Houston Juneteenth Events 2024 – Celebrations, Concerts, and more!

Houston Juneteenth

Houston Juneteenth

As the city prepares to commemorate the historical significance of Houston Juneteenth 2024, the community is also brewing a series of celebrations, parades, and concerts for everyone to enjoy!

From vibrant all-day celebratory events at Avenida Houston to concerts like Miller’s A Musical Journey Through the Eras Juneteenth event, immerse yourself in the spirit of freedom and join the citywide festivities.


Best Houston Juneteenth Events – Categorized by Activity

Family-friendly Houston Juneteenth Events

Musical and Social Houston Juneteenth Events


Quick Hit Summary of Houston Juneteenth Events You Can’t Miss!

Whenever Houston Juneteenth rolls around, the city pulls out all the stops to celebrate. Whether you’re celebrating it with friends or family, you’re sure to find a fun event to remember. 

For a day of fun with friends, join the Juneteenth Bar Crawl. During the event, you’ll get to go around some of the best 3rd Ward hotspots and have a blast with friends or friends to be. If you’re looking to do some shopping, head on over to the BLCK Market’s Annual Juneteenth Market. It’ll be brimming with Black-owned small businesses with tons of interesting goods to offer.

For families, there will be tons of fun activities to enjoy over at Emancipation Park. There will be a Freedom Walk/ Run to be followed by various performances and concerts. There will also be tons of food vendors to ensure you’re always filled with good food throughout the day. 

Check out our list of Houston Juneteenth Events 2024 and together, pay tribute to this remarkable occasion through these wonderful activities.


Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the latest information. However, all information mentioned in this article is subject to change. As always, please confirm before heading out.

Also, remember to check out our other Father’s Day Events in Houston!


Family-friendly Houston Juneteenth Events

Juneteenth at Emancipation Park

Houston Juneteenth | Juneteenth at Emancipation Park

Image credit: Emancipation Park Conservancy

This Houston Juneteenth event is not one to miss! The fun will start off with the 2nd Annual Freedom Walk/ Run from 7 am to 11 am followed by festivities and concerts starting at 4 pm. Also, expect plenty of good food and tons of great vibes.

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024, 4 pm – 9 pm
Where: 
Emancipation Park, 3018 Emancipation Ave, Houston, TX 77004
How Much:
Free


Juneteenth Celebration at The Heritage Society

The Heritage Society will be holding its own Juneteenth celebration featuring a performance from The National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses Houston, Juneteenth Freedmen’s Town Bike Riders, a teacake reception, talks from special guest speakers, and more.

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024, 9:30 am – 12 pm
Where: 
The Heritage Society, 1100 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much:
Free


City of Beaumont’s Juneteenth Celebration in Downtown Beaumont

If you’re ever in Downtown Beaumont, don’t miss their Juneteenth Celebration. The day will feature live entertainment, cultural performances, and community engagement.

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024, 9:30 am – 12 pm
Where: 
Main Library Outdoor Plaza – Downtown Beaumont, 240 Forsythe St, Beaumont, TX 77701
How Much:
Free


Juneteenth Freedom Fest

Houston Juneteenth | Juneteenth Freedom Fest

Image credit: Children’s Museum Houston

For Houston Juneteenth events for the kids, don’t miss the celebrations at the Children’s Museum of Houston. There will be a community mural, the Juneteenth Champions art exhibition, a storytime, and more. 

When: Sunday, June 16, 2024, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: 
Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much:
$19.95


Juneteenth at Star Sailor

Food, drinks, and community fun will be available over at Star Sailor for Juneteenth. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 12 pm – 10 pm
Where: 
Avenida Houston, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
How Much:
Free


Juneteenth Elevated Kickback Experience at Freedmen’s Town Visitor Center

Explore colorful cultures with food from the African diaspora, captivating dance performances, a live DJ, and art from the renowned “This Way” exhibition.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 4 pm – 8 pm
Where: 
Freedmen’s Town Visitor Center, 1300 Victor St, Houston, TX 77019
How Much:
Free


Juneteenth Celebration at Third Ward Financial Center

Commemorate Juneteenth with a celebration filled with a crawfish boil, sweet treats, and live music at Third Ward Financial Center.

When: Friday, June 21, 2024, 2 pm – 4 pm
Where: 
Frost Bank Third Ward Financial Center, 3432 Scott St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much:
Free


Juneteenth Culture Fest

Houston Juneteenth | Juneteenth Culture Fest

Image credit: Avenida Houston

The Plaza will come to life with a day-long series of events commemorating Juneteenth. Expect food trucks, 100 BLCK Market vendors, live music, a fireworks show, and more. There will also be activities over at Discovery Green Park.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2024, 4 pm – 9 pm
Where: 
Avenida Houston, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
How Much:
Free


A Juneteenth Celebration at Bayou Bend

Head over to Bayou Bend with the whole family for the Juneteenth celebration! The day will be filled with performances, an art-making workshop, and more with a focus on Black history.

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024, 10 am – 3 pm
Where: 
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 6003 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77007
How Much:
Free


Juneteenth Celebration at Five Points Park

Join the La Porte community for a weekend full of fun for Juneteenth at Five Points Park. Activities include live music, food trucks, vendors, a kid’s zone, and many more.

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024, 3 pm – 9 pm
Where: 
Five Points Park, 100 S Broadway St, La Porte, TX 77571
How Much:
Free


Musical and Social Houston Juneteenth Events

Juneteenth: A Musical Journey Through Eras

Enjoy amazing music at Miller Outdoor Theatre in a poignant exploration of Black music’s evolution through the eras and their impacts on history. The event is a two-part series divided between two evenings. 
 
For Friday, the concert will focus on jams from the 1960s to the 1980s and will include gospel, blues, and classic R&B. 
 
On Saturday, the journey continues with tunes from the 1980s to the 2000s with hip-hop taking center stage. Other musical genres that lead into the 21st century will also be featured. 

When: Friday – Saturday, June 14 – 15, 2024, 8 pm
Where: 
Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
How Much:
Free


Juneteenth Black Bar Crawl

Houston Juneteenth | Juneteenth Black Bar Crawl

Image credit: Letsdothishouston

In celebration of Juneteenth, enjoy a slow cruise brunch ride with LetsDoThisHouston and stop by 3rd Ward hotspots Bar 5015, The Savoy, and La Burgers and Daiquiries.

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Where: 
3rd Ward Tours, 3409 Emancipation Ave, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: 
$9 – $37


Juneteenth Weekend Celebration at Bicentennial Park

Come together in Baytown for a free concert celebration of Juneteenth. Catch artists like B Nycole, Mya, Kam Franklin of the Suffers, and more. The concert will also be capped off with a spectacular fireworks show. 

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024, 5 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: 
Bicentennial Park, 1001 Market St, Baytown, TX 77520
How Much:
Free


BLCK Market’s 5th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

BLCK Market’s Annual Juneteenth Celebration is returning to Downtown and will be filled to the brim with Black-owned small businesses. Head on over here and support local businesses while celebrating.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2024, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: 
GreenStreet, 1201 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much:
Limited free admission | $8 after that


Juneteenth Weekend: Willie Clayton in Concert

Chicago blues and soul-blues singer-songwriter Willie Clayton will be taking over the stage at Warehouse Live near the end of the month for a Juneteeth weekend celebration. Grab your tickets early!

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024, 2:30 pm
Where: 
Warehouse Live, 2600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77006
How Much:
Starts at $50


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