Events

Juneteenth Celebration

Jun 15, 2024
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Cary Park

Celebrated annually, Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, that all previously enslaved Black people in the state were free. Today, Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a day marked with celebrations and special gatherings.

Join us at the Park for a jubilant Juneteenth Celebration curated by Historian Darrell Stover! Get ready to groove to live music, indulge in delicious bites from food trucks, and explore vibrant vendors showcasing their work. It’s a day of unity, culture and joy for all!

Schedule

The following activities will take place at the Great Lawn Pavilion.

The following activities will take place along Park Street and in Park Street Courts.

Know Before You Go

Inclusion Services

Downtown Cary Park strives to provide a positive experience for all guests. Our goal is to accommodate you and meet your individual needs. Please fill out the event accessibility form here and a staff member will be in contact with you.