Business Partners

Fiesta

Unity National Bank

The Houston Sun

The Houston Rockets

Texas Southern University

University of Houston

Almeda/OST Management District

City of Houston-Parks Department

Boys & Girls Club - Houston

League of Professional Women

Texas Southern University

Houston Public Library

Acres Home Drama Club

Aldine Community College

Rev. Ray Martin, Progressive Amateur
          Boxing Association

Project Row Houses

Third Ward Community Cloth

The Wiseman Company

MoShows.com


Executive Board

Dorris Ellis, President

Helen Graham, Treasurer

Patricia Sullivan, Financial Secretary



Board of Directors

Lorna Acuna                  

Jackie Autman               

Jacqueline Bostic

Glenn Cheeks 

Carl Davis                    

Keryl Douglas              

Dorris Ellis 

Florence Evans            

Eugene Foney

Jacqueline Gilmore  

Helen Graham

Myra Griffin                 

Mildred Johnson                

Thelma Johnson

Marilyn Jones

Lou McElroy

Sheila Ray Reed

Dorcaus Robinson          

Renee Robinson  

Dwayne Simpson 

Carmen Smith                 

Patricia Sullivan

Cleo Stewart                 

Harriet Streeter     

Chris Tucker          

Alvia Wardlaw    

JoAnn Williams                  

Kijana Wiseman




Web site donated by: 

Kijana Wiseman
WisemanCompany.com

and MoShows.com

thehoustonsun@gmail.com  •   713-443-9774


The Emancipation Park Historical District’s Juneteenth
Celebrations are made possible by the Houston Sun

and Emancipation Park Area neighbors!


Celebrating

10% off RETAIL DISCOUNTS PROGRAM:




Juneteenth 2013 10% off Discount Letter & Window Display for Local Retailers.pdf


Let us know you are participating so we can mention you at our events!

Discounts@juneteenthfest.com

 

Celebrate Juneteenth in 2016!

Central Houston’s Juneteenth Emancipation Celebrations mark over 150 years of the Emancipation Proclamation...


Want to be a part of the 2016 fun in 2016? 
GO TO our Juneteenth Information & Online Registration  Page







Want to see last year’s
Souvenir Book? 
CLICK HERE!



Emancipation Park’s historic 2016 Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration commemorates...

153 years since the Emancipation Proclamation

151 years since Texas slaves were granted freedom
144 years of Emancipation Park Freedom Celebrations &

  43 years of Central Houston Freedom Parades

             

 

In the Emancipation Park historical neighborhood ...
where America’s Juneteenth Celebrations Began!

Business Partners

Fiesta

Unity National Bank

The Houston Sun

The Houston Rockets

Texas Southern University

University of Houston

OST/Almeda TIRZ

Almeda/OST TIRZ #7

City of Houston-Parks Department

Boys & Girls Club - Houston

League of Professional Women

Texas Southern University

Houston Public Library

Acres Home Drama Club

Aldine Community College

Rev. Ray Martin, Progressive Amateur
          Boxing Association

Rick Lowe, Project Row Houses

The Wiseman Company

MoShows.com


Executive Board

Dorris Ellis, President

Jackie Bostic, Secretary

Renee Robinson Asst Secretary

Helen Graham, Treasurer

Patricia Sullivan, Financial Secretary

Florence Evans, Historian

Lonal X. Robinson, Chaplin

Atty Keryl Douglas


Board Committees

Donna Flowers, PR Resource

Eugene Foney, Arts

Cleo Stewart, Volunteers Chair

Linda Guidry, Cmty Organizations Chair

Carol Ray-Holmes, Education Chair

Vera McDonald Madison, Programs Chair

Kathryn Griffin, Public Affairs

Harriett Streeter

Glenn Cheeks, Infrastructure

Dr. Alvia Wardlaw

Thelma Johnson, Fine Arts

Kijana Wiseman, Digital Media

Cherlyn Latham, Public Relations

Dr. Joan Wlliams, Juneteenth

Ingram Mitchim

Browlyn Lucas, Cultural Education


Web site donated by: 

Kijana Wiseman
WisemanCompany.com

and MoShows.com

2018 JUNETEENTH

Emancipation Historical District Celebrations!



June 14 and 16, 2018  •  Third Ward, Texas


Celebrating the abolition of slavery in the United States of America

and the park where the world's Juneteenth Celebrations began!


Commemorating...


155 years since the Emancipation Proclamation

153 years since Texas slaves were granted freedom
146 years of Emancipation Park area Freedom Celebrations &

  45 years of Central Houston Freedom Parades

JOIN US!


SEND IN THE FORMS BELOW TO...

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  2. BulletVOLUNTEER...

  3. BulletPERFORM AT THE TALENT SHOW...

  4. BulletBE IN THE PARADE

IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT...by filling out and hitting "Submit" below, Applicant herein attests to the validity of this submission and thereby indemnifies the City of Houston, event underwriters, sponsors, volunteers, sales persons and vendors from any and all liability and agrees to conform to any regulations as set for by the City of Houston. Additionally, Applicant agrees that none of the above named entities shall be liable for personal injury to Applicant or Applicant's associates; loss or damage to goods or property of the Applicant and shall hold the collective, all sponsors, and their affiliates harmless from all claims, including cancellations due to inclement weather or acts of God. Reserves the right to refusal of application and/or expulsion from the event without recourse or refund.


June 16:  4pm

The Houston Sun’s Emancipation Avenue Juneteenth Parade         


LOCATION:
Emancipation Ave between Wheeler and Tuam


The Parade begins at 4pm  June 16th.
Staging on Wheeler Avenue at Emancipation Avenue, proceeds west on Wheeler Avenue, north on Emancipation Avenue, west on Stuart Street, and concludes on Stuart Street between Bastrop Street and Emancipation Avenue. Staging begins at 3pm on Wheeler Avenue between Ennis Street and Emancipation Avenue and, Ennis Street between Wheeler Avenue and Eagle Street. Disbanding will be on Stuart Street between Bastrop Street and Emancipation Avenue, and on Bastrop Street between Holman Street and Stuart Street.

June 14:  10am & 6pm          

LOCATION: 3rd Ward Multi-Service Center
                 
3611 Ennis St,  Houston, TX 77004




10am    Lonal X Robinson
             Juneteenth Talent Competition