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Juneteenth Celebration Calendar of Events

Juneteenth Celebration Calendar of Events

Sunday, June 13, 2021

June 15

City of Kyle Juneteenth Proclamation reading at city council meeting, Kyle City Hall, 100 W. Center St., Kyle Texas 78640, 7 p.m., Hybrid – meeting with face-to-face attendance and virtual visiting on Kyle Spectrum Channel 10, City’s YouTube channel, or City of Kyle Facebook page.

City of Dripping Springs Juneteenth Proclamation reading at the city council meeting, Drippings Spring City Hall, 511 Mercer Street, 6p.m.

June 17

“Then and Now: Illuminating Black Voices in the Historic Dunbar Community” hosted by The ACCEYSS Network 174 S Guadalupe Street, Suite 105, San Marcos

Space for 20-30 people and live stream on Facebook. Visit 6:30p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

City of Wimberley Juneteenth Proclamation reading at city council meeting, 6 p.m.. Wimberley City Chambers 221 Stillwater Rd, Wimberley Council meeting starts at 6 p.m.

June 18

Dripping Springs Community - Empowering Positive Change will sponsor a virtual art show that highlights art pieces from a variety of genre with a Juneteenth theme. Pieces are being accepted through June 5. Viewing of Art will begin on June 18, and can be found here.

City of Kyle Peace and Progress Panel; Juneteenth Discussion: 7 p.m. start time Join community leaders for the Dialogue for Peace and Progress – Celebrating Juneteenth Kyle City Councilmember Dex Ellison will be moderating a group of panelists discussing issues from a multitude of perspectives with culturally significant and nationally recognized historical events as the backdrop. Kyle City Hall, 110 W. Center St., also on Kyle Spectrum Channel10, City’s YouTube channel, or City of Kyle Facebook page.

June 19

City of Buda 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come and Celebrate with Music, Activities,

Come and Celebrate with Music, Activities, and Food

Buda City Park Pavilion 204 San Antonio St., Buda

City of Kyle Public Library Special Screening 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Kyle Public Library (Meeting room B) will be screening a virtual tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture's “Slavery and Freedom Exhibit.” The event is free to the public and refreshments will be provided. Need more information, contact

Juneteenth Unity Walk

Come together at the intersection of LBJ and Martin Luther King, Jr. in San Marcos at the LBJ MLK Crossroad Memorial 9 am to begin the walk that “Celebrate the Juneteenth Holiday.” With family, friends, and neighbors, all will walk a designated route (0.9 mile) that will end at Dunbar Park, 801 Martin Luther King Dr, San Marcos Walk begins at 9:30 a.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive events

Cephas House

“Juneteenth Celebration” Elementary School Students Art Display

Elementary students from selected schools in San Marcos CISD will have art pieces displayed at the Cephas House, 213 Martin Luther King Dr., San Marcos Sponsored by local Soulful Creations Viewing times: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Dunbar Recreation Center

Dunbar Heritage Association will also host a traditional Juneteenth Celebration from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Dunbar Recreation Center featuring a gospel concert, games, speakers, live soul music, vendors, food trucks, a virtual 5K Fundraiser and more!" Dunbar Recreation Center, 801 Martin Luther King Dr, San Marcos, For details see

Calaboose Museum Re-opening of Museum with activities to celebrate Juneteenth from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See Website for more details:

San Marcos Juneteenth Foundation Inc. Charity BBQ Cook-off City Plaza Park, 401 East Hopkins St., San Marcos It’s back! The popular Charity BBQ Cook-off to celebrate the Juneteenth Holiday. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the public can enjoy, open space with all day music, a children’s place section with activities, BBQ taste test line-up, and vendors. Visit for more information.

June 20

Wimberley’s Voices at the Table Discussion: History of Juneteenth

“Voices at the Table” is a monthly Wimberley Zoom panel discussion curated by moderator, Sandra Organ Solís, and produced by Dr. Carlos Solís. This last of a six-month series will have a panel to discuss Juneteenth, the day set aside to celebrate the emancipation of slaves. To participate in this Sunday afternoon virtual event, register at the website:

June 26

Juneteenth Party at Wonder World Amusement Park and Cave sponsored by Soulful Creations Tx Music, outdoor space, dancing and live Facebook posting, the public is invited to come out to Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park, 1000 Prospect, San Marcos 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. See info on Soulful Creations Facebook page.

Created by Vanessa Westbrook,

San Marcos Record

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P.O. Box 1109, San Marcos, TX 78666