JUNETEENTH

JUNETEENTH

Juneteenth Celebration in Odessa, TX

The Black Cultural Council of Odessa organizes the largest Juneteeth celebration in the state of Texas. Some people even come from across state lines to participate in and enjoy the festivities of our Juneteenth celebration. This 3-day celebration honors the day when slaves in Texas learned of their emancipation. We organize a variety of activities that the whole family can enjoy, including musical performances, a parade, multicultural exhibits, a morning set aside for youth educational programs and much more. 

2017 Juneteenth Celebration

2017 JUNETEENTH
CELEBRATION
Schedule of Activities
 

Host Hotels

MCM Grande FunDome 
6201 E. Business 20 
Odessa, Texas 79762 
Phone: 432.362.2311 

Staybridge Suites Odessa Interstate 20 
810 S. JBS Parkway 
Odessa, Texas 79761 
Phone: 432.231.4565 

Gospel celebration

This year, the Gospel Celebration will be held at the Woodson Community park at 9pm on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

2017 Juneteenth T-Shirts 

Sizes Small to Xlarge are $15.00.
2X large to 5 Xlarge are $18.00.
Call (432)305-0369 to order now

YOUTH INformation

The 2017 Juneteenth celebration will be offering my activities for kids and young adults. Please visit the 'Youth Activities' page for more information on these events! 
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ANNUAL JUNETEENTH BASKETBALL
TOURNAMENT 

For over 30 years, we’ve organized a basketball tournament for the Juneteenth celebration. It has become a favorite of locals, though it has also started attracting national stars, including Larry Johnson, Roy Williams and many others. For more information click on the button below or call (432) 305-0369.
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Other LIVE entertainment

There are endless activities and events to keep everyone entertained throughout the Juneteenth celebration. For the second year in a row, David G. Wonders will be performing his magnificent act! Other activities and live entertainment include, swing dancing workshops, local musical acts and other instrumentalists & musical acts, and the annual parade. Entry for the parade is free and there are cash prizes for the winners! 
Information on David G. Wonders Information on Swing Dance

ANNUAL JUNETEENTH 
PARADE

This year, the annual Juneteenth Parade will be held on Saturday, June 17th 2017. There is no cost to enter and this parade is open to the public. This years parade with head North on Dixie Blvd. to Murphy Street, turn right on to Murphy Street and go East on Murphy Street to Barrett Drive, where the parade will end. There are prizes available for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place participants. Winners will be announced on the Main Stage immediately following the parade. Please see the flier below for more information. 
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LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND MORE


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