Celebrate all weekend long at Afrocentric Oakland's Juneteenth Weekend. This two-day event celebration will start on Saturday, June 18, with the Pan-African Wellness Fest, centered around holistic wellness. There will be fun activities for the entire family, including mediations, mental health yoga, Tai Chi, self-defense, spoken word, interactive art installations, a youth zone, and so much more! Then, come back on Sunday, June 19, for the Fam-Bam event, which will feature the Bay's best DJs, inspirational art pieces, PanAfrican vendors, and a Black Father's Day tribute. Tickets for these two days vary, the Pan African Wellness Fest tickets are $5, and FamBam tickets are $20. Tickets for both events can be purchased here.
Directions: From Amtrak San Joaquins Oakland Station, turn right and head toward Madison Street. Turn left onto Madison Street, walk straight for eight blocks and then turn right onto 10th Street. Turn left at the Oakland Museum of California. Continue walking straight, and you will reach the Lake Merritt Amphitheater.