June 14, 2024 – June 15, 2024

The Juneteenth Jubilee Planning Committee will host our 4th Annual Juneteenth Jubilee Flag Raising on Friday June 14th @ 12:00 pm.   The Flag Raising will be held at the Black Vietnam Veterans Memorial on State Street and Ben Swan Way.

The program will include:

  • Peter Brace Brigade
  • Remarks from Elected Officials
  • Black National Anthem by Vanessa Ford
  • History of Juneteenth – Youth Presentation
  • Juneteenth Performance – PAHMUSA
  • Recognition of the 2024 Miss Juneteenth and Jr. Miss Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. It serves as a reminder of our nation’s journey toward equality and freedom for all. This year’s events aim to celebrate the rich history, culture, and achievements of the Black community while fostering unity and education among all residents of our great state.

The Juneteenth Jubilee events in Springfield will also feature the Juneteenth Jubilee Adult Day Block Party on Friday June 14th outside of Level 5 Restaurant on the corner of State and Andrew Street from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

On Saturday, June 15th, we will host the Juneteenth Jubilee Family Fun Day at Blunt Park from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Please see attached flyers for additional details.

The Juneteenth Jubilee Committee is extremely grateful to all of our sponsors who have contributed to making this event possible: MassMutual, Coalition for an Equitable Economy, Baystate Health,  The City of Springfield, Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, An African-American Point of View, Pioneer Valley Project, Performance Food Group, Strong Young Minds and Theta Iota Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

The local community and civic leaders have come together to organize this commemorative occasion and all are welcome to join us for any or all of the events scheduled during the two-day celebration!

More information can be found at the Juneteenth Jubilee in Springfield MA Facebook page.

Thank you!

Juneteenth Jubilee Planning Committee