PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Juneteenth Celebration continues today at Point State Park.

The event continues down at the Point from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Juneteenth became a state holiday in Pennsylvania earlier this month after Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation designating June 19 as National Freedom Day.

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Historically, the date commemorates the emancipation of slaves in the U.S.

At the Point, celebrations feature live entertainment, motivational speakers, activities and vendors.

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Yesterday, a parade that started at Freedom Center marched through Pittsburgh.