Juneteenth "Celebration of Freedom Weekend" is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. It was on June 19, 1865 some two and half years after the Emancipation Proclamation that news broke to those Americans in Texas that the war had ended and the enslaved were now free. Since then generations upon generations of African Americans along with other ethnic communities have commemorated the day as one of reflection, faith, renewal, community and cultural pride. For complete details and information visit www.June19LV.com.
Bring lawn chairs and blankets for your comfort. Outside food, drink and pets not permitted.