We Outside! A Brooklyn Juneteenth, Vol. II

@ The Plaza at 300 Ashland

Saturday June 15, 2024

02:00 PM - 8:00 pm

For its Fourth Annual Juneteenth Celebration, 651 ARTS – Brooklyn’s premier institution for the African Diasporic performing arts – in association with Downtown Brooklyn Partnership – will once again join forces with the popular outdoor music concert series The Soapbox Presents for the second year to commemorate the now federally-recognized holiday with “We Outside: A Brooklyn Juneteenth, Vol II. With this year’s theme being “Individual Expression” and spotlighting the spirit of Black creativity, the celebration will include a full day of programming and activities for the entire family and will be held outdoors at The Plaza – 300 Ashland Place in Downtown Brooklyn, on Saturday, June 15th  from 2pm – 8pm.

This year’s Juneteenth Celebration  program will include: “The Cypher: Rep Your City,” a Juneteenth workshop where participants are invited to share the stories of their neighborhoods, cities, countries, and cultures through dance; a special tribute to HBCU Culture; “Melanated Notes” spotlighting spoken word and performed by local poets; and the highlight will be The Soapbox Presents: Stoop Sessions, Freedom Songs, a journey through Black protest music to a party of radical joy. Additionally, Brooklyn Pop-up will curate a marketplace experience for the day composed of Black-owned businesses and Black vendors and artisans.

Saturday June 15, 2024

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Cover: FREE

Vol. II, We Outside! A Brooklyn Juneteenth