Philadelphia Juneteenth Family welcomes you to…

The Grande Parade & UnityFest

The home of Juneteenth Philadelphia.
Wednesday June 12th – Saturday June 15th 2019

Victory 400 is a 4-Day celebration to honor our past, our present and our future. Join us as we gather to celebrate and remember the story of how we fought and won our freedom.

National Tele-Conference

Leaders of Juneteenth delegations from all around the country will come together for the first discussions towards making an impact on our history. The goal of this teleconference is to discuss and set forth a plan for the creation of the African American Declaration of Independence with a dialogue regarding making Juneteenth and official state and national holiday.

Wreath Hanging Ceremony

The Honoring the Ancestors Wreath Hanging ceremony is one of the major highlight of our 4 day event. We hang the wreaths to honor our 9 enslaved Africans who built the first presidents house. Join us for an elegant night at the National Constitution Center as we honor our ancestors that came before us. Friday Nights event will be filled with highlight speakers and serenading entertainment.

Victory 400 Panel Discussion

The Education committee will curate a much needed conversation in for our community. The topic of the panel discussion will be on “400 Years a Slave, Where Do We go From Here”
During this time, we will have a community and civic leadership discussion around how our community has changed and our plans for the next 400 years

The Grande Parade & Unity Festival

The EPIC conclusion to our series of events is our annual televised GRANDE PARADE in Center City ,Philadelphia. The parade will consists of more than 3,000 parade participants, over 14 musical floats , dignitaries including African Kings, United States Congressman, Mayors and Senators. The Parade will conclude at Penn’s Landing for the UnityFest which will consist of live musical entertainment , the Market Place filled with African American Vendors and our Children’s Village. A family fun filled day for you and yours!