PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.
The Delaware Juneteenth Association hosted a Freedom Parade and Festival in Wilmington Saturday.
This is the 25th anniversary for this Juneteenth observance in Delaware.
Today's festivities included live music, a bouncy house, Miss Juneteenth 2019 and plenty of food.
There was also a Juneteenth celebration at the Johnson House Historic Site in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
The street festival included exhibits, live performances, and historical re-enactments.
There was also a panel discussion to raise awareness about social issues.
The celebration event included a Children's Village complete with a petting zoo, face painting, moon bounce, arts, and crafts.
Juneteenth celebrations held in Wilmington and Philadelphia