Olympia’s Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom to be Held June 19

The City of Olympia has teamed up with local community organizations to celebrate Juneteenth on June 19 at the Fertile Ground garden.

The family-friendly event, which will include live music, performances, and food vendors, will be held from 1-5 p.m. It will include presentations and performances by the Hawk Foundation for Research and Education in African Culture, Buffalo Soldiers, Ayan Agalu, and more.

The Juneteenth celebration of liberty and freedom, called Omo Africa, is hosted by the Women of Color in Leadership Movement, the Hawk Foundation for Research and Education in African Culture, and Media Island International in partnership with the City of Olympia.

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