The Juneteenth Festival is a celebration of the end of slavery. The Festival is celebrated annually in more than 200 cities in the United States on June 19.
The San Jose Festival in conjunction with other organizations is a weeklong celebration that includes the following activities:
* Juneteenth Festival in the Park
* Gospel Concert
* Education Conference
* Basketball Tournament
* Health Awareness Seminar
* Economic Empowerment Conference
If there was ever a cause for celebration this is definitely one of the most imporatant to take part in, the event is made possible by the efforts of the African American Community Service Agency and their generous sponsors.
"The AACSA is a non-profit organization founded in 1978. Since 1979, it has been centrally located in San Jose at 6th and Julian Street. To best respond to the needs of the African American community, we administer varied programs geared to youth, seniors, and the general community. The programs include: Inez Jackson Research Library, Youth Summer Day Camp and Development Activities, Sunday Homeless Breakfast (in collaboration with the Korean Baptist Church), Holiday Luncheon for Seniors and Christmas Toys for tots and many others."http://www.bayareajuneteenth.org/
Guadalupe River Park
San Jose, CA
Sat Jun 15 (12pm - 7pm)
Sun Jun 16 (11am - 6pm)