Virginia Avenue Park hosts a jubilant celebration of justice and liberty in commemoration of the announcement of the emancipation of enslaved African Americans who lived in the former Confederacy - two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
This free event features performances by Island Rhythms, Cal Bennett, Gerald C. Rivers and The Reverend Shawn Amos. Bigg PWee of KJLH Radio emcees the main stage.
Crafts, face painting, and games for kids are available at the Kids’ Korner. A King’s Court celebrating fathers offers ping pong, chess, and other games.