Juneteenth Celebrations 2024

Honor Juneteenth with exciting and inspiring California-wide events, offering everything from live music and Black-owned business markets to kids’ zones and car shows.

June 15: Juneteenth


The NAACP has hosted the North San Diego County Juneteenth for over 55 years, and highlights of this year’s event promote the importance of education, contributions and achievement. Enjoy performances, a Kidz Zone, free health screenings and a vaccine station, local artists, food and beverage vendors, talent battles and more, all starting at 10 a.m. at Pier View Way and Freeman Street.
For more information: www.nsdcnaacp.org/juneteenth.

June 15: Kinfolk Fest Juneteenth 2024

San Diego

San Diego’s Waterfront Park hosts the 21-plus Kinfolk Fest from noon to 9 p.m. Event-goers will enjoy live music and DJ sets, wellness activations, food and drink, Black-owned business vendors and a VIP open bar from Uncle Nearest.
Cost: Starting at $25.
Tickets: www.eventbrite.com.

June 15: Juneteenth San Francisco Freedom Celebration

San Francisco

From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., more than 10,000 are expected to be in attendance at the Juneteenth San Francisco Freedom Celebration in the historic Fillmore District. The Freedom Celebration will span six city blocks featuring dozens of retail and food vendors, a car show, a fashion show, free carnival rides and games, a free block party and concert, plus much more.
For more information: juneteenth-sf.org.

June 15: Sonoma County Juneteenth

Santa Rosa

From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sonoma County’s 54th-annual Juneteenth festival will offer kids’ activities, food, basketball, arts and crafts, a gospel choir, a performance by Pride & Joy and much more. The California Juneteenth event takes place at Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
For more information: www.sonomacountyjuneteenth.com.

June 15: 2024 Long Beach Juneteenth Celebration

Long Beach

Head to Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach, from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., in celebration of Juneteenth in California. Downtown Long Beach will be filled with entertainment and guest speakers (including a set from DJ Pee Wee), so bring your family and friends to honor this monumental celebration together.
Cost: General admission is free; reserved seating starts at $80.
Tickets: www.eventbrite.com.

June 19: Juneteenth Celebration with T-Pain Plus Special Guests

Los Angeles

T-Pain co-curates this one-night-only event at Hollywood Bowl celebrating Juneteenth and Black music with special guests, like Ledisi, LaRussell, D Smoke and Tina Campbell of Mary Mary, alongside a full orchestra. The celebratory event kicks off at 8 p.m.
Cost: Starting at $21.
Tickets: www.hollywoodbowl.com.

June 19: Juneteenth Celebration


Join Jamul Casino for a free Juneteenth celebration featuring Alyssa Raghu from “American Idol” and Lorie V. Moore from “The X-Factor.” The soulful performances will honor freedom, culture and community. The California Juneteenth event takes place on The Rooftop from 6 to 8 p.m.
To register: www.eventbrite.com.

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