Wednesday February 28, 2024

Juneteenth 2026


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Flag Day
Sunday June 14
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Juneteenth
Friday June 19
2 years, 3 months, 22 days
or 842 days

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Fathers Day
Sunday June 21
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Juneteenth for the year 2026 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, June 19.


Juneteenth is observed on June 19 each year commemorating the emancipation of the enslaved African Americans back in 1865. President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law on June 17, 2021.


Back on January 1st 1863 then President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation outlawing slavery in the original confederate states. On June 19th, 1865 Union Army general Gordon Granger under the General Order No. 3 enforced the freedom of enslaved people in the last held out state in the confederacy, Texas.


Days to Juneteenth 2026

Friday, June 19th is day number 170 of the 2026 calendar year with 2 years, 3 months, 22 days until Juneteenth 2026.


Juneteenth
Name(s):Juneteenth, Jubilee Day, Juneteenth National Independence Day, Black Independence Day
Type:Federal Holiday
When:June 19th Annually

Dates for Juneteenth

HolidayDateDays to Go
Juneteenth 2023 Monday, June 19, 2023 -254
Juneteenth 2024 Wednesday, June 19, 2024 112
Juneteenth 2025 Thursday, June 19, 2025 477
Juneteenth 2026 Friday, June 19, 2026 842
Juneteenth 2027 Saturday, June 19, 2027 1207
Juneteenth 2028 Monday, June 19, 2028 1573


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