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Juneteenth Heritage Weekend

African American residents with raised fists at Juneteenth celebration.

Saturday, June 22, 2024

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Price: $65

The Westwood

438 North Ave
Garwood, NJ 07027

The Nubian Center &
Unity Missionary Investors

Event Description

Immerse yourself in a cultural celebration filled with music, food, and fun.

Learn about the historical significance of Juneteenth, recognize local legends, and enjoy delicious culinary offerings.

Don't miss this special weekend dedicated to honoring and celebrating African American contributions and culture.

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19th each year to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is celebrated with various community events throughout New Jersey, including business expos festivities honoring African-American culture and history. NJ legislation declares the third Friday in June as a paid state holiday, while a federal proclamation deems June 19 as a federal holiday.

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