Juneteenth at one of Fort Worth’s many celebrations

Juneteenth

The City of Fort Worth and numerous Fort Worth organizations will be honoring this historic occasion with a variety of events and activities.

Read more about it in the city news.

Live broadcast from City Hall

On Thursday, June 16, tune in to view the City of Fort Worth’s Juneteenth Celebration that will feature a historical presentation, dance program and inspiring musical performances by a choir consisting of city employees. The celebration can be viewed live from noon to 1 p.m. on FWTV and the city’s YouTube channel.

The program is presented by the City of Fort Worth Diversity & Inclusion Employee Committee and its volunteer Juneteenth planning group.

Citywide events

  • Saturday, June 18, 8-10 a.m.: Opal’s Walk for Freedom Kickoff Breakfast, Evans Plaza, 1050 Evans Ave.
  • Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m. to noonOpal’s Walk for Freedom, Evans Plaza, 1050 Evans Ave.
  • Saturday, June 18, 3-9 p.m.: I am Juneteenth FTW Community Festival, Panther Island Pavilion, 395 Purcey St.
  • Saturday, June 18, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lake Como Community Juneteenth Celebration, Como Community Center, 4660 Horne St.
  • Saturday, June 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Far Greater Northside Historical Neighborhood Association Juneteenth Celebration, Lincoln Park, 2922 Lincoln Ave. Presented in partnership with the City of Fort Worth North Tri-Ethnic Community Center. Program speakers begin at 11 a.m., a free lunch is served at noon and children’s activities will be ongoing from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 19, 1-9 pmSoul of Sycamore Festival at Sycamore Park, 2400 E. Vickery Blvd.
  • Sunday, June 19, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Juneteenth Jubilee, Texas Wesleyan University, 3100 E. Rosedale Ave.
  • Sunday, June 19, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., free admission all day to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Center Blvd.

View more details about community events online.

On Monday, June 20, most city offices, including City Hall, will be closed. Emergency services will be available as usual.

When

  • Thursday, June 16, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • Saturday, June 18, 2022 | 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 19, 2022 | 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Location

Fort Worth, 76102