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A two-day street festival with live music, entertainment, vendors, and food in Five Points with headliners Dave East and Twista!

One of the largest and longest-running in the nation returns with its annual parade and street festival featuring hundreds of vendors, concerts, delicious ethnic food, and this year’s headliners Dave East and Twista.

Each year Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood is transformed into a hub of entertainment and celebration for residents and business owners celebrating the day when the last of the nation’s enslaved peoples were freed.

The festival kicks off with the annual Juneteenth Parade presented by Verizon taking place down E 26th Avenue starting Saturday, June 18 at 11 am then rolls into two full days of live entertainment, food, retail and community vendors, interactive and educational activities for all ages, block parties and VIP areas. RSVP & TICKETS HERE

This year the festival welcomes headliners; Harlem bred, Def Jam Recording artist, and MC Dave East, on Saturday and the World’s fastest rapper*: Twista, best known for the early 2000s hits Slow Jamz featuring Kanye West and Overnight Celebrity featuring Jamie Foxx on Sunday. Both days at 6 pm.

Guests can look forward to an array of fun and interactive activities with Juneteenth Music Festival’s amazing group of 2022 partners such as Vibes in the Park, Popongo, Meow Wolf, Jack Daniels, and more. Beer lovers can grab a cold one from the Coors Airstream all while the kids enjoy activations from the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Rapids, and Colorado Mammoth in the JMF Youth Zone Presented by Chevron or catch a live youth boxing match courtesy of USA Boxing in association with the Denver Brotherhood of Police.

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth celebrates the day African Americans in Texas learned of their freedom two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Celebrated in cities across the country, Denver is home to the Juneteenth Music Festival, a dynamic community event that annually attracts 50,000 people. In 2021, Juneteenth was recognized as a commemorative holiday by Denver City Council. To learn more about the history, click here.

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Juneteenth Music Festival 2022


June 18, 2022
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Five Points
2600 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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