How to celebrate Juneteenth in Miami
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.
🪘 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.
🎥 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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