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2014 Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration: Freedom Fest & Parade

Presented by Friends of Emancipation Park at Emancipation Park, Houston TX

Jun 14 2014
2014 Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration: Freedom Fest & Parade

Central Houston’s 2014 Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration marks 149 years of freedom, the 142nd celebration in Emancipation Park (currently hosted by Friends of Emancipation Park), and the 41st year of Juneteenth parades in Houston’s inner city!

The 2014 Parade will begin staging at TSU, at the corner of  Wheeler and Ennis heading west to Dowling;  then march  north on Dowling to Emancipation Park.  (1 mile) !

JUNETEENTH pays tribute to the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas by Union General Gordon Granger (and 2,000 federal troops) in Galveston, Texas in June of 1865–nearly 3

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Parade is free to spectactors and FREE TO …Bands, Drumlines, Dance Groups, Cheer & Step Teams, etc.. and walking families,  Parents with Strollers, wheelchairs,Handicapped,  Tricycles, Non-motorized Bikes, etc.

Motorcycles: $10 each
Walking Non-Profits and Clubs: $25
Cars, Vans and Trucks:  $50
Corporate Sponsors & Floats: $250

Festival is free to all.


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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Emancipation Park

3018 Emancipation Avenue, Houston, TX 77004

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