Capital City Juneteenth Celebration at Dorothea Dix Park

  • Dates: June 18, 2022
  • Venue: Dorothea Dix Park
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 2105 Umstead Dr., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Times: 1pm-5pm
  • Admission: Free


Juneteenth (June 19th) is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the United States. As part of the Capital City Juneteenth Celebration 2022, enjoy an afternoon of entertainment and food on Harvey Hill at Dix Park!

The theme for this year's celebration is “Preserving the Past, Moving it Forward.” During this event, the mission is to “to celebrate the freedom of formerly enslaved African Americans by acknowledging their history and achievements through commemorative and historical services and activities.” 

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy an afternoon of entertainment, family activities, vendors and food on Harvey Hill and the Chapel Event Center at Dix Park!

Harvey Hill Main Stage

1pm - Welcome/Opening
1:20pm - Mary D Williams (Negro Spirituals)
2:10pm - JaShaun Peele & Friends (R&B)
3pm - Constance Prince & the BC Project (Blues)
3:45pm - United Strings of Color & The Spoken Word
4:50pm - The Mac Mclaughlin Group (Jazz)

Chapel Event Center Children's Performance Stage - NEW for 2022!

2pm - Barwell Road Park African Dancers
2:30pm - Lake Lynn Park African Dancers
3pm - Ralph Campbell Cheerleading

Children's Activity Zone - NEW for 2022!

  • Story Corner
  • Inflatable Rides
  • Bubbles
  • Face Painting