occasion and kick off a month-long series of Juneteenth activities around Westchester and Rockland Counties.


The Ardsley Multicultural Diversity and Inclusion Juneteenth Celebration
Presented by: The Village of Ardsley

June 16 | 1pm-4pm
Pascone Park
638 Ashford Ave

This event will include music, dance and poetry, as well as a DJ and local youth performances. Food and ice cream will also be available for purchase.

More info: http://ardsleyvillage.com/


5th Annual Juneteenth Event
Presented by Town Councilwoman Gina Jackson and Friends

June 14 | 5:30-8pm
177 Hillside Avenue

This day of celebration and remembrance in Greenburgh reflects on the past, rejoices in the progress made, and recommits to the work that still lies ahead. Rain Date: Friday, June 21, 5:30-8pm

More info: http://www.greenburghny.com/


Haverstraw African American Connection 2024 Juneteenth Events
Presented by Haverstraw African American Connection

June 14-19 | Times vary.
The Haverstraw African American Connection’s 2024 Juneteenth events will take place over four days. Activities include a live band, presentations, re-enactments, vendors, food, music, and the KIDZone.
Location: Haverstraw African American Memorial Park, 41 Clinton Street

June 15 | Time to be announced
Join the community for the unveiling of Beacon of Hope, a permanent Harriet Tubman statue and the Freedom Wall Mural .
Location: Haverstraw African American Memorial Park, 41 Clinton Street

More Info: http://www.thehaac.com/


Irvington’s 5th Annual Juneteenth Celebration
presented by Irvington Juneteenth Committee and the Village of Irvington

June 19 | 10:15-11:30am
Ways to Fly
Irvington Historical Society, 131 Main Street

This FREE workshop for kids grades four (4) through six (6) focuses on the messages of hope and resilience seen in the sculptor Vinnie Bagwell’s Yesterday statue. The workshop will be grounded in the Jacqueline Woodson’s The Year We Learn to Fly story and will incorporate a discussions and art activity so participants can explore their own resilience techniques. Pre-registration is required.

Advance Registration Required.

June 22 | 1-5pm
Celebrating the Legacy of Madam C.J. Walker
Villa Lewaro, 67 North Broadway

This historic street naming celebration in honor of Madam C.J. Walker at the legendary Villa Lewaro. There will be music by VYBE4 & The History Twins, Keynote: A’Leilia Bundles, food and drink (for purchase) and tours of Villa Lewaro. This event is FREE, but pre-registration is required for the timed tours.

Register today!

For more information visit The Village of Irvington website.


Let’s Celebrate Juneteenth Together!
presented by Equity4All

June 22 | 2-4pm
Lewisboro Town Park
1190 Route 35, South Salem

This event is open to the public to enjoy live music, food, crafts, games, family fun, and a dance DJ.


Mount Kisco’s Annual Juneteenth Celebration
June 22 | 12:30pm-5pm 
Train Station Parking Lot, Mount Kisco
Presented by Aaliyah Thompson

This event is for people of all ages and races who want to have fun, educate, and create more diversity with love in the town we live in with a positive outcome. Includes food and entertainment.

Contact: Aaliyahthompson48@yahoo.com


Juneteenth Celebration
June 19 | 12pm-3pm
Hartley Park | 144 N 5th Ave, Hartley Ave.
Presented by the Mount Vernon Department of Recreation Yusuf Shah Islamic Center

Join the walk and celebration starting on the steps of City Hall at 12noon and enjoy an afternoon of celebration at Hartley Park.

More info: www.recreation.cmvny.com


TLPC’s Juneteenth Celebration 2024Resilience
June 1-30 | Times & Locations vary.
Presented by The Lincoln Park Conversancy, Inc.

TLPC’s Juneteenth Celebration 2024 – Resilience! is a partnership with the City of New Rochelle.  This is the 3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration hosted by TLPC and the City of New Rochelle.  Events include: jazz concert, spoken word, African dance, historic trolley tour, kids games, exhibits, lectures, film screenings, gospel concert, drum line performance, African marketplace, food vendors and more.  Juneteenth is citywide event with 10 participating community organizations and institutions and begins June 1st and ends June 30th.

June 19 | 12-6pm
Glen Island Park

Join the celebration including an Afreican marketplace, performances, a petting zoo, food trucks and more!

More infowww.facebook.com/TLPCJuneteenthCelebration


Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony
June 1 | 9:30am
Market Square | Main & Spring Streets
Presented by The Juneteenth Council and Village of Ossining

Ballroom Has Something to Say: An Ode to Black Gay/Queer Men
June 21 | 7pm-9pm
Bethany Arts Community | 40 Somerstown Road
Presented by ArtsWestchester, Bethany Art Community, The Loft and The Juneteenth Council

Icon Michael Roberson’s newest production presents an intergenerational history of the Black LGBTQ+ house ballroom community.

5th Annual Juneteenth Celebration
June 22 | 12pm
Louis Engel Waterfront Park
Presented by The Juneteenth Council, The Town of Ossining, and Bethany Arts Community

Join us for an afternoon of culture, history, fellowship and more!

WBBTC 3rd Annual Juneteenth Tournament & Family Fun Day
June 29 | 10am-2pm
95 Broadway
Presented by The Juneteenth Council

This celebration includes performances, food, and vendors.

