Juneteenth celebration and health fair at Mackenzie Park
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - On June 19, the East Lubbock Community Alliance will host its third annual Juneteenth celebration at Mackenzie Park.
Juneteenth commemorates the anniversary of Union Army General Gordon Granger proclaiming freedom from slavery in Texas. Freedom Day celebrates the emancipation of all who had been enslaved in the United States.
Order of events for Saturday, June 19
Parade - 10 a.m.
Saturday Stage Showcase - 12:00 p.m.
Health Fair - 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Gospel Extravaganza - 4:00 p.m.
Celebration also includes a block party, live music, food, door prizes and more.
The Health Fair will be free to the community and offer health screenings and COVID-19 vaccinations.
More information can be found on the East Lubbock Community Alliance Facebook page.
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