Fort Worth’s 2018 Juneteenth Celebration - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Fort Worth’s 2018 Juneteenth Celebration

June 11 - 19



    Fort Worth’s 2018 Juneteenth Celebration
    Unity Unlimited, Inc.

    Join NBC 5 and Unity Unlimited, Inc. as we kick off our annual Juneteenth celebration with a week of exciting cultural events starting Monday, June 11 through Tuesday, June 19.

    This year, the Juneteenth celebration will feature a 5K run, the Parade of Unity, the Empowering You! Expo and Student Art Exhibit, a BBQ cook-off, and much more throughout the week. Entertainment will include a variety of local artists and will feature Grammy Award Winner, Ann Nesby.

    Bring your family out and plan to attend one of the many events in celebration of Juneteenth!

    Any additional information is available at

    Community Festival
    Saturday, June 16
    Events run from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.  5K/1 Mile Walk/Run Registration
    9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 5K /1 Mile Walk/Run from Parade starting at O.D. Wyatt HS
    11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Festival Kickoff / Main Stage
    11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament in Gym
    11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. “Empowering You!” Event from at the Student Union
    5:30 p.m. BBQ Cook-off Result and Awards Ceremony  

    Additional Events:
    The 12 Freedoms Gained Art Exhibit
    10 a.m. Tuesday, June 12 through Monday, June 19
    TCC South Campus Library.

    Breakfast of Prayer/Ecumenical Service
    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14
    Baker Chapel AME Church

    Youth Choir Explosion Concert
    7:00 p.m. Friday, June 15
    TCC South Performing Arts Center

    Miss Juneteenth Pageant
    7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 17
    TCC South Campus Recital Auditorium

    Juneteenth Community Honors Banquet
    7:00 p.m. Monday, June 18
    TCC Trinity River Campus –Downtown

    Screening of “Black-ish” Juneteenth Episode and Community Forum
    7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 19
    TCC South Rotunda Auditorium