Juneteenth Festivities for 2022

Lots of celebrations are planned for the holiday all month long

SHREVEPORT, La. (Ark-La-Tex Weekend) -

JUNE 10-12

1st Annual Zwolle Juneteenth Festival

This three day event starts on Friday at 6:30pm, Saturday at 5:00pm and Sunday at 3:00pm. Bring your lawn chairs for all of the music and fun. Find the lineups and admission fees for the weekend on Facebook.

Location - Zwolle Festival Grounds, 1100 S. Main St.


Cedar Grove Pre-Juneteenth Parade & Commemorative Celebration

10:00am - 5:00pm

A parade rolls at 10:00am followed by a free celebration to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Location - AB Palmer SPAR, 547 East 79th St., Shreveport

JUNE 17 - 18

“We Are One”

On Friday, check out the Michelson Art Museum free art instruction for kids 6-11 at the Carver Center at 10:00am. A fashion show takes place Memorial City Hall at 6:30pm. Saturday’s events start with a commemorative program at Wiley College at 10:00am followed by a parade and festivities. Click here for the full schedule.

Location - GW Carver Community Center, 2302 Holland St., Marshall, Tex

JUNE 17-19

Let the Good Times Roll Festival

Three days of big names in high energy music, performances and speakers. Friday starts at 4:00pm with a parade. Saturday hours are 8:00am-Midnight. Sunday hours are from 4:00pm-Midnight. See the lineup and more here.

Location - Festival Plaza, Shreveport

Juneteenth Celebration

Watch the parade in downtown and party at the Bridging the Gap Block Party at Ira Clark Park starting at 6:00pm on June 17. Peace and Jammin at Carnes Park follows on Saturday from 11:00am-9:00pm. Check out the Juneteenth Car Show on Sunday at 3:00pm. See more on their Facebook page.

Location - Camden, Ark

Juneteenth Celebration

There’s a Pillars of Society meeting and banquet on Friday. A parade and food court on Saturday. Sunday is a speech “Creating Real Men for Real Solutions.”

Location - 40 West Wood St., - Ashdown Ark


Juneteenth Festival

10:00am - 7:00pm

There’s a lot going on from pony rides, water slides cornhole tournament, food, music and more.

Location - Oaklawn Park, Searcy Avenue, Mt. Pleasant, Tex

North Louisiana Juneteenth Parade

5:30pm - 7:00pm

The inaugural parade rolls through downtown. Bring family, cameras, chairs and most of all, your love. For more info, click here.

Location - Downtown Shreveport


Juneteenth Black Empowerment Expo


Black owned businesses are coming together in the park to celebrate. Plus music, food and a kids play area. Follow the event on Facebook.

Location - Bumble Bee Park, 605 Main St., Gladewater, Tex

Juneteenth Mini Camp

10:00 am - 11:30am

Kids from ages 4-8 can learn all about the holiday with books, games, dance and craft making. For info, click here.

Location - Daytime Playtime-Literary Classes, 8870 Youree Dr, Shreveport

Juneteenth BBQ Block Party

10:00am - 2:00pm

Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fellowship. Free admission, free food, prizes, music and lots of games for all ages. Follow the event on Facebook.

Location - Baptist Bible Fellowship, 8900 Kingston Rd., Shreveport

New Boston Juneteenth

10:00am - 6:00pm

Come watch a parade and enjoy the arts and crafts show, vendors and a quilt raffle. For more info, click here.

Location - New Boston Trailhead Park

The Black Heritage Festival & Juneteenth Celebration


Music, vendors, food trucks, bingo and kids activities. Follow the event on Facebook.

Location - Old Many High School, 830 Highland Ave., Many, La

Juneteenth Celebration

Noon - 5:00pm

This family friendly event celebrates the holiday with food and drink. Kids can participate in a talent show. Follow the event on Facebook.

Location - Lakeside in Stamps, Ark

“We Celebrate June” for Juneteenth

Noon - 8:00pm

The Arts Alliance, LLC plans to have vendors on food trucks to celebrate after the parade. Check out the event on Facebook.

Location - Marshall, Tex

‘art-ish: Black Art Show

Noon - 10:00pm

Art, apparel, photography, food trucks and more at this all black art show. For more info, click here.

Location - The Lot Downtown, 400 Crockett St., Shreveport

Juneteenth: The Beginning of a New Freedom


Dr. Michael Snowden shares his thoughts on why Juneteenth is an important American event. Also hear his ideas to effectively commemorate the day. Click here for more info.

Location - Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, 800 Front St., Natchitoches, La

Keeping History Alive: Juneteenth Celebration

3:00pm - 9:00pm

Lots of fun including political speakers, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, parade of professionals and more! Come have some fun. Find out all of the details here.

Location - Front Street, Downtown Texarkana


Sci-Port June Nineteenth Celebration

Noon - 5:00pm

guests will be given the opportunity to attend a special presentation by the All of Us Health Program. All of Us is a precision medicine-based program that is dedicated to finding proper healthcare for everyone. Admission fees are being waved. Find out more here.

JUNE 24-26

Mansfield Civic Group 9th Annual Juneteenth

Three days of Hip-Hop, Blues, Zydeco and Gospel. View information on this weekend event here.

Location - Downtown Square, Mansfield, La

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Lead content producer for the Ark-La-Tex Weekend as well as Creative Services Producer.