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The Juneteenth Festival of Buffalo

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Park 1124 Fillmore Ave Buffalo, NY, 14211 United States (map)
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The Juneteenth Festival of Buffalo will be held from Saturday, June 17 to Sunday, June 18, 2018 in Martin Luther King Jr. Park at the intersection of Best Street and Fillmore Avenue.

The Juneteenth Festival of Buffalo began in 1976 as a culturally-relevant alternative to the country’s Bicentennial Celebration. Murals were painted and vendors set up booths to sell ethnic foods and wares — entertainment and festivity were abundant. The event has grown tremendously, with the mission to actively preserve and promote the broad spectrum of African American heritage through educational and cultural activities that will benefit the community as a whole.