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.READ MORE: WWE Returns To Pittsburgh This Holiday Season
Juneteenth became a state holiday in Pennsylvania earlier this month after Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation designating June 19 as National Freedom Day.READ MORE: Free Tickets Available Thursday For Pittsburgh's Drive-In Movie Night
Historically, the date commemorates the emancipation of slaves in the U.S.
At the Point, celebrations feature live entertainment, motivational speakers, activities and vendors.MORE NEWS: Tractor Trailer Driver Dies After Crashing Into Utility Pole, 2 Vehicles And Mobile Home
Yesterday, a parade that started at Freedom Center marched through Pittsburgh.