Juneteenth Celebration

Celebrate with Us

Mark your calendars to join us for our second community Juneteenth celebration on Wednesday, June 19, from 3:30 to 8 p.m. at the Hinson Amphitheater, 170 E. Dublin-Granville Road! Enjoy dance/drumming, spoken word, music, kids’ activities, food trucks, vendors, and more! This celebration is an initiative of the New Albany IDEA Implementation Panel.

We would like to thank Meta for serving as presenting sponsor for this year’s celebration along with Amgen and Intel for serving as event partners.


Performers, Vendors & Authors





Celebration Schedule

  • 3:30 p.m. – DJ JDitto
  • 4:00 p.m. – “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by Carter Minor & Testimony
  • 4:05 p.m. – Ani Mwalimu, spoken word
  • 4:40 p.m. – Urban Strings
  • 5:15 p.m. – MahLeah Cochran/Juneteenth Art
  • 5:20 p.m. – Terrence Dooley & Testimony
  • 6:00 p.m. – GOREE Drumming and Dance
  • 6:35 p.m. – City Council Juneteenth Proclamation
  • 6:45 p.m. – The Sly Band
  • Throughout Event – DJ JDitto, artist MahLeah Cochran, children’s crafts & activities, face painter, balloon twister, vendors, food trucks


Food Trucks

The following food trucks are scheduled to join us for this year’s celebration:

  • Donna’s Delicious Dozen
  • 3DX Food Truck
  • Nana’s Patties & Things
  • Soul Crave
  • Fork in Nigeria
  • The Water Ice Shoppe
  • Lai’s Lemonade
  • Ohio Shakes


Kids' Activities and Education

There is something for the whole family at this year’s celebration!

  • Jewelry making
  • Name Day bracelets
  • Mural painting
  • Juneteenth education/activities
  • Face painting
  • Balloon twisters



We now have shirts available for purchase for this year’s event! Click here to purchase online. Sunday, June 9, is the deadline to order your shirt to guarantee delivery prior to the Juneteenth Celebration.


Additional Juneteenth Activities

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Sigma Iota Zeta will be hosting a special “Igniting Tomorrow: A Juneteenth Fireside Chat on the Future of Tech & Bio Tech!” event from 12-4 p.m. at the McCoy Center. Click here to learn more.