Event Details

Juneteenth is a special day for anyone who believes in freedom and equality for all people. Join us for amazing music, delicious soul food, craft booths, kids' activities, and a basketball skills contest. This year we have a series of events leading up to our annual celebration.

  • Skate Night
    Sun, Jun 05
    Santa Cruz
    Come get groovy, with a night of skating, music, food, and much more! This event has an optional "Decades " theme, so come dressed as your favorite period in time. Proceeds from rentals and donations from food will go directly towards the night and this year's Juneteenth celebration.
  • Juneteenth Trivia Night
    Sat, Jun 11
    Santa Cruz
    Join us for this insightful, collective share of SC black history featuring Juneteenth, London Nelson, the Black and Tan Baseball League, and much more.
  • Juneteenth Hike and Meditation
    Sat, Jun 18
    Santa Cruz
    Come create space to appreciate and embrace nature as well as our selves through mindfulness and expression! This will be an easy to moderate 2 mile hike round trip with our Ceremony taking place on the beach.
  • Juneteenth Annual Celebration 2022
    Sat, Jun 18
    Santa Cruz
    Juneteenth is a special day for anyone who believes in freedom and equality for all people. Join us for amazing music, delicious soul food, craft booths, kid's activities, and a basketball skills contest. This year's theme is LIBERATION!
  • Black Surf Santa Cruz Liberation Paddle Out 2022
    Sun, Jun 19
    Santa Cruz
    Black Surf Santa Cruz is hosting our second annual Liberation Paddle Out event in celebration of Juneteenth at Cowell Beach. Come join us!
  • Juneteenth Open Mic and Cabaret
    Time is TBD
    Santa Cruz
    Come let your hair down in an unfiltered and uncensored environment where we will be highlighting Black talent from our community and beyond. There will be scheduled performers in between Open Mic segments as well as an art gallery and Silent Auction. This is a Semi Formal event with table seating.