City of Asheville announces the Juneteenth Celebration at Pack Square



The City of Asheville is proud to be one of the sponsors of the upcoming Young Men’s Institute (YMI) Cultural Center Juneteenth festival: Freedom festival. 


This year, the Juneteenth celebrations will take place:

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Pack Square



This event is free and open to the public.


During the festivities, Pack Square will showcase art, music, live performances, and a parade. Juneteenth of Asheville will also host a number of vendors and food trucks. Come experience some of great local and national talent


Street Closures for Event:

The following streets will be closed on June 18th starting at 7 a.m. until June 19th at 1 a.m.:

  • North and South Pack Square between Biltmore and South Market Street
  • S. Market Street between College and Court Plaza
  • S. Spruce Street between College and Court Plaza & Court Plaza (City-County Parking lot.)