City of Dallas Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center presents Juneteenth Celebration
The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center will host the annual Juneteenth Celebration. The event will feature vendors, food, entertainment, and more. Juneteenth is an American holiday observed annually on June 19, commemorating the ending of slavery after Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.
This year’s celebration features the grand opening of the MLK Fresh Food Distribution Center (sponsored by Leadership Dallas), local craft and food vendors, free health screenings and HIV testing, non-profit organizations providing information on community events and social services, fun and educational games for children, arts and crafts activities for the entire family and live entertainment by local artists, musicians, spoken word artists, dancers, and more.