Here’s what’s happening in South Jersey for Juneteenth, celebrated on Saturday June 19, 2021. Statewide, NJ now recognizes the third Friday in June as a state and public holiday.
Juneteenth Parade and Festival
Croft Farm | 10 AM – 5 PM
100 Bortons Mill Road (off Brace Road)
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Croft Farm will host a parade and festival outdoors, cultivated by the Cherry Hill African American Civic Association.
Perkins Center of the Arts, Moorestown | 10 AM – 2 PM
395 Kings Highway
Moorestown, NJ 08057
The art center will host an outdoor celebration on the lawn, cultivated by the Moorestown Alumni for Racial Equity & Inclusion.
2nd Annual Juneteenth Candle Light Vigil & Memorial Event
Glassboro Sports Complex | 1 PM – 6 PM
230 Wilmer St
Glassboro, NJ 08028
A time for culture and unity in remembrance of Juneteenth, the day Union soldiers enforced the Emancipation Proclamation to free all slaves. Come out to Glassboro Sports Complex to enjoy food, music, black owned business vendors, family fun and everything CULTURE!
*Mask are required and social distancing measures will be active
Juneteenth Arts Festival
Grand Theatre | 10 AM – 4 PM
405 S Main St,
Williamstown, NJ 08094
Hosted at the Grand Theatre in Clayton the Juneteenth Arts Festival will have music, art, book readings, workshops and more.
Willingboro Juneteenth Festival
Millcreek Park | 12 PM – 4 PM
300 Bev Rancocas Rd,
Willingboro, NJ 08046
Join Willingboro at Millcreek Park to debut the Willingboro HandS initiative as they actively seek the collective wisdom of all residents, improve local decision-making, create a shared sense of belonging, and ultimately strengthening the social, cultural, and economic vibrancy of their town.