Saturday, June 14 – 20, 2021
Lowcountry Juneteenth Week & Festival
Celebrating Black Excellence
Celebrate ~ Educate ~ Motivate
June 14th – June 20th
“Juneteenth” also referred to as Freedom Day or Liberation Day is the longest running African American Holiday celebrating the emancipation of African Americans who had been enslaved in the United States. Through Lowcountry Juneteenth Week and Festival, we aim to magnify an often overlooked moment in African American history. Join us June 14th – June 20th as we empower, celebrate and educate thru Gullah History, arts and culture.
Juneteenth Week will highlight black owned business with curated events throughout the city. The festival will include a family day of fun on Saturday June 19th in beautiful North Charleston. The family affair will feature children’s activities, food trucks, vendors, performances, live concert, and more.
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Fun for the whole family filled with history, exhibits and attractions that the entire family can enjoy.
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Taste some of the best food on the planet provided by food trucks and local restaurants.
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Get info on the festival schedule, food vendors, sponsors and other upcoming events.
Special Thanks to our Supporters
Fill out the form below to get more information on how you can participate in the Lowcountry Juneteenth Week.
List your business in the LJW Black Business Directory.
NOTE: This business directory is a complimentary service from LJW to the Lowcountry community.
To have your listing approved and added to this directory, at least 51% of the business must be owned by a person of African descent.
Performances, exhibits, attractions and more!
Join us for these exciting events BEFORE and DURING Lowcountry Juneteenth Week!
Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. The troops’ arrival came a full two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and is considered the longest-running African American holiday.