The Juneteenth Celebration kicks off their event with vendors in Veterans’ Memorial Park Friday at 7:00 PM . and the annual street dance held at from 9:00 PM. through midnight. Juneteenth continues on Saturday starts at 10:00 AM. with the Grand Parade. Line up for the parade will start at 8 a.m. from Booker T. Washington Elementary School and parades through Historic Downtown Elgin. After the parade there will be activities at Veterans’ Memorial Park downtown until 6:00 PM.
For more information, please contact Bettye Lofton 512-963-2721 or email.
We are always looking for new members including our youth. The meetings are at 7:00 PM on the fourth Tuesday of every month. They are held at the National Bank conference room, located on U.S. Highway 290. Everyone is welcome to join and if you don’t want to be a member, we do need volunteers and sponsors. If you would like to become a member, volunteer or sponsor of the Elgin Juneteenth Organization, please contact Elaine Joiner at 512-285-6321 or email, or Coach Bishop Mayes 512-303-3608.