Juneteenth 2024 Parade and Festival

Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
Fillmore Avenue & Best Street
Buffalo, NY 14211

June 15, 2024
Recurring daily

Parade begins at 10:45am


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The Juneteenth Festival (a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States) of Buffalo began in 1976 as a culturally-relevant alternative to the country’s Bicentennial Celebration. Murals were painted and vendors set up booths to sell ethnic foods and wares — entertainment and festivity were abundant. The event has grown tremendously, with the mission to actively preserve and promote the broad spectrum of African American heritage through educational and cultural activities that will benefit the community as a whole.

We are coming together under the summer sun to enjoy each other’s love, strength, and solidarity.

The 49th annual Juneteenth Parade will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2024. The parade begins at Genesee Street & Ivey Street at 10:00 AM. The .