Area Juneteenth Celebrations and Events

Here are some of the major Juneteenth events and celebrations scheduled in Hays County and the area:

June 16

  • Neill-Cochran House Museum is hosting a Juneteenth Driving Tour of Wheatville and Clarksville, two freedman communities established in Austin. Hours are 11 AM to 4 PM, daily. Continues through June 20.

June 17

June 18

  • City of Kyle presents a Peace and Programs Panel at 7 PM from Kyle City Hall. Live on Facebook, Kyle YouTube and Spectrum Channel 10.
  • Encore ATX presents the Juneteenth Celebration Live from 8 PM – 1 AM at the Historic Victory Grill, 1712 E Riverside Dr Austin, TX 78741.
  • Juneteenth Freedom Art Exhibit (virtual) presented by the Dripping Springs Community – Empowering Positive Change.
  • Juneteenth Cake Auction presented by Rose Brooks from 6 PM – 8 PM at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E Hopkins St, San Marcos, TX 78666.

June 19

  • Juneteenth Unity Walk starts at 9:30 AM at the intersection of LBJ and Martin Luther King, Jr. in San Marcos.
  • 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebrations presented by City of Buda. Powered by People VDRs will be registering voters from 10 AM – 2 PM.
  • Voter Registration Drive from noon to 4 PM at Wonder World Park, San Marcos Plaza Park.
  • Juneteenth Art Display: Soulful Creations Tx from 11 AM – 4 PM at Cephas House, 213 Martin Luther King Dr.
  • Juneteenth Celebration & Virtual 5K from 10 AM -8 PM, presented by Dunbar Heritage Association at the Dunbar Recreation Center, 801 Martin Luther King Dr. The League of Women Voters will be at the event to register voters.
  • Juneteenth Reopening of the Calaboose Museum from 10 AM – 5 PM at the museum, 200 Martin Luther King Dr.
  • Juneteenth BBQ Cook-off from 11 AM -5 PM, presented by the San Marcos Juneteenth Foundation at City Plaza Park, 401 East Hopkins St. HCDP will be at the event registering voters.
  • Stay Black and Live Juneteenth Virtual Festival from 10 AM – 9 PM, presented by Six Square, Carver Museum ATX, Black Austin Coalition and others.

June 20

June 26

  • Juneteenth Party from noon – 9 PM, presented by Soulful Creations Tx at Wonder World Amusement Park and Cave, 1000 Prospect St, San Marcos, TX 78666.
  • Voter Registration Drive from noon to 4 PM at Wonder World Park and San Marcos Plaza Park.