TULSA, Okla. — Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in the U.S. and people in Tulsa had one more night to take part in the Juneteenth Festival in the Historic Greenwood District.

People were at Guthrie Green dancing in celebration of Juneteenth.

“It’s really good to see the community come together,” said Emanual Selveradjah, Inheritance Kitchen + Juicery.

Selvearajah said it was exciting to see people outside and enjoying each other’s company.

“Everyone seems happy, talking with each other, you know, making new friends,” Selvearajah said.

There is just one word to describe the festival.

“Fun, fun, fun,” said a group of kids at the festival.

However, the celebration is about more than just having fun.

“It’s really about African American culture, you know, just coming together and being like a family,” Selvearajah said.

In addition to the dancing and vendors at Guthrie Green, there was also a 5K and mile run

Kynitha Humphrey, an ambassador for Black Girls Run, ran on Saturday morning.

She said events like these are like a mini reunion.

“If you are a runner or a walker and you enjoy these events, this is about the only time you get to see different people,” Humphrey said.

The holiday is annually celebrated on June 19th.

Saturday is the last night of the festival and you can check it out until midnight.

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