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Auburn Juneteenth Celebrations This Weekend


Three upcoming events in the City of Auburn will celebrate Juneteenth.

On Saturday, the Booker T Washington Center will hold a parade at 11:30a, following a proclamation at City Hall. The parade will culminate with a community celebration at the center’s Chapman Ave location.

On Sunday, Willard Memorial Chapel will hold a free concert, featuring songs of the civil rights era.

On Monday, Fort Hill Cemetery will host a special lecture by Doctor Judith Wellman followed by driving and walking tours of the cemetery which holds the remains of abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

More information on these events as well as other holiday related programming can be found at the New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center’s website.

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