The Miami-Dade County Black Affairs Advisory Board invites you to celebrate “Juneteenth”

The Miami-Dade County Black Affairs Advisory Board invites you to celebrate “Juneteenth”

MIAMI – For the third year, Miami-Dade County will recognize and commemorate “Juneteenth” – a combination of “June” and “nineteenth” celebrated on the 19th of June each year to observe the official emancipation of the last group of enslaved people in the United States. The Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board, (BAAB), invites you participate in one or more of the following community sponsored events being held throughout Miami-Dade County.

Saturday, June 10 –  7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Nova Star Juneteenth Scholarship Competition Show”

Florida International University’s  (FIU) weeklong Juneteenth celebration kick starts with this competition featuring FIU’s Nova Court of college students. Contestants have a chance to win more than $7,500 in scholarships, including a grand prize of $3,000 for the top winner.  3000 NE 151st Street, North Miami, Florida 33181

Sunday, June 11- 5:30 a.m.

2023 “Annual Sunrise Ancestral Remembrance of the Middle Passage Ceremony”

Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, Florida 33149

Details: (305) 960-4600

Wednesday, June 14 – Noon to 2 p.m.

“Mosaic Miami Presents: Bulldozing Barriers: Reflecting on Juneteenth and Diversity in Miami”

Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Florida 33132

A conversation featuring PAMM’s  Director Frank Sirman and Matthew Anderson, Executive Director Mosaic Miami

RSVP REQUIRED: Bulldozing Barriers: Reflecting on Juneteenth and Diversity in Miami Tickets, Wed, Jun 14, 2023 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite

Wednesday. June 14 – 7 p.m.

Second Annual Juneteenth “Juke Joint at the Adrienne Arsht Center” 1300 Biscayne Boulevard-Miami, FL 33132

Happy hour with soul food and libations curated by Chef Dominique Walkers. Pan-African beats mixed by DJ Shacia Päyne Marley and of Grammy-nominated  saxophonist and educator, Melton Mustafa Jr.

Tickets:  $35 – Details: 305-588-9399 or

Friday, June 16 – 5 – 9 p.m.

“Artwalk Presents Richmond Height’s Juneteenth Celebration”

Discover the history of Richmond Heights, a thriving African American community in South Dade. Enjoy live music, DJ performances, Black art and activities for all ages at this FREE cultural arts festival presented by Artwalk. Sample delicious fare from food trucks, browse artisan vendors and the alternative Flea Market. 14700 Lincoln Boulevard, Miami, Florida 33176

June 16-18 – Saturday & Sunday 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday, Noon to 10 p.m.

“Juneteenth Festival ’23.  A Three-Day festival sponsored by the Committee to Honor our Living Legends” featuring a living museum, food trucks, bounce houses and much more! Details: Eventbrite link:

Saturday, June 17 – 5 p.m. (Gates open at 3:30 p.m.)

City of Miami Garden’s “Third Annual Juneteenth Park-In and Party Celebration”

347 Don Shula Drive, Miami Gardens, Florida 33056

Experience the culture of Miami Gardens at the iconic Hard Rock Stadium. Hosted by comedian Marvin Dixon and featuring DJ Bo Weezy, featuring local talent showcasing the community’s diversity, unity and achievements. Presented by City of Miami Gardens Vice Mayor Katrina Wilson, Councilman Reggie Leon and Councilman Robert L. Stephens III.  Tickets: General admission is $10 per car Details: 305-622-8000 X 2789

Sunday, June 18 -1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

“Arts & Culture in The Gardens” presented by the Delou Africa Dance Ensemble

Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex in Miami Gardens- 3000 NW 199th Street Miami Gardens, 33056

The series highlights traditional African arts to emphasize Black culture, ancient folklore and customs passed down through generations. Connect with dancers, drummers and art lovers, and take a class taught by professional artists and appropriate for all ages.

Admission is free/pre-registration required. Details: 305- 622-8000 X 2789

Monday, June 19

“Miami Children’s Museum’s Juneteenth For Kids Celebration” – 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, Florida 33139

Activities and learning activities include story time, a fun dance party, decorating Juneteenth flags and wearables and an exciting Juneteenth parade. Details: 305-373-5437 or

Monday, June 19 -11a.m. to Sunset

Sunshine Slopers Ski & Travel Club’s Tri-County Annual Picnic & Juneteenth Celebration Picnic

The first African American Ski Club in South Florida and affiliated  with the National Brotherhood of Skiers (NBS) and the Florida Ski Council will hold its annual picnic at the Dr. Von Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park-6503 Ocean Drive, Dania Beach, Fl  33004 – Adults $15/Kids 4-12 $8/Under 3 Free. 305-812-7833 or 305-803-3172

Monday, June 19 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Juneteenth Experience: Hued Songs’ Mainstage Performance & Film ScreeningA multidisciplinary, immersive performance of our American Holiday, Juneteenth – past, present, and future. Celebrating Freedom, Black artists, Black culture, Black community, and Black Miami. Miami Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33141- Details: