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Celebrate Juneteenth in Alexandria

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This year, Alexandria offers a range of ways to honor Juneteenth, which marks the day on which enslaved individuals in Galveston, TX, learned that the Emancipation Proclamation had freed them more than two years earlier. Explore the three exhibitions at Freedom House Museum and the reopened Alexandria Black History Museum. Then, discover 30 Black-Owned Businesses in Alexandria to support this Juneteenth and year-round. Stay tuned for more events coming this June.

Juneteenth Events

Support Black-Owned Businesses


From frozen custard shops to historical tours to yoga studios, here are more than two dozen Black-owned businesses in Alexandria.

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Learn More About Juneteenth

Learn more about Juneteenth and its connection to Alexandria from Audrey Davis, director of Alexandria’s Black History Museum.

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Black History & Culture

Black-Owned Restaurants

Alexandria Black History Driving Tour

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