Juneteenth Mississippi Homecoming Weekend 2024 to Be Held June 13-16

May 23, 2024

Juneteenth Weekend Photo collage

The Juneteenth Mississippi Homecoming Weekend 2024, themed "From PLANTATION to LIBERATION through EDUCATION," will be held June 13-16 in Jackson.

This event marks a poignant moment of remembrance and celebration, honoring the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and commemorating the resilience and spirit of freedom.

The Juneteenth Mississippi Homecoming Weekend promises a dynamic array of events and initiatives designed to enrich the celebration. From educational seminars aimed at enlightening attendees to resources tailored for small businesses and entrepreneurs, the weekend's offerings embody the diverse and boundless potential of Mississippi's history and its people.

Among the highlights of the weekend are family-friendly activities, including Juneteenth Freedom Day Yard Fest at Tougaloo College on Saturday, and captivating cultural performances, providing opportunities for attendees to engage with Mississippi's rich cultural tapestry and celebrate the strides made toward liberation and equality.

This year's celebration reflects a shared commitment to unity and inclusivity, offering a platform to unite communities, celebrate collective heritage, and reaffirm dedication to building a more harmonious society.

"We are thrilled to unveil the Juneteenth Mississippi Homecoming Weekend 2024, a testament to the resilience and spirit of our community," said Allan Cole, the weekend's organizer. "Through education, remembrance, and celebration, we honor the legacy of Juneteenth and reaffirm our commitment to fostering unity and inclusivity in our society."