Events

Juneteenth Fest

Juneteenth Freedom Festival

Join us Saturday, June 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a free community festival to celebrate Juneteenth! Enjoy local food and crafts from our arts and food vendors. Self-guided tours with the Whitney Plantation app are free all day.

At 10:30 AM, don’t miss a dance workshop with Baton Rouge-based Rhythm Nation Dance Group led by Avery Tate.

At 1:00, our keynote speaker Holley Willis will lead a workshop in the historic Antioch Baptist Church. Willis is the Chief Editor and Developer at Intercultural Language and Business Institute. Her workshop will discuss the complexities of trauma and triggers and explore pathways to healing and reconciliation.