Juneteenth

June 19, 2021

Register to join Fort Worth’s legendary Opal Lee for her annual 2.5-mile walk for freedom on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from historic Evans Avenue Plaza to the Tarrant County Courthouse downtown. Visit Fort Worth is proud to sponsor the walk again this year.

The Juneteenth celebration spans June 4-26 with a full calendar of events.

Fort Worth’s Juneteenth celebration spans June 4-26, with Opal Lee’s signature walk for freedom on Saturday, June 19.

Juneteenth commemorates the day that news of the Emancipation Proclamation ending slavery reached Texas.