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Juneteenth Event and Resources


Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023, at 9:36 PM

Juneteenth is coming up on Monday and VAL’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee compiled a list of events starting this weekend in honor of this holiday, as well as resources for exploring its history and presence in modern culture. We hope you find these links informative and inspiring and wish you a happy Juneteenth!



Juneteenth Events and Resources

Events in Vermont:





Brownington, VT

Old Stone House Museum and Historic Village

Monday, June 19th


Experience the inspirational opening of our new exhibit entitled “A Call to Serve: Vermont and Unexpected Voices from the Civil War.”

White River Junction, VT

167 Maple Street, Lyman Point Park

Saturday, June 17th


Hartford/Lebanon’s 4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

Burlington, VT

Downtown Burlington, various locations

Saturday, June 17th, 1pm

The City of Burlington Juneteenth Celebration

Essex Junction, VT

Essex Experience Event Center

Sunday, June 18th, 1pm

3rd Annual Essex Juneteenth Celebration

Bennington, VT

113 Depot Street

Saturday, June 17th, 12-3pm

Juneteenth Community Celebration

Charlotte, VT

Clemmons Family Farm, 2213 Greenbush Road

Sunday, June 18th, 9-4pm and Monday, June 19th, 10-3pm

Freestyling our Futures: Juneteenth 2023

Winooski, VT

Rotary Park

Sunday, June 18th, 2-6pm

Juneteenth Celebration


Virtual Events:





Juneteenth Jazz Jubilee

Saturday, June 17th, 7pm

Online Access costs $15

Juneteenth: What does it mean to be free? A Webinar by Hale Education

Monday, June 19th, 10am

Hale Education is a non-profit out of Massachusetts.

Event is free.

14th Annual Juneteenth NYC Festival

Friday, June 16th, all day

Online summit day surrounding topics related to health and wellness

Black Girls Matter: Celebrate Juneteenth with Giselle Burgess of Troop 6000

Saturday, June 17th, 10am

Join USA Girl Scouts Overseas and Girl Scouts of Greater New York for a very special Juneteenth celebration.

Juneteenth Summit: Blacks and Jews Alliance for Justice and Liberation

Saturday, June 24th, 1-3pm

Open to all regardless of race or religious identity







Various videos about the history of Juneteenth and the Black American experience



Various resources on Juneteenth’s history and celebrations today

National Museum of African American History and Culture


Blog Post about Juneteenth

María Esther Hammack


On Juneteenth

Annette Gordon-Reed


“Why this Mexican village celebrates Juneteenth”

Texas Monthly


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