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Iowa Juneteenth Observance

  • 2875 University Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50311
  • Dates: June 18, 2020
  • Location: Drake University - Olmstead Center
  • Phone: (515) 829-0927
  • Overview

    We are Celebrating Iowa Juneteenth 30th year in 2020.  Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration that commemorates the June 19th, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the United States of America.

    Thursday, June 18, 2020 - Community Builders Appreciation Banquet - Drake University Olmsted Center

    Saturday, June 20, 2020 - Urban Parade and Neighbor's Day - Evelyn Davis Park, 1400 Forest Avenue, Des Moines 50314