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Juneteenth Celebration/Gather-In Festival

June 19, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Sunday, June 19th | 12PM – 7PM

Durant Park | 30 John St, Pittsfield

Hosted by NAACP – Berkshire County Branch, Westside Legends, Multicultural Bridge, Berkshire Black Economic Council, Saint John’s Lodge #10, Clinton Church Restoration, and Lift Every Voice!

Originating in Galveston, Texas, Juneteenth – also known as Black Independence Day – commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans and celebrates African-American culture.

The event is the new reimagining of the formerly annual Gather-In Festival. It will be a celebration of freedom with a day filled with music, dance, spoken word, child-friendly activities, basketball tournaments, food, and vendors. Free and open to all.