A series of events are planned to honour and commemorate Emancipation Day on August 1. You can register in advance to guarantee your spot.

9:50 am –  Halifax Citadel Historic Site: Emancipation Day Proclamation and Jamaican Maroons Commemoration with reception
1:30 pm – Canadian Museum of Immigration – Pier 21: A History Exposed: the Enslavement of Black People in Canada exhibition
4:00 pm – Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia: Emancipation Day Roundtable with Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard

Emancipation Day Events in HRM

Date: August 1, 2024
Location: Various