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Central Texas Juneteenth Festival & Parade

Celebrate the federal holiday that commemorates June 19, 1865, when the last slaves in Galveston Bay finally got the news that they were free. The festivities begin at 10am with a parade through the Eastside starting on MLK Boulevard, going down Chicon and concluding at Rosewood Park. The procession includes bands, dance troupes, city officials, and more. The festival starts at noon with food, music, and local vendors. Admission is free. – Jasmine Iman Wright
Past date: Sat., June 15
2300 Rosewood, 512/472-6838
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