Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park & Museum Events

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Juneteenth Festival

June 17, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Juneteenth Festival is an educational and cultural celebration of FREEDOM! Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.

It is Free to attend and the day will consist of live music, food and merchant vendors, a kid zone, distinguished speakers and a Smith’s Basketball Shootout competition.


June 17, 2023
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park
301 S. Goldsboro Street
Wilson, NC 27893 United States
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