xBk/Iowa Juneteenth Celebration

  • 1159 24th Street | Des Moines, IA 50311
  • Presented By: Iowa Juneteenth Observance
  • Dates: June 18, 2022
  • Location: xBk
  • Phone: (515) 829-0927
  • Start/End Time: 12:00 PM
  • Price: Free!
  • Overview

    Make sure you come out and celebrate Juneteenth being recognized as a Federal Holiday by participating in Iowa Juneteenth 2022! You will not want to miss the events that will take place June 12th-June 20th, 2022. It's time to celebrate Black culture and come together to have a great time.  The Des Moines Urban Experience looks forward to bringing this event to the greater Des Moines area each year.

    The Juneteenth Celebration continues at xBk on Saturday, June 18! Be sure to check out this FREE event (sponsored in part by the Iowa Arts Council!

    Schedule includes:

    Noon: Community Wall Painting

    1:00pm: Allen Juneau (Jazz/Soul/Gospel)

    1:45pm: Colo Chanel (Hip Hop)

    2:30pm: Aloe Mean (Comedy)

    3:15pm: Panel Discussion "Young, Gifted and Black in Iowa"

    4:15pm: Perry Thompson (Comedy)

    6:00pm: Andre Davis (Hip Hop)

    7:00pm: Juneteenth: The Movement 2022 Broadcast Premiere; Presented by Iowa Public Television, IPR and xBk

    8:30pm: Jade Knight (DJ, Dance Party)