(PHOTOS) Juneteenth in Stone Mountain

Face painter Jasmine Bouges in her Color Me Jazzed booth at the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Photo by Dean Hesse.

Stone Mountain, GA — The city of Stone Mountain held its second annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18. The event featured speakers, a display of historical items from the Greater Atlanta Buffalo Soldiers, dance performances, vendors, food and music.

Trooper Moses Perdue and Audry McGee stand outside the Buffalo Soldiers exhibit in the visitor’s center during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Sisters Ruby Dobbs, Elaine Vaughn and Carolyn Bell attend the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Sunshine dances during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Connie Venuso, left, and Claudette Tolson from Indivisible GA04 were set up in the municipal parking lot during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Donna London of Donjanelles Art from the Heart with some of her canvas art during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Members of the Greater Atlanta Buffalo Soldiers Color Guard present the colors during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Art by Nimika’s Nicole Washington shows some of her merchandise during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Michelle Byrdsong and John Newby attend the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Photo by Dean Hesse.
Dancers from Georgia Stars Academy of Dance wait to perform during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Photo by Dean Hesse.
Stone Mountain resident Marsha Campbell attends the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Photo by Dean Hesse.
Dancers from Georgia Stars Academy of Dance perform during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Photo by Dean Hesse
Stone Mountain resident Keela Walton attends the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Photo by Dean Hesse.
Stone Mountain resident Paula Coursey attends the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Photo by Dean Hesse.
Emcee Stagga’ Lee talks to the crowd during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022, Photo by Dean Hesse.
Military veteran Erica Lewis salutes as the Greater Atlanta Buffalo Soldiers Color Guard present the colors during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Jitu Yodea and his brother Jedi Suwesi, great-grandsons of Civil Rights leader Hosea Williams, take in the activity from their stroller during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Cheerleaders from Georgia Stars Academy of Dance perform during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Shirley Byrd and Terry Mason watch the performances during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Vendors line Main Street during the second annual city of Stone Mountain Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.

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