You’re Invited! City of Tukwila’s Annual Juneteenth Commemoration

The City of Tukwila welcomes the community to come together for its Fourth Annual Juneteenth Commemoration.

This free, outdoor event will be held at the Sullivan Center at Tukwila Village, 14350 Tukwila International Boulevard, Wednesday, June 19, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

FREE food for the first 120 attendees from Swagg-N-Wagon Wings & Things Food Truck.

Music will be provided by Sean Lewis.


Schedule of the Day’s Event:

11 a.m.  Welcome – Tukwila Councilmember De’Sean Quinn

11:15 a.m.   Presentation of the Black National Anthem, Jayden Walker

11:30 a.m.   Storyteller Sharon Nyree Williams to present “Juneteenth: Freedom is…”

11:40 a.m.   Performance by DaNell Daymon & Greater Works Choir

12:10 p.m.   Keynote Speaker – Rev. Terrence Proctor from Tukwila’s Church by the Side of the Road

12:30 p.m.   Performance – The THROWBACKS Dance Team


1 p.m.    Closing

In 2020, Tukwila’s City Council adopted Resolution 1992, declaring that Juneteenth will be recognized in our community every year. The event is a celebration of emancipation as well as an opportunity to honor African Americans through continued learning and understanding of the impacts of slavery and resiliency.