Join the Juneteenth Music Festival for a two-day street festival with live music, entertainment, vendors, and food in Five Points!
About this event
This year, Denver’s historic Juneteenth Street Festival includes 10 city blocks of artisan merchants, food vendors and interactive activities flanked by performance stages and the Juneteenth Kids Zone. Activated spaces of this year’s street festivities will include music and entertainment at the Welton Street Corridor, Charles Cousins Plaza, and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theater.
Hosted by Big J & Shay Johnson our street festival will feature live performances by: DJ Jazzy Jeff, Check-Tet, A Meazy, Conjuntes Colores, NatVSon, The Deadly Penz, DJ Simone Says, DJ Ktone, DJ Squizzy, DJ brother jeff’s Cultural Experience, DJ Bella Scratch, DJ Difrent, DJ Ricky O, DJ 4M
Denver Black Pride at Charles Cousins Plaza
This famed plaza is named after the late Denverite; Charles Cousins. Cousins was a highly regarded entrepreneur and real estate mogul known for leading the charge in affordable housing for Denver’s Black community. Cousins passed away in 2009 at the age of 91. In partnership with The Center on Colfax, producer of Denver’s Black Pride Festival, Juneteenth Music Festival will activate this space with the celebratory sounds of live musicians and DJ sets.
Five Points of Culture at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Denver’s historic Cleo Parker Robinson Dance has been a cultural epicenter for the arts for over 50 years, displaying exemplary community standing as a 501c3 nonprofit and providing enriching experiences and curriculum for the community. Cleo Parker Robinson Dance will be the home for educational panels and roundtables during the Festival, as well as the Juneteenth Museum highlighting seven decades of the iconic Five Points celebration.
10 AM – Social Justice
12 PM – Black Experience in Sports
2 PM – The Entertainment Industry in Black
A special thanks to Amazon, Chevron, Cheba Hut, Coors Light, Jack Daniel’s , LivWell , Max Media , The Denver Channel , Verizon, and PNC Bank for supporting our street festival!