Join us for a family-friendly Juneteeth celebration at the Hatfield House
Saturday, June 19, 2021
10:00am - 1:00pm
Hatfield House 3201 West Girard Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19130
Join us for a free Juneteeth celebration at the historic Hatfield House! Bring your lawn chair or picnic blanket and enjoy live DJ music, kid-friendly activities and games, face-painting, and giveaways including free T-shirts, books, school supplies. Enjoy refreshments including pretzels and water ice.
June 19th is Juneteenth, which commemorates and honors the end of slavery in the U.S. On June 19th, 1865 (two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation), Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the Civil War had ended and that the enslaved were free.
This event is hosted in partnership with Net Community Care.