THURSDAY, JUNE 16 EVENTSMARTIN UNIVERSITY, 2186 Sherman DriveThursday, June 16, 4-6 PM
Speakers, giveaways, Ethnic food sampling.
FRIDAY, JUNE 17 EVENTSBENJAMIN HARRISON HOME, 1230 N DelawareFriday, June 17, 4-8 PM, on the lawn, freeMore info here.
Foodways Festival is on the front lawn of the Home with Black-owned food trucks, restaurants & caterers. The festival honors Laura "Dolly" Johnson, a formerly enslaved person from Kentucky who became head chef for President Benjamin Harrison's White House in December 1889.MADAME CJ WALKER LEGACY CENTER, 617 Indiana AveWeekend of activities, starting with Babyface concert on Friday, June 17, 8:30 PM,Tickets for Concert
SATURDAY, JUNE 18 EVENTSWHITE RIVER STATE PARK, 801 W Washington -5th Annual Juneteenth CelebrationSaturday, June 18, 10am-6pm @ Celebration PlazaRegister for free.
Parade, live music & DJs, food trucks, vendors, kid zone, games, education centersMADAME CJ WALKER LEGACY CENTER, 617 Indiana AveSaturday & Sunday, June 18 & 19,
Free - block party with food, performers, an adult zone & kids' zone with games, face painting, a photo booth, and other kids' activities.THE MAJOR TAYLOR FESTIVALIndiana State Museum and IMAX THEATER, 650 W WashingtonFree Day! Juneteenth Saturday, June 18, 10 AM-5 PMFree admission,
Food trucks are available, Free IMAX and bike-themed activities, both inside and outside. Inside, you can visit the Major Taylor interactive exhibit and learn about bike technology and safety. Outside you can do a bike simulator & test your mountain bike skills.
10 AM-2 PM - stories from local bike riders and get a free helmet to decorate
11 AM - Performance by Asante Art Institute
11 AM-2 PM - Meet the Museum curator
3:30 PM - Epiphany Dance Collective performanceHARRISON CENTER, 1505 N. Delaware StSaturday, June 18, 12-8 PM, exterior courtyardFree
The 21st annual Independent Music + Art Festival is a day-long outdoor festival featuring local musicians, visual artists, and other "independents who perform original live music and create original work. Bands will perform on two stages in conjunction with the INDIEana Handicraft Exchange, a DIY contemporary craft fair. This year, the Handicraft Exchange's 100+ vendors will expand to the Harrison Center's new rooftop deck!
SUNDAY, JUNE 19 EVENTSUJAMAA BOOKSTOREFlanner House, 2424 MLK Jr. St.Sunday, June 19, 12-9 PM, party at Watkins Park, 2360 MLK Jr. St, free
Food, vendors, and entertainment. The bookstore will be open that day, too.Kurt Vonnegut Museum, 543 Indiana AveSunday, June 19, 10 AM-5 PM,Free
Games in their back parking lot with hula hoops, ping pong & basketball. Freedom Village & candle-making, Music, food trucks, and make & take sessions with local artists.EITELJORG MUSEUM, 500 W WashingtonSunday, June 19, from 10 AM-5 PM, most activities are 11 AM-3 PM.Free
Some activities and musicians outside. Freetown Village Singers, Greg Sansing & the Jazzsetters & the Rob Dixon Quartet. They will also have storytellers, art activities, and poetry readings.MADAME CJ WALKER LEGACY CENTER, 617 Indiana AveSaturday & Sunday, June 18 & 19.
Free - block party with food, performers, an adult zone & kids' zone with games, face painting, a photo booth, and other kids' activities.EASTSIDE CELEBRATION: HONORING FATHERS, FAMILIES, AND FREEDOM, 9500 E. 16th St.Sunday, June 19, Warren Performing Arts CenterFree