Music City Freedom Festival: The city’s historic Hadley Park hosts an afternoon festival with live music, food trucks, local vendors and inflatables for the kids.
12-6 p.m., Hadley Park (1037 28th Avenue N.), free. musiccityfreedomfest.com
Juneteenth615: Nashville’s longstanding African American Cultural Alliance co-presents an evening of “reflection and rejoicing” at Fort Negley Park, with live music including African drummers and dancers, food trucks and a fireworks display.
6 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Fort Negley Park (1100 Fort Negley Blvd.),Free. juneteenth615.com
Juneteenth Jazz + Art Live Experience: The Nashville Jazz Workshop and Vanderbilt’s Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy present a day of community art (including live mural painting and sculpture) and brass band music from Brassville, who will lead a “celebration march” down Buchanan Street.
Noon to 5 p.m., Nashville Jazz Workshop (1012 Buchanan St.) Free. nashvillejazz.org
NMAAM’s Juneteenth Block Party: From the rooftop of the Fifth + Broadway development — where the National Museum of African American Music opened its doors earlier this year — the museum closes out a big week with a family-friendly block party. There will be live music and local vendors, and plenty of food options courtesy of the Fifth + Broadway Assembly Hall. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fifth + Broadway (500 Broadway), free. nmaam.org/block-party/
Black on Buchanan: Fast-rising Nashville comedian Josh Black hosts a block party in historic North Nashville with live music, food trucks and the On The Rise Black Business Expo.
12-5 p.m., 905 Buchanan Street. Free.