BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — On Saturday, June 17, the Bloomington Normal Black History Project is partnering with the City of Bloomington to celebrate Juneteenth at the Miller Park.

The community can expect a lot of entertainment like:

  • Vendors
  • Food trucks
  • Free hair cuts for the youth
  • Special meet and greats

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is a day to observe the end of slavery in the United States. Events and parades are held across the country to honor this momentous occasion.

More information on the event can be found HERE.