Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Juneteenth Central Texas

Juneteenth, also known as "Freedom Day" or "Emancipation Day," is the oldest known African American celebration commemorating the end of slavery. Austin’s Juneteenth celebrations kick off this Saturday, June 19, at 10 a.m. with a parade starting at the corner of MLK Jr. Blvd. and Salina St. Following the parade, this year’s in-person event will feature music, entertainment and a festival with food and local vendors at Rosewood Park. Date: Saturday, June 19, 2021 Time: 10 a.m. Learn about street closures: Austin Center for Events | Central Texas Juneteenth