Let’s honor the past, celebrate progress, and ignite a brighter future together as we commemorate the historic liberation of Black Americans this Juneteenth! Take a glance at this year’s Juneteenth events to participate.
Juneteenth + Pride
When: June 19
Where: The Field at Stanley Market Place, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora, CO 80010
Commemorate Juneteenth on The Field at Stanley Market Place! Juneteenth holds a significant place in the collective journey toward freedom and equality and is a special day to celebrate the liberation of Black Americans. On The Field, come honor and embrace the spirit of Juneteenth with games, food, dancing, and more! This event is a collaborative effort presented by the Center for Legal Inclusiveness, Colorado LGBTQ Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, and Sam Cary Bar Association, who are dedicated to fostering, diversity, inclusion, and equality within our legal community and society as a whole.
Juneteenth Black and Gold
When: June 21
Where: Painting With A Twist, 14132 E. Cedar Ave, Aurora, CO 80012
Join Painting With A Twist for a captivating Juneteenth celebration with a ‘Black and Gold’ theme! Immerse yourself in an evening of artistic expression to honor the rich heritage and resilience of the Black community. Come together to create memories that shine as you commemorate Juneteenth through art.
Destination of My Own
When: July 1 – July 2
Where: The People’s Building, 9995 E. Colfax Avenue, Aurora, Co 80010
In honor of Juneteenth, Colorado TINTS is presenting “Destination of My Own.” Come experience the one-actor play chronicling the remarkable contributions of Richard Durham, the visionary creator, and writer behind the groundbreaking radio drama, Destination Freedom. Which brought stories of influential Black American historical figures to life like never before. Join Colorado TINTS as they pay tribute to a trailblazer whose voice reverberates through time, forever influencing the fight for equality and representation of Black voices. Remember to grab your tickets!
Visit Black-owned businesses in Aurora
Looking for more ways to participate this Juneteenth? From delicious cuisines to unique shops, embrace the opportunity to shop, dine, and engage with local Black-owned businesses. Check out our list of businesses you can visit to show your support.