SATURDAY EVENTS AT Oakton Park
JOIN US SAT, JUNE 17 from 1:00 until 7:00 PM at Oakton Park!
The fun kicks off at 1:00pm at Oakton Park. We will have family fun activities, music, food, and engaging opportunities for the community. Join us to celebrate!
MUSIC all day! LOCAL FOOD VENDORS!
Free admission and food available for purchase
Corey Bless and EGO Sound Company will play throughout the day.
1:00 Tony Garrett in the Children's Area Also, Children's Art Project at 1pm.
1:15 Storytime with Nonku Kunene Adumetey of Nonku's Corner
1:45 Green Ttea
2:00 OPENING CEREMONY -
-Black National Anthem - Lift Every Voice and Sing - Bessie Simmons
-Keynote Speaker: Cherese Ledet YWCA
-Proclamation from Trustee Keith Robinson, Presented by Mayor Van Dusen Village of Skokie
-JaVonte Barber and DeErin Hickman - duet and praise dance
3:00 South Shore Drill Team
3:45 Phillip Michael Scales
4:30 Eric Dozier
5:20 Seth Watson
6:00 J. Grant Experience
Food vendors: Order Babito's Bites, Soul Good Coffee,
Soul and Smoke, and more
Celebrate the annual Skokie Community Juneteenth Celebration. Learn about the history and traditions of 1863’s Emancipation Day. Join the event on Saturday June 17 from 1:00pm at Oakton Park, 4701 Oakton St.
The 2023 Skokie Community Juneteenth Celebration is a collaboration of Skokie United, Skokie Park District, Skokie Public Library, Skokie Morton Grove SD 69, and Niles Township High School 219, and Village of Skokie.