Juneteenth Celebration Ideas: Free Printable Treat Bags

Juneteenth Celebration Ideas: Free Printable Treat Bags

Juneteenth Celebration Ideas: Free Printable Treat Bags

Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. It is also called Emancipation Day or Juneteenth Independence Day. The name “Juneteenth” references the date of the holiday, combining the words “June” and “nineteenth.” Juneteenth is a great opportunity to learn about and celebrate African American history and culture. Here are some fun ideas for how to commemorate freedom and have a good time!

Juneteenth Celebration Ideas: Free Printable Treat Bags

Learn the full history

This is the perfect time to learn the full history of Juneteenth and share it with your kids. This holiday has been celebrated since 1865, and it’s important to understand the significance of what it commemorates. You can find resources for teaching about Juneteenth online or at your local library.


Juneteenth-themed crafts 

Make Juneteenth-themed crafts with your kids. There are lots of great ideas out there, from Juneteenth flags to paper plate wreaths. You can find Juneteenth craft templates and instructions online or in craft books.



Read Juneteenth-themed books


Share Juneteenth-themed books with your kids. There are many Children’s books about Juneteenth, such as What is Juneteenth? by Kirsti Jewel and All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom by Angela Johnson. Reading Juneteenth books is a great way to learn more about the holiday and its significance.


Support Black-owned businesses

Juneteenth is a great day to patronize Black-owned businesses, whether you’re buying Juneteenth-themed items or just doing your regular shopping. You can find lists of Black-owned businesses online or in community directories.



Plan a Juneteenth picnic or barbecue. This is a great opportunity to get together with family and friends, enjoy some good food, and celebrate Juneteenth. 


 Add a special touch to your Juneteenth celebration by handing out treat bags We've created a free printable Juneteenth treat bag template for you to use!


fill your Juneteenth treat bag with goodies of your choice!



We hope you have a happy and safe Juneteenth holiday! 





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