Listen: Founder and Executive Director Gary Simon. The Sacramento Juneteenth Festival is a 3 day event that celebrates one of the most momentous occasions in American history: The signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
This year’s festival will kick-off on Friday night(17th) with the “Gospel Under the Stars All-Star Reunion Concert”. The concert will feature many of Juneteenth’s best gospel acts. Former greats include: Melinda Watts, Yardley Griffin, James Jackson and more.
Saturday, 18th will feature 2 stages of live entertainment, The Juneteenth Talent Show(top 10 acts, see audition information), food/ware vendors, Health/wellness row, Arts and Education Pavilion, Fraternity/Sorority Row, Freedom Stage (youth acts), American history presentations, Keynote speakers and more.
Sunday, 19th will conclude this year’s festival with the Juneteenth Golf Tournament at William Land Golf Course. See registration information.