Annapolis plans to hold what they believe will be Maryland’s first Juneteenth Festival, a two-day celebration of the Emancipation of Black Americans planned for June 18 and 19. Mayor Gavin Buckley and Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson joined the Annapolis Juneteenth Celebration organization executive director Phyllis “Tee” Adams plan to announce tentative details of the Juneteenth Parade and Festival this morning at a City Dock news conference. Buckley said Juneteenth will be recognized as a city-sponsored event in Annapolis moving forward.
Annapolis plans Juneteenth festival and parade as Maryland inches toward making it a holiday
March 30, 2021