Where To Celebrate Juneteenth
Sources: GEAYA, Visit Austin
Juneteenth is a family affair. Families come together to eat, laugh and enjoy each other’s company. We are sharing some ideas on where you might celebrate:
Juneteeth Parade 2022
The parade will be held on June 18 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Location: Britton, Durst, Howard, Spence Bldg. (Chestnut House) 1183 Chestnut Avenue, Austin, Texas 78702. To review the parade route, go to https://www.juneteenthcentraltexas.com/parade.
Juneteenth Rhythm and Ribs Festival
Lakeview Pavilion at Old Settlers Park (Round Rock)
This free, family-friendly event features specialty food and retail vendors, a great music lineup including Grammy award winners Eric Bellinger and Montell Jordan, and more.
Juneteenth Open Market
St. Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church (Pflugerville)
The Juneteenth Open Market is celebrating Black creators from Austin and surrounding areas. Noir Creators Space will host a total of 40 local black-owned businesses offering but not limited to food and beverage, hair care and beauty, wellness products, educational tools, and more.
Be safe and have fun as you attend the events in your community.