Celebrate Juneteenth At These Events In Tyler, TX
The Juneteenth Association of Tyler Has Shared Details On This Year's Celebration.
107.3 Kiss-FM, #1 For R&B and Community is super excited to once again celebrate OUR national holiday Juneteenth in East Texas! And we're proud to help out our friends at the Juneteenth Association of Tyler to let you know about this year's great lineup of fun events for Juneteenth 2023!
From Gospel music to the annual Juneteenth Parade, there's something for everyone as we celebrate our history and freedom.
Juneteenth will be celebrated in Tyler the weekend of June 16 and June 17 with 3 major events being presented by the Juneteenth Association. Let's take a look at what's popping!
Friday June 16 - Meet & Greet Followed By Gospel Fest.
The festivies begin with the Sponsors and Scholarship Meet and Greet happening at the Glass Recreation Center starting at 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Then later on in the day, its the annual "Gospel Fest" featuring some of the best Gospel performers from all East Texas and its happening at College Hill Baptist Church located at 1314 W. Houston Street at 7:00 PM.
Saturday June 17th - Juneteenth Parade And Celebration In The Park.
Of course the Annual Juneteenth Parade is happening beginning at 9:00 AM. If you want to participate in the parade, you have to fill out and return an application to be either in the parade, a vendor or a float. You can get a packet at the Tyler Metro Chamber of Commerce on Gentry Parkway or get with a member of the Juneteenth Association.
Following the Parade, the annual "Celebration In The Park' will take place at Woldert Park with lots of fun for the entire family! Its going to be a great weekend and we can't wait to celebrate with yall!