Juneteenth Oregon Celebration
This is a past event. Saturday, June 15 at 12:00pm 7:00pm
Legacy Emanuel Hospital Field Hospital Field by 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave., Portland, OR 97227
Juneteenth Oregon celebrates the date in 1865 when Major General Gordon Granger read "General Order No. 3," in Galveston, Texas, declaring that all slaves were free. This annual celebration includes family fun, a parade, community vendors, music, family activities, food vendors, live entertainment, kids' area, hip-hop yoga, spoken word and more.
The Clara Peoples Freedom Trail Parade begins at 10:45 a.m. The parade starts on Northeast Eighth and Jarrett, heads south on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, then west on Russell.