The events of June 19 unfold in the Valley this weekend
PHOENIX, AZ – Juneteenth is this weekend! To commemorate history and celebrate the holidays, several events take place in the valley.
What is Juneteenth and where is it celebrated? Click here to find out more.
Here’s our roundup of events planned for this Sunday.
Scottsdale Community June 19 Celebration
- DETAILS: Scottsdale’s free community event is presented by the Mayo Clinic and will be held from 2-7 p.m. The event will feature live entertainment, games and health and wellness presentations “in a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces.”
- WHERE: Scottsdale Stadium [7408 E. Osborn Rd.]
June 19 celebration in downtown Tempe
- DETAILS: The free local event will feature: line dancing, interactive educational panels, live music, and a Black-owned vendors market, among other things.
- WHEN: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- WHERE: CenterPoint Plaza [660 S. Mill Ave.]
9th Annual June 16 Celebration
- DETAILS: This free community event is presented by the African American Advisory Committee. The free event will feature comedy, music, food truck vendors and activities inside the Tempe History Museum.
- WHEN: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- WHERE: Tempe History Museum [809 E. Southern Ave.]
Juneteenth Family Day at Goodyear
- DETAILS: The event will take place from 6-9pm and will feature live Motown music, African drumming performances, poetry, storytelling, art demonstrations, food trucks and giveaways.
- WHERE: Goodyear Recreation Campus [420 S. Estrella Pkwy.]
- DETAILS: Here’s an opportunity to support small business owners and have fun at the event; there will be food trucks, wine and live entertainment.
- WHERE: Mark Coronado Park in Surprise [15850 North Bullard Ave.]
- COST: Price ranges from $65 to $85