On Saturday, June 21st from 12pm – 6pm, come celebrate Iowa’s 24th annual Iowa Juneteenth in Evelyn K. Davis park! Great food, family fun and live music! This event is free admission and open to the public! For more information, visit IowaJuneteenth.org.
The Iowa Juneteenth Observance symbolizes the African-American experience in the annals of United States history. The purpose is to educate Iowans on Juneteenth history through cultural diversity activities that help to preserve the Iowa Juneteenth Observance African-American history experience for future generations. The Iowa Juneteenth Observance will culminate in Des Moines on Saturday, June 21 with a parade and neighborhood celebration. Visit www.iowajuneteenth.org for more information.