2023 Juneteenth Celebration | Springfield, Illinois | Visit Springfield

June 14, 2023 - June 18, 2023
Various Times

Comer Cox Park and Other Locations
301 Martin Luther King Dr. Springfield, IL 62703


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Juneteenth, Inc will be hosting Springfield’s Juneteenth Celebration from June 14th, 2023 to June 18th, 2023. The Juneteenth Celebration is more than just a party in the park but it’s NOW a 5-day celebration full of education, community engagement, and FREE entertainment. The five days will include collaborations with Lincoln Library on the Juneteenth Talent Show, Downtown Springfield Inc.'s Levitt AMP Springfield Music Series, Illinois State Museum's art exhibit NOIR III displaying the Juneteenth: Freeish History Timeline and Street Art Fair. All Juneteenth, Inc, festivities for this year's Juneteenth Celebration are free to the public and will be in-person, with events held throughout the City of Springfield.

June 14th - Juneteenth Talent Show
Juneteenth Talent Show premieres at the Lincoln Library. Starts at 6pm. Participants across IL will showcase their talents of dance, singing, comedy, and more. This event has free admission and parking. Building is disability-friendly. Address: 326 S 7th St Springfield, IL

Join Us on the Y-Block for the Juneteenth LEVITT AMP Concert. A night of great entertainment. The Y-Block will also have food vendors. Stop by the community Corner to learn more about Springfield’s Community Organizations. Starts at 5:30pm Address: S 4th St &, E Jackson St, Springfield, IL 62701

CREATIVE FLOW! Celebrating Black Art and Artist. IL State Museum presenting NOIR III. This is the 3rd Annual NOIR Show featuring a Street Art Fair. There will be an award ceremony for the participating artist. The Street Art Fair will include Black owned businesses and food vendors. Come and enjoy Black cultural art reflecting on the celebration of Juneteenth. Street Art Fair is 10am to 2pm. NOIR Reception starts at 5:30pm Address: 502 S Spring St, Springfield, IL 62706

June 17th - Juneteenth Parade
COMMUNITY! Juneteenth paints the street with community organizations, leaders, bands, dance teams, and more in celebration of the holiday. Address: Brown Street. Springfield, IL. Starts at 10am.

June 17th & 18th - Juneteenth Celebration
Join us for the Juneteenth Celebration with Food, Games, Music, prizes, fitness in the park, and more! Two day Juneteenth Celebration in Comer Cox Park. See what artists will hit the stage. Sunday will be the Outdoor revival and Crowning of the 2023 Mr. & Miss. Juneteenth. Activities for all ages! Celebration on the 17th will start right after the parade and June 18th Juneteenth Celebration will start at 9am. Address: Comer Cox Park, Springfield IL 62703