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Join us and our partners on June 18 from 12 PM-5 PM to celebrate Juneteenth 2022 at Albany's premier freedom festival! South Pearl Street will be closed from Madison Avenue to Westerlo St with parking provided at the South End Grocery (106 South Pearl Street) to accommodate the event.
2022 Albany Juneteenth Festival Schedule | June 18, 2022
12:00 PM | The African Heritage Parade concludes at South End Grocery
12:30 PM | Salutation: Ms. Linda Jackson-Chalmers, President
12:35 PM | Opening Remarks: Mr. Travon T. Jackson, Executive Director
12:45 PM | Invocation: Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (Black National Anthem) by James Weldon Johnson & J. Rosamond Johnson
12:50 PM | Opening Performances: Qualiti, Liana’kim, and Kai-Yola
1:00 PM | CAPCOM FCU Children’s Zone Kickoff: Young Futures, Inc.
1:00 PM | Vidbel Mountain Petting Zoo Opening
1:00 PM | Ben & Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Giveaway
1:15 PM | South End Grocery Announcement: South Albany Grocery Coalition
1:30 PM | Afternoon Performances: Qualiti, Liana’kim, and Kai-Yola
3:30 PM | Youth Performance: Hip Hop and Community Praise Dance Team
4:00 PM | Closing Performance: Out of the Box Band
5:00 PM | Festival Closing