People gathered enjoying a celebration

JCMP Juneteenth Jubilee

The JCMP Juneteenth Jubilee will kick off a week long series of events in the heart of downtown that celebrate and honor African American culture through history, entertainment, arts, and more! Food trucks will be onsite every day during events. All events at JCMP are free to the public.

Historical Perspectives: Slavery in Wake County and Genealogy  
Join our speakers for a presentation on learning about slavery in Wake County, the Wake County Enslaved Persons Project, and how you can connect to the past through genealogy.

Speakers: Roxanne Buzille, Wake County Register of Deeds; Tammy Brunner, Wake County Register of Deeds; Wanda Cox-Bailey, Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society; Belle Long, Wake County Historical Society

Monday, June 13

Musical Reflections: Jazz and Spoken Word at the Park
Listen to smooth jazz and poetry in the central plaza. Musical performance by Freddy Greene, "Street Genie."   

Tuesday, June 14

Juneteenth on Canvas
Chavis is a great place to unwind and enjoy a beautiful cityscape. We will be painting Juneteenth-inspired art while listening to the smooth sounds of saxophonist Jashaun Peele.

Wednesday, June 15

African Fashion Show
This experience will introduce you to African fashion, traditions, and inspiration from the African continent. Fashion for all ages will be represented. Fashion by Jacha Trends African Clothing, a division of KroCia, LLC.

Thursday, June 16

Juneteenth Karaoke Celebration at Carolina Pines Community Center
General Admission Price: $10 VIP Price: $30 Register at Search "Tickets" using the keyword "Juneteenth"                            

2305 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh 27603

Friday, June 17

JCMP Juneteenth Jubilee: It Takes a Village
John Chavis Memorial Park will be hosting a fun-filled day for the family to celebrate FAMILY.
10am-12pm Youth Aviation Academy Kickoff for youth in 4th-9th grade (Kit Airplane Build)
12-5pm Festival (Inflatables and Splash Pad, weather permitting; 12-3pm Entertainment, 3-5pm Day Party with DJ House and Soul Train Line)
5-7pm The Project 919 Band

Saturday, June 18  




a picture of the members of the project 919 band standing together

The Project 919 Band



John Chavis Memorial Park
505 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Raleigh, NC 27601