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June 19
Juneteenth: Commemoration Program

6:00 p.m.

Free

 

JUNETEENTH, dating back to 1865, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Grangert and Union soldiers, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.  

Join us for a weekend of celebration in Downtown Tulsa on June 15-18, 2017!  Juneteeth rememberences in Tulsa have always included heritage through music & art, and the 2017 celebrations will be no different.  This event is a tobacco free, family-friendly event.

The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame is a non-profit cultural and educational organization, with a mission to inspire creativity and improve the quality of life for all Oklahomans through the preservation, education, and performance of jazz, our uniquely American art form.