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10:00 am

42nd Annual Al Edwards Celebration & Emancipation Proclamation Reading at 1859 Ashton Villa

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 10:00 am to 10:30 am
1859 Ashton Villa, 2328 Broadway Avenue J
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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The Galveston Juneteenth Coalition hosts the 42nd Annual Al Edwards Celebration, complete with a reading of General Order No. 3 at the historic Ashton Villa – the location of the island’s official Juneteenth holiday monument. Galveston’s Connection to Juneteenth Juneteenth originated in the historic beach town on June 19, 1865 when Union Army Maj. Gen. Gordon […]

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11:00 am

Juneteenth Festival Family Fun Day in Freedmen’s Town

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Freedmen’s Town Farmers Market, 1108 Victor Street
Houston, TX 77019 United States
Free

The Freedmen's Town Farmer's Market is helping host a Juneteenth celebration that features food, sno-cones, bounce houses and water slides for kiddos, and a chili cook-off. How to Get Vaccinated & Safely Lose the Mask With the CDC's announcement that most fully vaccinated people can go maskless indoors and out, many Houstonians are safely returning to […]

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11:30 am

Juneteenth “Absolute Equality” Mural Dedication in Galveston

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 11:30 am
“Absolute Equality” Mural in Downtown Galveston, 2201 Strand Street
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Galveston-based The Juneteenth Legacy Project (J19LP) officially debuts its 5,000 square foot public art installation, Absolute Equality, created by Reginald C. Adams on the massive eastern wall of the Old Galveston Square building in Downtown Galveston's historic Strand District. This event will feature a host of speakers and performers including Senator John Cornyn and U.S. Representative Sheila […]

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1:00 pm

Galveston Juneteenth Parade on Galveston Island & Picnic at Wright Cuney Park

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Galveston Island Galveston, TX 77551 United States + Google Map
Free

Commemorate Juneteenth in Galveston with the return of the Galveston Juneteenth Parade proceeding down Ball Street from 26th Street to 41st Street and featuring floats, marching bands, performers, and other entertainment. The event concludes at Wright Cuney Park with a picnic. Galveston’s Connection to Juneteenth Juneteenth originated in the historic beach town on June 19, 1865 […]

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2:00 pm

Galveston Island Juneteenth Festival at Kermit Courville Stadium

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Kermit Courville Stadium, 1307 27th Street
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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The Juneteenth Legacy Project and Galveston Island CVB present the Galveston Island Juneteenth Festival next to Kermit Courville Stadium, This celebration of freedom on the island invites the public to check out food vendors, Black artists, entrepreneurs, and take in live music and other family-friendly activities. Galveston's Connection to Juneteenth Juneteenth originated in the historic beach town on […]

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HoustonLive presents Ranch Style Jams at the Stevens & Pruett Ranch (Postponed)

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Stevens and Pruett Ranch, 1210 County Road 59
Rosharon, TX 77583 United States
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$20

Update 6/17/21: This event has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the same time. HoustonLive presents an afternoon of live music and tasty pit-smoked barbecue at Ranch Style Jams, happening at the Stevens and Pruett Ranch in Rosharon. Music Lineup Gates Open | 2pm Ken Gaines | 2pm to 2:30pm Faith Lee | 2:30pm to […]

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6:00 pm

Reedy Chapel’s Annual Historic Juneteenth March Re-enactment at Old Galveston Courthouse

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 6:00 pm
Old Galveston County Courthouse, 1918 Postoffice Street
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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Recalling the first celebration of emancipation in 1866 that brought a diverse group of more than 800 men, women, and children marching down the streets, Reedy Chapel A.M.E. Church commemorates the event with a march re-enactment. Beginning at the Old Galveston County Courthouse to the Church on Broadway Avenue, the march is open to all […]

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7:00 pm

Shakey Graves, with Sir Woman in Concert at White Oak Music Hall

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 7:00 pm
White Oak Music Hall, 2915 North Main Street
Houston, TX 77009 United States
$35

After recently celebrating the 10th anniversary of his debut studio album, Roll the Bones, the Texas-based Americana musician known as Shakey Graves returns to White Oak with up-and-coming soul and R&B singer, Sir Woman. How to Get Vaccinated & Safely Lose the Mask With the CDC's announcement that most fully vaccinated people can go maskless indoors […]

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8:30 pm

A Gulf Coast Juneteenth Featuring Bobby Rush at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 8:30 pm to 10:15 pm
Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Miller Outdoor Theatre presents its annual Juneteenth blues and Creole festival, featuring Grammy award-winning blues legend Bobby Rush live on stage, with a livestream virtual option to watch at home. The storytelling bluesman boasts gritty, sensuous vocals and impressive harmonica chops that wow audiences wherever he goes. After decades of tearing up the chitlin’ circuit […]

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Juneteenth Fireworks above Galveston Island

Saturday, June 19, 2021 | 8:30 pm
Galveston Island Galveston, TX 77551 United States + Google Map
Free
Juneteenth fireworks in Galveston

Galveston Island CVB presents a Juneteenth Fireworks tribute in the sky above 29th Street and Seawall starting at 8:30pm. Galveston’s Connection to Juneteenth Juneteenth originated in the historic beach town on June 19, 1865 when Union Army Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger issued General Order No. 3 in Galveston, which announced the freedom of more than 250,000 […]

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