Juneteenth 2024 celebrations and other things to do in DC, Maryland & Virginia

Celebrate Juneteenth in the D.C. area with a number of planned events in honor of the holiday across the district. 

Here’s what you need to know about the different outings for commemorating the important occasion. 

Juneteenth Freedom Celebration:

The Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum’s day-long celebration will start from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 19. 

The event will be hosted by BeMo Brown, with performances throughout the day from a multitude of artists including Alex Vaughn, CuzzinB and Noochie. Those who attend are welcome to bring any nonalcoholic drinks and prepared food.


Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and more to perform at Juneteenth Concert at White House

The White House is hosting a Juneteenth Concert on Monday, June 10.

Juneteenth For The City:

The block party is set to be held on the 19th, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bread for the City’s Michelle Obama Southeast Center, located at 1700 Marion Barry Avenue Southeast. 

Enjoy delicious food from black-owned restaurants, educational sessions and a business marketplace. Listen to live music from bands such as Wisdom Speaks Jazz Band and Purr Fec Peace Band.

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