Guide: Juneteenth events and celebrations throughout Long Island

Juneteenth marks the 1865 emancipation of the last group of enslaved people, who were in Texas, 2.5 years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Jun 15, 2023, 8:00 AM

Updated 311 days ago

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Guide: Juneteenth events and celebrations throughout Long Island
Juneteenth marks the 1865 emancipation of the last group of enslaved people, who were in Texas, 2.5 years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
On this day General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas informing the last group of enslaved people that they were freed.
Here are events around the Long Island to mark the date.

JUNE 10

Juneteenth Celebration at the Bryant Library
  • Where: The Bryant Library, 2 Paper Mill Road, Roslyn
  • Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Juneteenth Celebration with Perfect Pitch Project
  • Where: Huntington Public Library | 338 Main St., Huntington
  • Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m.

JUNE 11

Juneteenth Celebration
  • Where: 66 Railroad Ave., Center Moriches
  • Time: 11:30 a.m.
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JUNE 17

Hicksville annual Juneteenth Cultural Festival
  • Where: 125 W John St., Hicksville
  • Time: 12 - 6 p.m.
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3rd Annual Elmont Juneteenth Celebration Festival
  • Where: 14 Village Ave, Elmont
  • Time: 4 - 9 p.m.
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Juneteenth Celebration at Clark Botanic Garden
  • Where: 193 I U Willets Road, Albertson
  • Time: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • More Info

JUNE 18

Juneteenth Cultural Celebration – Bridging Small Businesses and Community
  • Where: Roosevelt Avenue, between 1st Street & S. Franklin Avenue, Valley Stream
  • Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • More Info


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