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Celebrate Freedom and Community: A Guide to Juneteenth Festivities in the Bay Area

Posted by Mosaic Global Transportation on Jun 10, 2024 9:00:00 AM

Juneteenth is a time for reflection, celebration, and community. The Bay Area, with its rich African American history and vibrant cultural scene, comes alive with Juneteenth events throughout the month. 

Mark your calendars and get ready to experience the spirit of Juneteenth with these exciting Bay Area offerings! 


San Francisco

San Francisco Juneteenth Freedom Celebration (Fillmore District): This iconic event, spanning over eight city blocks, is a must-do for Juneteenth in San Francisco. Expect a vibrant parade, live music, delicious food vendors, art exhibitions, and a joyful atmosphere celebrating African American culture and heritage. (June 15th) 

Juneteenth on the Waterfront (Ferry Plaza Farmers Market): Combine your love for fresh produce with celebrating Juneteenth! This special market features Black-owned farms and food vendors, live music, and educational booths highlighting the significance of Juneteenth. (June 1st) 

BlaCOEUR: A Juneteenth Disruption (The Dome at Westfield San Francisco): This unique event is a fusion of art, music, fashion, and activism. Expect thought-provoking installations, live performances by Black artists, and a marketplace showcasing Black-owned businesses. (June 16th) 


Beyond San Francisco

Vallejo's 34th Annual Juneteenth Festival and Parade: This long-standing tradition in Vallejo offers a parade, live entertainment, a children's play area, and a marketplace filled with food vendors and artisans. (June 15th) 

Oakland Juneteenth Celebration: Immerse yourself in the vibrant Oakland community at this family-friendly event. Enjoy live music, dance performances, cultural activities, and a variety of food vendors offering delicious dishes. (June 27th) 


Beyond the Events

Support Black-Owned Businesses: Research and patronize Black-owned businesses throughout the Bay Area, not just during Juneteenth. 

Learn More About Black History: Visit museums or historical sites dedicated to African American history and culture. 

Volunteer Your Time: Many organizations host Juneteenth events and could benefit from volunteer support. 

By attending a Juneteenth celebration, supporting Black-owned businesses, and engaging in further learning, you can contribute to a more inclusive and equitable future. So, join the Bay Area in celebrating Juneteenth and honoring the rich legacy of African American freedom and achievement!

Warm regards, 

Mosaic Global Transportation