The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) and In the Eye of the Beholder Art Gallery are hosting this event to celebrate culture, history, music, and art in San Antonio. The event will be held on June 19 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and admission is free! For more information, click here.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 15 2022 - 11:56am
This weekend long event will begin Friday, June 17 and continue through Sunday, June 19 at Comanche Park #2. There will be food, various local vendors, and guest musical artists at the event. On Friday, there will be a fish fry and health fair to kick off the festival. Saturday will have a parade beginning at Sam Houston High School, and Sunday will have a Gospel in the park. Admission is free! Click here for more information.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 15 2021 - 12:30pm
City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022 to observe Juneteenth. What is Juneteenth? It is a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans and is often seen as a celebration of African-American culture. You may be wondering, “do I have to take the trash out?” Answer is: yes! There will be no change to recycling, organics recycling, and garbage for Monday, June 20.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 18 2020 - 6:08pm
This year, there are many different ways you can join in on Juneteenth Celebration Day - an official City of San Antonio holiday - from online discussion, marches, rallies, or faith-based events. Here are some of the events that will be held in order of time. 11 a.m. Juneteenth March & Rally March from Pittman Sullivan Park down Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. to the Freedom Bridge Together. Remember water, comfortable clothes, signs, snacks, whatever you need!