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june, 2023

12jun(jun 12)12:00 am19(jun 19)11:59 pmLubbock Juneteenth Celebration & Parade @ Various Locations

Event Details

2023 Lubbock Juneteenth Celebration & Parade
Mackenzie Park

Monday, June 12th – Monday, June 19th

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, June 15th:
Mr. and Miss. Juneteenth Pageant
6:30 p.m.
Grand Central Venue
1219 Ave J
$40.00 adults | $25.00 children ages 3-12
Join us as youth ages 7-19 compete for the coveted titles of Mr. & Miss.
Juneteenth. Ticket prices include dinner.
Advance purchase only
[email protected]


Saturday, June 17th:
Senior Breakfast
8:00-9:30 a.m.
Mae Simmons Adult Activity Center
2004 Oak Avenue
Free for seniors ages 62 and older only
Seniors ages sixty-two and older are invited to attend this free breakfast hosted
by My Brothers and Sisters Keepers.

United Supermarkets Juneteenth Parade
10:00 -11:15 a.m.
The annual parade is a must for those desiring to enjoy various entries in
celebration of Juneteenth. This year’s parade route will begin on Avenue E,
travel east on Broadway, turn left on Canyon Lake Dr. (into Makenzie Park) and
end in the Joyland parking lot.
$30.00 entry fee for parade participants
[email protected]

Freedom Fest
Mackenzie Main City Park
11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Freedom Fest is for people of all ages. Activities will include the Madera Kid’s
Zone, teen activities, the StarCare Specialty Health System Health Fair, the
United Supermarkets Hot Dog Eating Contest, Atmos Energy Cooling Station, an
information fair, live music by Element, Touch of Soul, and City Lyfe. The day also
will include food trucks, vendors, games, give-a-ways, and more!


Sunday, June 18th
Gospel Fest
Moonlight Musicals Amphitheatre (413 E. Broadway)
7:00 p.m.
Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a FREE Father’s Day concert with
national gospel recording artist, Chester D. T. Baldwin and the Lubbock
Juneteenth Mass Choir. There will be food vendors, and children’s activities.


Monday, June 19th
Freedom Celebration
Mackenzie Main City Park
6:30 p.m.
Bring your chairs and blankets to the park and enjoy a time of fun, live music by
Grammy Award nominated artist, Don Diego, food vendors, and children and
teen activities, ending at dusk with the H-E-B Fireworks Show!
For more information email [email protected]


For more information email [email protected]


12 (Monday) 12:00 am - 19 (Monday) 11:59 pm


Various Locations

throughout Lubbock