Juneteenth

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Juneteenth 804 S Park Ave
Shawnee, OK 74801

Phone: 405-275-3999
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Juneteenth is an annual event held in Shawnee that observes the emancipation of African Americans from slavery. Community elders will speak about the history of African Americans and share their unique experiences. Activities include Friday night gospel singingĀ with free food provided by local vendors, a Saturday parade throughout downtown Shawnee and heritage craft demonstrations. Celebrate this historic occasion with a talent show, essay readings and guest speakers. After the parade on Saturday, visitors will also enjoy a three-on-three basketball tournament, tennis tournament and performances ...

Juneteenth is an annual event held in Shawnee that observes the emancipation of African Americans from slavery. Community elders will speak about the history of African Americans and share their unique experiences. Activities include Friday night gospel singingĀ with free food provided by local vendors, a Saturday parade throughout downtown Shawnee and heritage craft demonstrations. Celebrate this historic occasion with a talent show, essay readings and guest speakers. After the parade on Saturday, visitors will also enjoy a three-on-three basketball tournament, tennis tournament and performances by local bands. The kids will enjoy a water slide, inflatables, face painting, sack races and plenty of tasty treats.

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  • General Information: Free admission

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-40, US-270

  • Projected Attendance: 500

Primary Contacts:

Dorothy Cook




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