More info for all Juneteenth events is available here: juneteenthcouncil.org


Peekskill Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony
June 13 | 6pm
City Hall, 840 Main Street
Presented by Peekskill Youth Bureau, Tuesday Paige McDonald

13th Annual Parade & Festival
June 15 | starting at 1pm
Presented by Peekskill Youth Bureau, Tuesday Paige McDonald

This year’s celebration theme is “Empowering the Next Generation.” Grand Marshals are Dr. Glenetta C. Phillips, Kenneth A. Phillips and Todd M. Scott.

Annual Juneteenth Festival includes live entertainment, vendors offering unique and cultural goods and services, food vendors and community partners.

Parade Kickoff at 1pm – Park Street A.M.E. Zion Church, 1220 Park Street
Parade RoutePark Street – Brown Street to Downton Park Street to N. Division Street
Festival Starts at 2pm – Downtown Park Street & N. Division Street

More information: https://2024peekskilljuneteenth.com/


Juneteenth in the Village of Pelham
June 16 | 3-6pm
Wolfs Lane Park
Presented by The Village of Pelham Council on the Arts

A day of celebration, inspiration, education, cultural connection and entertainment to honor the Juneteenth Federal Holiday.

More Info: https://facebook.com/VOPCA10803


Juneteenth Celebration
June 19 | 5:30-7:30pm
Bush Lyon Homestead, 479 King Street
Presented by Port Chester Historical Society

This family-friendly event will feature music, poetry, history and community art.

More Info: pcnyhistory.com


Juneteenth In Pound Ridge
June 19 | 5:30-7:30pm
Bush Lyon Homestead, 479 King Street
Presented by Pound Ridge Partnership, Human Rights Advisory Committee, Pound Ridge Library, and Pound Ridge Library Foundation

A free Broadway performance will feature Dan Micciche, musical director of Wicked; and Stephanie Umoh, who plays Angelica Schuyler in the national tour of Hamilton. 6pmat The Green in Scotts Corners in Pound Ridge.

More Info: https://poundridgepartnership.org/events/juneteenth/


4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration
June 15 | 12pm-5pm
Main Street Park, 1-25 Marbledale Avenue

Presented by Tuckahoe Juneteenth Committee

Sponsors include: Tucakhoe Kids Table, NY Presbyterian Bronxville & Stop & Shop Eastchester.

Rain Date | June 22 | Same location

Best contact information email: tuckahoejuneteenth22@gmail.com

More Info: pcnyhistory.com


Juneteenth in the Park
June 22 | 11am
Mary Louise Cox Memorial Poetry Garden
Corner of Prospect Avenue and Library Lane

Presented by Village of Mamaroneck Arts Council

This outdoor celebration will feature Westchester Count Poet Laureate, Phylisha Villanueva, who will read some of her work, which focuses on identity, colorism, Black culture, and mysticism. For the younger attendees, there will be a read aloud of celebrated children’s book about Juneteenth and an engaging craft to accompany the story. Sweet treats will be served.

**In the event of rain, this event will be held in the Mamaroneck Public Library Community Room.


White Plains Juneteenth Parade and Festival
June 8 | 11am-5pm
Downtown White Plains

Presented by White Plains Juneteenth Heritage Committee

This 20th annual community event of “Preserving the Legacy & History of Juneteenth” in downtown White Plains features a parade and festival, including arts and craft vendors, food, and entertainment for the whole family. The 2024 parade’s Grand Marshal is Kenneth Chamberlain, Jr. and special honorees White Plains Hospital, African American Men of Westchester, Karen Jenkins and Sheran Lyons.. 

For more info visit White Plains Juneteenth Heritage committee on Facebook.


Annual Citywide Juneteenth African Heritage Festival Weekend
June 14,15,19 | Various Locations and Times
Presented by Yonkers Downtown B.I.D, The Autism Project-FLOS, Inc.

This three-day celebration that includes a pan-African flag-raising ceremony, a parade and the 3rd Annual Juneteenth Educational Conference.

Pan-African Flag Raising Ceremony
June 14 | 3-5pm
City Hall Plaza, South Broadway

A performance of Lift Every Voice and Sing with the raising of the Pan-African Flag will also include a short history of “Juneteenth and Ujima,” 2024 Juneteenth African Heritage Parade Marshall Bro Rich Crews, crowning of 2024 Juneteenth Queen & King, high school scholarship recipients, comments and proclamations from local politicians, light refreshments and music.

Juneteenth Heritage Parade
June 15 | 1-3pm
JFK Marina Park, John F Kennedy Memorial Dr

Parade day will include food, merchandise, vendors, prizes, arts and crafts, and family fun.

3rd Annual Juneteenth Educational Conference
June 19 | 12-4pm
Nepperhan Community Center, 342 Warburton Avenue

This educational conference will showcase Dr. Alexandria Connelly, Dr. William Seraile, Dr. Bob Baskerville and Sierre Leone Ambassador AmaraTuray Jalloh. Performances will include Terrell Armstead and TRCY, African Libation Drum & Dance with the Afrikan Healing Circle, as well as live DJ Superior and refreshments.

More Info: https://yonkersdowntown.com/