Celebrate freedom at Scottsdale’s 2024 Juneteenth Celebration: A Culture of Resiliency

Embrace the spirit of freedom, unity, and resilience at Scottsdale’s Community Juneteenth Celebration presented by Mayo Clinic on Saturday, June 15. This vibrant and inclusive event runs from 2 – 7 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., offering a full day of engaging activities, educational opportunities and family-friendly entertainment. Admission is free and open to the public.

Event highlights:

Indoor and outdoor activities: Enjoy a variety of fun and interactive experiences for all ages.

Delicious food: Savor an array of culinary delights that reflect the rich cultural heritage of Juneteenth.

Uplifting music: Groove to live performances that celebrate the essence of freedom and resilience.

Family-friendly entertainment: Participate in games, crafts, and activities suitable for the entire family.

Educational speakers: Gain insights from speakers who will share the historical significance and ongoing impact of Juneteenth.

Wellness resources: Access health and wellness resources provided by community organizations.

“We are proud to bring the community together to celebrate Juneteenth, a pivotal moment in our nation’s history,” said Scottsdale Diversity Director Jackie Johnson. “This year’s theme, ‘A Culture of Resiliency,’ reflects the strength and enduring spirit of our community. We invite everyone to join us in this celebration of freedom, unity and equality.”

This celebration is made possible through the generous support of our community sponsors:

Presenting Freedom Sponsor: Mayo Clinic

Equality Sponsor: HonorHealth

Justice Sponsor: WillScot Mobile Mini

Independence Sponsors: AARP, AXON, Fry’s Food Stores, SRP

Unity Sponsors: Community Celebrating Diversity, Scottsdale Community College, Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus Pine, Scottsdale Fire Fighters Association

Ally Sponsor: AVNET, Renewal by Andersen

Get involved

Sponsorship opportunities: Interested in supporting this event? View our sponsorship brochure.

Vendor applications: Want to join us as a vendor? Complete the application form.

Mark your calendars and spread the word! We look forward to celebrating with you at Scottsdale’s 2024 Juneteenth Celebration. Together, let’s honor our past and build a future of equality and unity.

About Juneteenth

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. It marks the day in 1865 when the last enslaved people in Texas were informed of their freedom, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed.



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