Sat, Jun 19 | Bates Athletic Complex(Weems Whalen)

Juneteenth Music Festival

Juneteenth Music Festival

Time & Location

Jun 19, 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bates Athletic Complex(Weems Whalen), 935 Spa Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401, USA

About the Event

To kick-off the festival, a parade will take place to celebrate the Juneteenth holiday featuring community-based civic

organizations, marching bands, dance squads, floats, and more. The parade will begin at the Annapolis City Dock with a

community prayer, opening remarks and will end at the steps of the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts with a brief

ceremony, musical performance and ringing of the freedom bells. The festival will close with a reading of the

Emancipation Proclamation, theatrical performance, and tribute featuring local artists and creatives.

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