Emancipation Day on Statia

juli 1, 2024

Visit Statia during the season of emancipation and you are sure to be swept up by the rhythms of our communities. Throughout Emancipation day, usually celebrated on July 1, inhabitants, as well as visitors come together to commemorate the abolition of slavery. Ceremonies are formed and parades can be seen through the streets as ethnic groups join forces and food fairs take over Wilhelmina Park.