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 Long Island to mark the date.

June 18

Juneteenth Festival Pop Up Shop
Where: Dominican Village, 565 Albany Ave, Amityville
Time: 1-6 p.m.
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June 19

Juneteenth Cultural Festival
Where: Hicksville LIRR
Time: 12-5 p.m.
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A Celebration of Freedom’ at Eisenhower Park
Where: Eisenhower Park - Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre
Time: 2-6 p.m.
More info: Emceed by comedian Monique Young, the event will feature food and vendors, performances by Everton Bailey and the Instrumental Sounds of Praise and the Uniondale High School Rhythm of the Knight show choir, and a Kid Corner sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union as part of the afternoon’s festivities at Eisenhower Park’s iconic Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre.

June 20

Elmont's 2nd Annual Juneteenth Weekend Celebration
Where: 545 Elmont Road, Elmont
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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Juneteenth Jubilee
Where: H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
More Info: The jubilee celebration will feature remarks by Attorney General Letitia James, and a keynote presentation by Bishop Andy C. Lewter.