SAN ANGELO – The Juneteenth Freedom Celebration in San Angelo is a day long celebration of freedom featuring a parade, games & fun and great food to mark the occasion that word of President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves in the United States made its way to Texas on June 19, 1865.
The day long festivities were celebrated in the shade of the beautiful MLK park on MLK Dr. near 22nd St..
The annual parade began at the corner of 9th St. and MLK Dr. and proceeded up MLK to the park on 22nd St.
Watch videos from the Juneteenth Celebrations below:
The 2022 Juneteenth Parade in San Angelo included the Buffalo Soldiers Honor Guard from Ft. Concho, Emergency Vehicles, San Angelo Parks Dept. Director Carl White, Mayor Brenda Gunter, several church and music groups, Pastor Gary Jenkins & lots of kids and candy.
Below is a video of the Parade arriving at MLK Park.
See the photo gallery from the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration in San Angelo.