Where To Celebrate Juneteenth 2024 in DFW

Posted on Jun 12, 2024

Where To Celebrate Juneteenth 2024 in DFW

Juneteenth commemorates the spread of freedom throughout our country and originated on June 19, 1865. On that day, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to share the news with the last of enslaved peoples in the US that they had been declared free. To learn more about this holiday, read our article 5 interesting Facts About Juneteenth.

So where can you celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day this year? We’ve listed just a few of the many Juneteenth events happening around town, below. Pick one or more below to join in the celebration!

The Colony

Grandscape Juneteenth Celebration (5725 Grandscape Blvd., The Colony) Wednesday, June 19, 7-9 PM

Bring your family and friends for a special remembrance and celebration of freedom at the Grandscape Juneteenth Celebration. Enjoy delicious food, shop at black-owned small business pop-ups, and watch performances onstage. This event is free.


Denton’s Juneteenth Celebration - Friday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 19.

Enjoy a weekend full of festivities at Denton’s Juneteenth Celebration! Browse a variety of vendors and food truck options, listen to live music, and take part in the annual parade. This event is free.


Juneteenth Celebration (Finch Park, 301 Standifer St., McKinney) Saturday, June 15, 4-9 PM

The City of McKinney hosts their annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 15. The city describes the event as “a day of cultural experiences, learning and fun for the whole family.” The day’s festivities include talks, a kids’ zone, live entertainment, food and more. The event is free.


Plano hosts multiple events to celebrate Juneteenth, including its Douglass Community 150th Celebration of Freedom event (Wednesday, June 19 from 6:30-8:30 PM) and its annual Juneteenth Parade (Saturday, June 22 from 11 AM to 7 PM). Find more info and a full listing of events here.


1. Juneteenth 4K Walk and Freedom Festival (Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 2922 MLK Jr. Blvd., Dallas) Saturday, June 15 from 8:30 AM–1:30 PM

Join the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center for its 50th Anniversary 2024 Juneteenth 4K Walk and Festival. Begin the morning with a 4K walk before enjoying a community festival with live entertainment, vendors and free children’s activities. The festival is free to attend.

2. Dallas Juneteenth Festival (Lofty Spaces - 816 Montgomery Street, Dallas) - Sunday, June 16, 12:00 AM–6:00 PM

Bring the whole family to the Dallas Juneteenth Festival, featuring live performances, dancers, food, art, music, scholarships and more! Tickets start at $5 and can be purchased here.

Fort Worth 

Opal’s Walk for Freedom (African American Museum Dallas, 3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX 75210) - Wednesday, June 19 at 9 AM

Join Dr. Opal Lee’s Walk for Freedom, an annual 2.5-mile walk that recognizes the two-and-a-half years it took for the news of freedom to reach all enslaved people in the U.S.. Participants can walk in-person or virtually.

However you choose to observe Juneteenth this year, make plans with family and friends to enjoy this national celebration of freedom for all!

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