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Juneteenth: A Summer Celebration of African American Culture

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Let’s Celebrate the Freedom Day in Ames/Story County!

A Summer Celebration of African American Culture

Friday, June 16, 2023: 8:00 p.m.

MOVIE NIGHT at Roosevelt Park, 9th St., Ames

Movie details:


Saturday, June 17, 2023: Noon to 4:30 p.m.

Juneteenth Festivities at Bandshell Park, Ames

Enjoy a variety of planned activities

  • Live entertainment.
  • Food vendors and trucks.
  • Arts and crafts activities.
  • Games.
  • Much more!

Both events are FREE for everyone to celebrate and enjoy!

Want to volunteer? Want a table at the event?
Sign up on the Ames Branch of the NAACP website at

For more events details, follow @amesbranchoftheNAACP on Facebook.

Questions? Email

Download the 2023 Juneteenth Event Flyer to distribute and share the news!