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Juneteenth Events in Hampton Roads 2022 (updated!)

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Juneteenth Events in Hampton Roads Virginia
Juneteenth is an American holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States, specifically recognizing the date (June 19, 1865) when the last remaining enslaved African Americans in the United States (Texas) were told they were free. Read more about the history of Juneteenth Here.
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 CHESAPEAKE
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 12-6pm
When: Sunday, June 18, 2022 beginning at 1pm
 
 HAMPTON
Freedom Day Juneteenth Pageant at Northampton Community Center (Hampton)
When: Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 6:30-8:30pm
When: Monday, June 13, 2022 from 6-8pm
Juneteenth Festival at Darling Stadium (Hampton)
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 11am-6pm
When: Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 11am-4pm
Hampton African American Heritage Festival at Mill Point Park (Hampton)
When: Saturday, June 25, 2022 from 11am-10pm
NEWPORT NEWS
When: March 31 – May 16, 2022
Juneteenth Expressions at NN Community Centers (Newport News)
When: June 8-19, 2022
Juneteenth Parade from Brooks Crossing to King-Lincoln Park (Newport News)
When: Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 10am-12pm
Juneteenth Concert at King-Lincoln Park (Newport News)
When: Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 5-7:30pm canceled due to weather
Juneteenth Raising of the Flag Ceremony at City Hall (Newport News)
When: Monday, June 13, 2022 at 1pm
Juneteenth Bingo at Midtown Community Center (Newport News)
When: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from 6:30-8:30pm
Juneteenth Debate at Denbigh Community Center (Newport News)
When: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 6:30-8pm
Juneteenth Spoken Word at Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center (Newport News)
When: Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 7-9pm
Juneteenth Mime: The Faces of Freedom at The Mariner’s Museum (Newport News)
When: Friday, June 17, 2022 from 7-9pm
Juneteenth Youth Field and Games at Riverview Farm Park (Newport News)
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 10am-2pm
VIRTUAL – Juneteenth Historical Pageant (Virtual)
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 7-8:30pm
Juneteenth Freedom Festival at King-Lincoln Park (Newport News)
When: Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 12-4pm
NORFOLK
When: Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 1pm
When: Friday, June 10, 2022 at 7pm
VIRTUAL – Frederick Douglass: On Slavery & Emancipation with Norfolk Public Library (Online)
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 8am
Family Day: Juneteenth at the Chrysler Museum (Norfolk)
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 10am-3pm
2nd Annual Juneteenth in the Park (Norfolk)
When:
Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 12-5pm
Community Day at Richard A. Tucker Memorial Library (Norfolk)
When:
Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 12-4pm
Juneteenth Freedom Festival at Slover Library (Norfolk)
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 1-5:30pm
VIRTUAL – Celebrate Juneteenth with Storyteller Eunice Shands with Norfolk Public Library (Online)
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 2pm
PORTSMOUTH 
When: Friday, June 17 from 5-10pm, Saturday, June 18 from 12-6pm and Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 3-6pm
When: Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 1-9pm
SUFFOLK
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 10am-2pm
VIRGINIA BEACH
When: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 3-9pm
VIRTUAL – Black Health & Wellness: Looking Back to Find the Path Forward (Online)
When: Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 12-1:30pm
VIRTUAL – WebEx Live! Juneteenth! with Virginia Beach Public Library (Online)
When: Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 4-4:45pm
#ThirdThursday Virginia Beach Public Art Walk: “Portraits from a Place of Grace” (Virginia Beach)
When:
Thursday, June 16, 2022 from 4-6pm
Unity in the Community ArtWalk Along the Boardwalk (Virginia Beach)
When: June 16 -19, 2022

VBGIGS Presents Juneteenth in the ViBe Creative District (Virginia Beach)
When:
Saturday, June 18, 2022 beginning at 9am

 Juneteenth At The Beach (Virginia Beach)

When: Saturday, June 18 from 12-10pm and Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 10am-10pm

African American Music Month Celebrating Juneteenth (Virginia Beach)
When: Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 3:30 – 5pm

YORK COUNTY
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 5-8:30pm

with Virginia Beach Public Library (Online)