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St. Cloud’s 23rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration
June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Cloud is celebrating its 23rd annual Juneteenth Festival at Riverside Park. The festival includes a free cook out, arts and crafts, recreational activities for families, community resources for families, voter registration and music by KVSC. The event is sponsored by the African American Male Forum of St. Cloud in conjunction with many other community partners. Come join the fun on Friday, June 14th from 6 to 9 p.m.
Juneteenth marks the anniversary of freedom for enslaved African Americans in Texas. These slaves found out that they were free between June 13th and June 19th, 1865, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation had been issued.