Celebrate Juneteenth all during the month of June by taking a Black History Bike Tour of Oak Park on any day the sun shines. Developed in 2021 for the first annual Oak Park Juneteenth, it includes 16 stops you can visit on your bike or in your car. Click here to view a PDF of the booklet. Or pick up a copy at Oak Park River Forest Museum during regular hours--Wednesday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Click here to learn more about planning your visit.
While you're at OPRF Museum, be sure to explore the exhibit "Open House: The Legacy of Fair Housing."
On Saturday, June 18 the Near Western Suburbs will come together for the inaugural West Villages Juneteenth Parade from 11am to 2pm. Visit the Village of River Forest's website for more details.
Oak Park's Juneteenth celebration on Sunday, June 19th includes a flag raising, parade and picnic. Visit the Village of Oak Park's website for more details.