An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until June 19, 2023
A free Juneteenth Holiday Special — Sunday, June 18th & Monday, June 19th from 11am-4 pm each day with family activities in Washington Square Park. Celebrating our nation’s freedom and honoring the enslaved heroes of RI’s 1st Black Regiment and their Comrades in Arms, guest speakers and African and Indigenous dancers and drummers, children’s crafts, the Newport Artillery, and Food Court Vendors.
At the Friends Meeting House, spectators will experience a colonial encampment of Continental Soldiers, Militia Regiments, the Ladies of the Greene, music and more
Bank Newport, Bannister Fund, City of Newport, Discover Newport, EJMP Fund, Gruben Fund, Heritage Harbor Foundation, Newport Historical Society, Newport Rotary, Prince Charitable Fund, RI Commerce, RI Council for the Humanities, and Rhode Island Foundation.
Don’t miss it!