2022 Calendar

Schedule of Juneteenth Activities in Denton County. The events below are coordinated and produced by multiple organizations, businesses, individuals and local governments. Juneteenth University is not the contact or any activity listed below except the Denton Parade.


Juneteenth publications display

Emily Fowler Library. 502 Oakland Street, Denton

June 9 (Thur)

Juneteenth 101

A discussion about Juneteenth’s origin. Free. Emily Fowler Library. Lakey @ Wilson Street, Denton. (7 pm)

June 10 (Fri)

Celebrating Juneteenth – Music of Black Composers

A concert by the Orchestra of New Spain featuring vocalist Alfrelynn Roberts. Free. Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. (7:30 pm)

June 14 (Tues)

Juneteenth Means Freedom

Ages 5-10 can learn more about the history of Juneteenth with a story and fun Juneteenth-themed crafts. Free. North Branch Library, 3020 W. Windsor Drive. (4 to 5 pm)

June 15 (Wed)

Westside Juneteenth Celebration – Honoring our Legacy and Celebrating our Future

Westside Juneteenth Celebration – Honoring our Legacy and Celebrating our Future
Free. Westside Baptist Church, 900 Bellaire Ave., Lewisville (7 pm). Details

June 16 (Thur)

Community Conversation: Juneteenth

Denton County Friends of the Family live Facebook discussion about Juneteenth history and area events. Facebook. (1:00-2:00 pm). Details

Juneteenth Celebration

Free. North Central Texas College, 1200 Parker Square Road, Flower Mound (4:00 pm – 8:00 pm). Details

Lewisville Talks: City Speaker Series – Juneteenth 101

Author and public historian D. J. Norman-Cox leads an engaging discussion about Juneteenth’s origin. Free. Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. (7 PM). Details

Miss Juneteenth

Film screening. Free. Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. (8 PM) Details

June 17 (Fri)

Celebrate Juneteenth with Storyteller Toni Simmons

Simmons brings the history of Juneteenth through rhythms, songs, storytelling and audience participation. Free. South Branch Library, 3228 S. Teasley Lane, Denton (3 to 4 pm)

Denton Juneteenth Celebration virtual stream.

Denton Juneteenth website. (3 pm)

Sounds of Lewisville – A Juneteenth Celebration

Jazz concert featuring Don Diego Band and 4 Ya Soul Band. Free. Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St., Lewisville (7 pm – 9:30 pm). Details

Gospel Extravaganza

A concert featuring local and regional gospel performers. Free. Fred Moore Park, 501 S. Bradshaw St., Denton (7 pm). Details

June 18 (Sat)

Annual softball tournament

Fred Moore Park. Free. (8 AM until finished.)

Denton’s Juneteenth Marketplace

Free. Food trucks and vendors. Wells Fargo parking lot (East Hickory @ Austin street) – Denton (8 am – noon). Details

Carrollton Black Historic Cemetery cleanup

1523 W. Belt Line Rd., Carrollton (8 AM)

Make and Take: Celebrate African-American Illustrators

Learn more about African American illustrators and create a self-guided craft based on the featured artist’s style. South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane, Denton (9AM – 6 PM)

Mary Heads Carter Park Ribbon Cutting

2320 Heads Land, Carrollton (10 AM)

Denton Juneteenth Celebration

Free. Fred Moore Park – Lakey @ Wilson Street, Denton. (10 am – 9 pm). Details

Denton Juneteenth Parade

Begins at the Denton Civic Center. Ends at Fred Moore Park. Free. Opening Ceremony begins at 10:30 am, Northwest corner, Courthouse on the Square – Denton. Details

Juneteenth: Faith and Freedom

Movie screening followed by a discussion with the director. American Legion Hall at Fred Moore Park, Denton (4 pm).

Juneteenth Unity Games 2022

Free. Optional wristbands: $10 adults, $5 children. Perryman Park, South Colony Blvd @ Blair Oaks Drive, The Colony. (4 PM – 8 PM). Details

Little Elm Juneteenth Freedom Run

A 5K run followed by a concert, speakers, entertainment and vendors. Little Elm Park – 701 E. Eldorado Parkway, Little Elm (4:00 pm – 9:00 pm). Details

All White Juneteenth Celebration Boat Party

1481 East Hill Park Road, Lewisville (6 pm – 9pm) Tickets: $100. Details

Juneteenth 90’s Skate Party

Must be 21 or over to attend. Admission fee required. Interskate Roller Rink, 1408 S. E State Hwy 121 Business, Lewisville (10:30 pm – 1:30 am). Details

June 19 (Sun)

Juneteenth Celebration

Speakers and performers include: Ms. Opal Lee, Zak Webb, 6 O’Clock Dance, African Drum and Dance, Dallas Black Dance Theater, and Leah Frazier. Free. Stage and Lawn at Grandscape – 5752 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony. (Noon – 4 PM). Details

Juneteenth Rock the Boat Party

Eagle Point Marina – Lewisville. (3 pm – 6 pm) Tickets required. $65.00 – $660.00 Details

Juneteenth – Geometric Power

Artist Jay Chris instructor. Painting with a Twist, 208 W. Oak St., Denton. (4:00 pm) Tickets: $32 – $52. Details

Juneteenth flag football tournament

Free. Fred Moore Park – 501 S. Bradshaw St., Denton (9 AM – finish)