What to expect at Burlington’s Juneteenth celebration

What to expect at Burlington’s Juneteenth celebration

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Next Wednesday is Juneteenth and there are celebrations across the region in honor of our newest federal holiday. The first of many is in Burlington on Saturday.

This is the fourth year the city is hosting a Juneteenth celebration. Organizers say there will be performers, food, educational workshops and even rollerskating.

Our Ike Bendavid spoke with Phet Keomanyvanh, Burlington’s interim director of racial equity, inclusion and belonging, to get a preview of what you can expect at the event. Watch the video to see their full conversation.

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