Jun 16, 2023 - Things to Do

How to celebrate Juneteenth in Miami

Chefs Cleophus Hethington, Akino West and Tristen Epps. Photos courtesy of Ocean Social by Chef Tristen Epps

Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. on Monday, was officially designated a federal holiday in 2021.

What's happening: Celebrations are planned around Miami all weekend.

🏖️ Copa Cabana takes place Saturday at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. Haitian band Kai headlines. Tickets: $25.

🪘 A Family West African Dance and Drum Class is presented by the Delou Africa Dance Ensemble Sunday at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex in Miami Gardens. Free.

ğŸŽ¥ The Juneteenth Experience honors Black culture at the Miami Beach Bandshell with a film screening, spoken word and dance on Monday. A picnic starts at 4pm; show at 7:30pm. Free.

🍴 "Generations of Flavor, A Juneteenth Journey," presented by Red Rooster Overtown, happens from 3 to 6pm on Sunday with music, art and lawn games. Free, but pay for food and drinks.

😋 A Juneteenth Celebration Dinner at Ocean Social with award-winning chefs features a 10-course dinner with dishes meant to symbolize America's past and future. Monday at 6:30pm. Tickets: $180.

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