Celebration of Juneteenth

A Summer Celebration of Culture

Join us as we acknowledge, educate and celebrate the 157th anniversary of Juneteenth, a national holiday recognizing the end of slavery.

FGCU Community Gathers to Celebrate

Take a look at the 2022 celebration video.


Hosted by the Multicultural and Leadership Development Center, an Office within Campus Life

What: Third annual Juneteenth celebration at FGCU

Date: Friday, June 17

Time: 11 am. to 1 p.m.

Where: Library Lawn


Join Us

We will be on the Library Lawn celebrating Juneteenth. We ask visitors to contact our MLD Center Staff to obtain parking and additional event information. Visitors can park in Garage 1.

  • Event Hours | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Library Lawn
  • Questions? | Call 239-590-7990 | Email Us: mld@fgcu.edu

About Juneteenth

Juneteenth (short for June 19th) is a national celebrated day that commemorates the official ending of slavery. This celebration is used to honor slaves and their decedents and uplift the African American Community.

Commemorating Juneteenth

  • History of Juneteenth

  • Fun Facts

  • Labor Acknowledgement 

Juneteenth Celebration 2022

  • Event Details

  • Live Entertainment

  • Vendors

  • Catering

Special Thank You

  • 2022 Sponsors

  • 2022 Committee

  • 2022 Volunteers




FGCU honors MLK's legacy 2022

Christelle Cajuste sings post-Civil War hymn, “Lift Every Voice and Sing." It is often referred to as the Black national anthem.


MLD Office Details

Summer Hours Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cohen Student Union 255

10501 S. FGCU Blvd. S.

Ft. Myers, FL 33965

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