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Date:
June 15, 2019
Time:
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:
Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center
Address:
3925 Jackson Street
Irving, TX 75061
Contact:
(972) 721-2519
Cost:
Free
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Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 15, 2019

For more than 23 years, the city has hosted a Juneteenth event, commemorating the date that Texans first learned of President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. Join the City of Irving and the West Irving Improvement Association from 4 to 7 p.m. June 15 at 3925 Jackson St., for the 2019 celebration. Visitors can learn about Irving’s rich history in the museums at the Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center. This year’s event will also feature free musical performances, local vendors, outdoor games and children’s activities. Residents are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. June 16 | Event Schedule * 4 to 7 p.m. – Self-guided museum tours, vendor exhibits and outdoor activities available * 4 to 5 p.m. – Main Stage Performance featuring Grove! HD Band * 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Main Stage Performance featuring The Inspiration Band For more information, call (972) 721-2519.