Juneteenth 2022 | Downtown Albany

Juneteenth 2022

Juneteenth 2022


The African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region hosts Juneteenth on June 18 at Noon-5:00 PM. Free and open to the public, rain or shine.

With stages at the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region (135 S Pearl Street) and South End Grocery (106 S Pearl Street), vendors will line the street from Madison Avenue to Morton Avenue, encouraging people to experience the variety of businesses found along this bustling corridor.

  • 12:00 PM | The African Heritage Parade concludes at South End Grocery 

  • 12:30 PM | Salutation – Ms. Linda Jackson-Chalmers, President 

  • 12:35 PM | Opening Remarks – Mr. Travon T. Jackson, Executive Director 

  • 12:45 PM | Invocation – Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (Black National Anthem) James Weldon Johnson & J. Rosamond Johnson 

  • 12:50 PM | Opening Performances: Qualiti, Liana’kim, and Kai-Yola 

  • 1:00 PM | CAPCOM FCU Children’s Zone Kickoff – Young Futures, Inc. 

  • 1:00 PM | Vidbel Mountain Petting Zoo Opening 

  • 1:00 PM | Ben & Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Giveaway 

  • 1:15 PM | South End Grocery Announcement – South Albany Grocery Coalition 

  • 1:30 PM | Afternoon Performances: Qualiti, Liana’kim, and Kai-Yola 

  • 3:30 PM | Youth Performance: Hip Hop and Community Praise Dance Team 

  • 4:00 PM | Closing Performance: Out of the Box Band 

  • 5:00 PM | Festival Closing 

Stay tuned for more information via the Center's Facebook page

135 S Pearl Street | 518.279.6554

June 18 | Noon