Join us for our Annual Juneteenth Walk & Celebration. Bring your family, lawn chairs, dancing shoes, & appetite!
Celebrate Juneteenth 2023 with music, games, and food! The celebratory walk will begin at Hobart Food Equipment Group (701 S. Ridge Ave.) at 3:00 PM. The cookout and concert will take place at McKaig & Race Park from 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM.
The celebration of Juneteenth marks the day that all slaves were liberated after the emancipation. The first year Juneteenth was celebrated was in 1866 three years after Abraham Lincoln signed the emancipation. This was due to the final slaves not being freed until 1866 in the state of Texas.
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