Entry is free for Juneteenth festivals in Pompano, Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale.
- Juneteenth event at African-American Library, 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. June 16, includes entertainment. 2650 Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale 33311, 954-357-6282
- Blues & Sweet Potato Pie Festival in Pompano is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 16. Event is presented by Northwest Branch Library at Apollo Park, 1580 NW 3rd Ave., Pompano Beach 33060. Festivities in Broward include music, games, food, and fun. Entertainment includes Valerie Tyson Band and Jalissa Faye.Information is online or 954- 357-6599
- South Broward Juneteenth Festival in Hollywood includes a parade at 10 a.m. June 16 with Junkanoo Dancers and stilt walkers. Other features of the event, which is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., include gospel entertainment, artists, motivational speakers & bounce house. Community Center, 2400 Charleston Street, Hollywood 33020
Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, recognizes the abolishment of slavery in the United States.
African American Reserach Library
Apollo Park in Pompano
Community Center, 2400 Charleston Street, Hollywood