Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Deriving its name from combining June and nineteenth, it is celebrated on the anniversary of the order, issued by Major General Gordon Granger on June 19, 1865, proclaiming freedom for slaves in Texas!
The North Teutonia Avenue area is known for its rich African American heritage and has historically been a hub for the city's Black community. During Juneteenth, the avenue comes alive with vibrant festivities, including parades, music performances, food vendors, art exhibits, and community gatherings.
People from all walks of life come together to celebrate African American culture, history, and achievements while reflecting on the struggles endured by African Americans throughout history. The Juneteenth celebrations on North Teutonia Avenue provide an opportunity for education, unity, and celebration within the Milwaukee community.
JOIN YOUR NEIGHBORS FROM NORTH TEUTONIA AT JUNETEENTH 2023!
DATE: Jun 19 2023
TIME: All Day
LOCATION: King Drive, Between Center and Burleigh Streets, Milwaukee, WI 53212