Juneteenth Block Party: Highland Springs

Juneteenth Block Party: Highland Springs Celebrate ahead of the Juneteenth holiday with music, food, and fun. Activities include DJ Brannu, Sparklz Cheer and Danz, inflatables, Elite Eats & Treats, and free ice cream (while supplies last)! Information: rec-events@henrico.us Juneteenth Celebrations: Juneteenth Block Party: June 8 at Pemberton ES Juneteenth Celebration: June 18 at Dorey Park

Juneteenth Block Party: June 8 at Pemberton ES

Juneteenth Block Party: June 8 at Pemberton ES Celebrate ahead of the Juneteenth holiday with music, food, and fun. Activities include inflatables, DJ Brannu, Elite Eats & Treats, and free ice cream (while supplies last). Information: rec-events@henrico.us Juneteenth Celebrations: Juneteenth Block Party: June 1 at Highland Springs Rec Area Juneteenth Celebration: June 18 at Dorey Park

Juneteenth Celebration: June 18 at Dorey Park

Dorey Park Dorey Park Dr., Henrico, VA

Juneteenth Celebration: June 18 at Dorey Park Juneteenth celebrates enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation reaching the westernmost Confederate state of Texas. The Proclamation went into effect in 1863, but this news was purposefully withheld from enslaved people until the arrival of Union troops in Galveston Bay, Texas on June 19, 1865. Juneteenth marks our country’s second […]

Juneteenth

Commemorating the end of slavery, Juneteenth originates in 1865 when, on June 19th, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas on that date to share the news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Juneteenth celebrates the enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation reaching the westernmost Confederate state of Texas. The Proclamation […]