The Juneteenth Freedom Fest takes place at Eastern Market on June 18th and features food, vendors, music, and dancing. Downtown Pontiac is also hosting the Juneteenth Freedom Day Event with food, entertainment, fireworks, and more! The Juneteenth Mobility Stroll and Roll Weekend in Dearborn will have an Homage to Black Excellence, an essay contest, a Black Girl Art Exhibit, 50 years of Hip Hop tribute, and more! There will also be programming all month long at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
Metro Detroit welcomes back the Rocket Mortgage Classic for the 5th time to the Detroit Golf Club! The tournament has received early player commitments for the event, including Collin Morikawa, last year’s champion Tony Finau, and Rocket Mortgage ambassador Rickie Fowler.
Ten small businesses and one food truck will pop up on the sidewalk at 1600 block of Michigan Avenue. They include women-owned local businesses like Custom Jewelry by Dana Ashli, Reiki energy-enhanced candles by Luna Rose Candle Co., tee shirts and accessories by I am a Detroit Girl, and much more!
As the sun begins to set on the evening sky, the Water Lantern Festival begins to shine with the launch of the lanterns onto the water as we Light The Water together. Watch your unique lantern drift out into the water as it joins other lanterns carrying hope, love, happiness, healing, peace, and connection. It’s a night that you’ll never forget.