Sat., June 18 - 12pm – 6pm
Mt. Vernon Avenue, between 17th and St. Clair Avenue
The Ohio History Connection and its Poindexter Village Museum also are collaborating with the Columbus Urban League; Maroon Arts Group; Central Ohio African American Chamber of Commerce; King Arts Complex; and Black, Out and Proud (BOP) on Juneteenth on the AVE from noon to 6 p.m. June 18 on Mount Vernon Avenue, between 17th Street and St. Clair Avenue. The event will feature entertainment, vendors and Taste of Juneteenth, a Black-owned food truck festival.
Juneteenth on the AVE is a community collaboration among organizations associated with Columbus’s historic Mt. Vernon Avenue to celebrate Black resilience and creativity by showcasing performing and visual artists while promoting support to Black-owned businesses.
Ohio History Connection entertainment includes a Jubilee Day Festival teaser, the Ohio Village/Poindexter Storytelling Collective, a Kojo Kamau Pop Up and James Preston Poindexter Foundation and Ohio History Connection creative activities. Admission is free.
For more information, go to juneteenthontheave.com or email [email protected]