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Humphreys County Juneteenth Celebration

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, is celebrated annually on June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. The Emancipation Proclamation, issued by President Abraham Lincoln on Jan. 1, 1863, declared freedom for enslaved people in Confederate states.
Celebrations include picnics, rodeos, street fairs, cookouts, family reunions, park parties, historical reenactments, and music (gospel & blues) performances

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Organizer

Timaka James-Jones

Venue

Humphreys County Courthouse
102 Castleman St
Belzoni, MS 39038 United States
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Phone
662-247-4838
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