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Oakland County Juneteenth Events 2024

Oakland County Juneteenth Events and Celebrations – Join in on honoring local heroes, mentors, and community leaders while celebrating African-American culture.

The day was recognized as a federal holiday in 2021, when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law. Since then, more and more local communities have begun to honor the holiday officially ending slavery with celebrations and ceremonies.


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Oakland County Juneteenth Events and Celebrations

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 from 11a-1:30p
Oakland County Juneteenth Events / Oakland County Parks Events – Oakland County Celebrate Juneteenth Event
Oakland County Courthouse (1200 N Telegraph Rd, Pontiac, MI)
Enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, FREE ice cream, giveaways, storytellers, a flag raising ceremony, and meet & greets with the community. This is a FREE event. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 10a-11:30a / Sunday, June 16, 2024 from 4p-9p
Oakland County Juneteenth Events / Southfield Weekend Events – Southfield Juneteenth Weekend Events
Southfield Municipal Campus (22200 Beech Rd, Southfield, MI 48033, 248-796-4670)
Saturday Walk – Mayor Dr. Ken Siver will lead participants on an invigorating 2.5 mile walk around Southfield where he will discuss Southfield history and the achievements of African Americans in Southfield.
Sunday Juneteenth Jubilee – This event is about honoring the heroes in your life and the enduring spirit of Juneteenth. Walk with Your Hero invites participants to reflect on the strength and inspiration provided by father figures, mentors, and community leaders. This special pre-event, coinciding with Father’s Day. Hosted by the City of Southfield & The City P&R Department. Hosted by Southfield Recreation.

southfield municipal complex

Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 11a-4p
Flint Weekend Events – Flint Juneteenth Celebration
Flint Cultural Center (1310 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503)
Speakers, authors, fun for lids, live music, crafts, hands-on activities for kids, and more. For more info, visit

Saturday, June 15, 2024 from noon-8p
Southfield Juneteenth Events – Southfield Juneteenth Family Reunion
Catalpa Oaks County Park (27705 Greenfield Rd, Southfield, MI,
“The largest and longest running juneteenth event in Oakland County”. Hosted by

Saturday, June 15, 2024 from noon-6p
Madison Hts Weekend Events – Madison Heights Juneteenth Celebration
Civic Center Park (360 W 13 Mile Rd, Madison Hts, MI 48071)
This family-friendly event will feature attractions for toddlers to teens, including a 25-ft. climbing tower (courtesy of Oakland County Parks), bounce houses, a petting zoo, pony rides, children’s activities, crafts and more. The festival will also include live music, food trucks, vendors and educational exhibits. This is a regional event that attracts visitors from across Metro Detroit. All are welcome. Free admission. Free parking. For more information, please visit

Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 4p-11p
Pontiac Weekend Events – Pontiac Juneteenth Freedom Day Festival
Downtown Pontiac (Saginaw Street)
The community will convene various activities with local vendors and residents for an independence day celebration. Freedom Day Festival activities will be held near Saginaw Street and will include music, a kid’s zone, food and beverages. The activities will begin with a parade and proceed with a fireworks display later in the evening. Hosted by the City of Pontiac.


Wednesday, June 19, 2024 (all day)
Oakland County Juneteenth Events – Oakland County Parks Free Admission Day
Various OC Park Locations (see description)
Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers complimentary park entry to all guests in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Addison Oaks Park/Day Use, Groveland Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks Park, Lyon Oaks Park/Day Use, Lyon Oaks Dog Park, Orion Oaks Park/Day Use, Orion Oaks Dog Park, Red Oaks Dog Park, Rose Oaks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and RecreationMORE INFO / LIST OF PARKS

independence oaks county park clarkston

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 from 10a-2p
West Bloomfield Juneteenth Event – West Bloomfield Juneteenth Jamboree
West Bloomfield Civic Center Campus (4550 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, MI 48323)
Enjoy FREE food, coloring workshop, ice cream, live entertainment, and more. Participants are encouraged to visit programming hosted by the West Bloomfield Public Library next door at 4600 Walnut Lake Rd. Hosted by WB Parks (and others).

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 from 3p-8p
Royal Oak Juneteenth Events – Royal Oak Juneteenth Celebration
Centennial Commons (221 E 3rd St, Royal Oak, MI 48067)
The celebration will feature a Freedom Walk to honor this historic occasion, along with an array of family-friendly activities including soulful music, games, performances, food trucks local vendors, giveaways, and much more. Hosted by the City of Royal Oak.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 from 4p-7p
Oak Park Juneteenth Events – Oak Park Juneteenth Celebration
Oak Park Municipal Grounds & Oak Park Public Library
Features speeches from local leaders, live entertainment, scholarship awards and more. The Oak Park PL will be hosting a Black History 101 Mobile Museum. For more info, visit

This Oakland County Juneteenth Events page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

See our Events / Things To Do tab for more events, activities and things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit Michigan.

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