The 2019 City of Pine Bluff Juneteenth Celebration will be held on the steps of the Jefferson County Courthouse Saturday, June 15.

The Juneteenth program will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a block party from 3-9 p.m. following on Barraque and Main streets, according to a news release from Mayor Shirley Washington’s office.

The event will feature free food, vendors, performances, music, activities for children and educational presentations.

Juneteenth celebrates the anniversary of the abolition of slavery and the theme of the event is strong families, strong communities, according to the release.

Interested vendors and participants may contact the Mayor’s Office. Details: 870-730-2000, ext. 7.