Celebrate Juneteenth 2023 in Utah

Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the emancipation of those enslaved in the United States. It started in Galveston, Texas, and is now celebrated every year on June 19 across the United States.

Utah will hold a few different celebrations and events. Below is a list of events we will be at and other happenings. Our staff hopes to see you there!

Events ACLU of Utah will be at for Juneteenth 2023

Juneteenth Festival at Ogden Amphitheater

June 17 (Noon - 9pm) & June 18 (Noon - 7pm)
Head over to Ogden Amphitheater for an exciting two-day Juneteenth Festival. This event promises a vibrant celebration of Black culture through music, dance, food, and various activities. You can even volunteer with us

Juneteenth Health & Wellness Expo at Gallivan Center

June 21 (Noon - 9pm)
At the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City, experience a day dedicated to health and wellness. 

Other events happening for Juneteenth 2023

Juneteenth Flag Raising in Salt Lake County

June 16 (11am–1pm)

Happy Father's Day, Willie Moore & Billy Mason Barber Battle & Crowns Braid Battle

June 18

Utah & National Juneteenth Day Holiday & Salt Lake City Juneteenth Flag Raising

June 19

Juneteenth Afro Dance Boot Camp with GK Folk, Youth & Adult Session

June 24 (1-6pm)

Juneteenth Healing & Reconciliation (MAAFA) Vigil at Jordan Park, Int'l Peace Gardens

June 26