Juneteenth Celebration


WHAT: Hartford/Lebanon Juneteenth Celebration
WHEN Saturday, June 22, from 2 PM to 4 PM
WHERE: Lyman Point Park

About This Event

Join us at Lyman Point Park for an afternoon of celebration, education, and unity as we honor Juneteenth together! This family-friendly event, commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States, promises an afternoon of music, culture, and community spirit.

Sponsored by the Co-op Food Stores, Hannaford's Supermarkets, the Norwich Book Store, and the towns of Hartford and Lebanon, the celebration will feature a variety of activities and entertainment for all ages.

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, marks a pivotal moment in American history, celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. This event provides an opportunity for the community to come together, reflect on the past, and look forward to a more inclusive and equitable future.

What to Expect

  • Live Music: Enjoy performances from local singers and a DJ that will keep the crowd energized and entertained.
  • Guest Speakers: Hear from prominent voices in the community who will share their insights and stories related to Juneteenth and its significance.
  • Kids' Games: Plenty of fun activities and games to keep the younger attendees engaged and happy.
  • Free Food: Enjoy a delicious selection of complimentary food and refreshments.

In case of inclement weather, the event will be on Sunday, June 23, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, ensuring that the celebration goes on.

For more information about the Hartford/Lebanon Juneteenth Celebration, please contact Joe Major at jmajor [at] hartford-vt.org or call 716-602-2288.

Hanover Store
45 South Park St.
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-2667
8 am-7 pm

Lebanon Store
12 Centerra Pkwy
Lebanon, NH 03766
(603) 643-4889
7 am-9 pm

WRJ Store
209 Maple St.
WRJ, VT 05001
(802) 295-3400
7 am-8 pm

Co-op Market
43 Lyme Road
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-2725
6 am-6 pm

Sun: Closed

Service Center

51 South Park St.
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 643-0519
M-F: 7:30 am-4:30 pm

Service Center

63 US 5 South
Norwich, VT 05055
(802) 526-9103
M-F: 7:30 am-4:30 pm

Co-op Catering
(603) 442-4406
Co-op Kitchen
(802) 295-3878
193 A St.
Wilder, VT 05088