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Joplin Emancipation Park Days Celebration 2022
August 5 - August 7
Going back more than 100 years, Joplin Emancipation Park Day Celebration is one of the longest-running celebrations in Joplin. This annual event aims to celebrate and teach the Joplin area about African American freedom, achievement, and culture while uniting everyone in the community. This year, participants can expect three full days of activities, including live entertainment, a car show, a kids fun run, resource booths, Kids Fest, Movie in the Park, free swimming, a picnic, historical reenactments, crafts, and much more! Free and open to the public.