• Thu. Dec 1st, 2022

June 15

Juneteenth Black Family Picnic and Movie Night

6-10 p.m

Food, Movie –“Crooklyn.” 

Cincinnati (Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine)

June 17 Juneteenth Kickoff Party

6-9 p.m. 

live music

Cincinnati (Jane’s – Findlay Market – 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine)

Juneteenth Jazz in the Park

6-8 p.m.

Free event music by Sound the Alarm. Norwood (Victory Park, Montgomery Road at Mills St.)

Juneteenth Evening at the Museum

on June 17.

7-9 p.m.,

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Poetic Performances of by local artists and poets on ideas of liberty, freedom, equality and justice

Cincinnati Underground Railroad Museum(50 E. Freedom Way, Downtown)

June 17 – 18


Street Festival

for more information – springborojuneteenth.com,

Music, food, Underground Railroad tours, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, community bicycle ride and an interactive exhibit.


June 18

Middletown First Annual Juneteenth Parade.

9-11:30 a.m.

Douglass Park (free carnival rides for kids, live entertainment and fireworks. family fun


(From Verity Parkway and ends at Lafayette Ave,)

Flag Raising & Resolution

10 a.m.


Norwood (City Hall, 4645 Montgomery Road)

Juneteenth Panel Discussion

a free ticketed panel discussion

11 a.m.-noon

Sponsored by Findlay Market and Black is Excellence. Community leaders and business owners discuss the history and importance of Juneteenth. Live jazz music by the Ron Jones Quintet at Jane’s

Cincinnati (Findlay Market. – 109 W. Elder St., Over-the-Rhine)

157th Juneteenth Independence Day

Email tracy.stokes@stelizabeth.com.

11 a.m.-4 p.m.,

Sponosred by the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission and St. Elizabeth Heathcare. Free health screenings (breast cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, diabetes and blood pressure), free food from Dada Smokes, Kona Ice and more. Free and open to the public. Preregistration required for health screenings.

Covington (Lincoln Grant Scholar House, 834 Greenup St.)

Cincinnati’s 35th Annual Juneteenth Festival

12-9 p.m. 

Two stages of live music, supervised children’s play area, shopping, art, history reenactments, health screenings, and food.

Cincinnati (Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams)

Paint & Sip, Juneteenth Edition

Register for $40 at paintwithcolor.com

1-3 p.m.

A guided painting project with a Juneteenth-inspired soundtrack. Includes wine (ages 21-up) and refreshments.

Norwood (Recreation Center, 2039 Sherman Ave.)

Second annual Juneteenth Outdoor Craft Festival

2-7 p.m. 

Presented by Esoteric Brewing and Cincinnati Music Accelerator live music, craft beer, art, food trucks, street vendors and a kids zone.

Cincinnati (McMillan St., Walnut Hills)

Young Black Genius Juneteenth Free Block Party

2-6 p.m., 

Food, live performances and music, speakers, live demonstrations and games.  Jobs, Sports, Leadership opportunities presented by The Cincinnati Young Entrepreneurs.

Cincinnati (Ziegler Park, 1322 Sycamore St., Pendleton)

Juneteenth Block Party

2-6 p.m. 

Free family event.

Cincinnati (Ziegler Park, 1322 Sycamore St., Over-the-Rhine)

Juneteenth Pool Party

5-8 p.m.

Music from DJ Stank.

Norwood (Waterworks – 2701 Harris Ave.)