Juneteenth events to check out around Tampa Bay
Sunday marks the second year that Juneteenth is recognized as a federal holiday in the U.S. Here are some ways to celebrate locally.
Tampa Bay Juneteenth Festival: A block party with live music, food trucks, shopping, a food and toy drive, job fair and free health clinic.
- 3-9pm Saturday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. $10-30.
Newtown Juneteenth: A celebration with food trucks, vendors, a DJ, live music and family-friendly activities.
- 1-8pm Saturday along Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way, between Osprey Avenue and Dixie Avenue, in Sarasota. Free!
Shades of Pride: Juneteenth Celebration: LGBTQIA+ activist TS Madison — the first Black trans woman to star in and executive-produce her own reality series — emcees this event, featuring DJs Supa Nova and Nightwing, Kiala Santi, Ashlee T. Bangkx and Miss St. Pete Pride 2022 Delores T. Van Cartier.
- Plus, a panel discussion will spotlight key voices from the city's Black and brown LGBTQIA+ community.
- 2-9pm on Sunday at The Factory St. Petersburg. Free!
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