San Antonio Juneteenth Events 2023 - Celebrations, Parades, Concerts, and more!

Juneteenth San Antonio Events 2023 – Celebrations, Parades, Concerts, and more!

As the city prepares to commemorate the historical significance of Juneteenth San Antonio 2023, the community is also brewing a series of celebrations, parades, and concerts for everyone to enjoy!

From vibrant parades to soul-stirring concerts, immerse yourself in the spirit of freedom and join the citywide festivities and the many Juneteenth celebration San Antonio has to offer.

Check out our list of San Antonio Juneteenth Events 2023 and together, pay tribute to this remarkable occasion through these wonderful activities.

When is Juneteenth 2023?

Juneteenth is the celebration of the anniversary of June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers landed in Galveston to officially tell slaves in Texas that they were free. Juneteenth is now an official federal holiday, so there’s more reason than ever to celebrate.

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Image 1: Pogo Pass to 35 Things to Do in Austin, San Antonio and Waco

The Standard South Central Texas Pogo Pass (San Antonio/Austin/Waco) provides admissions to 35 different entertainment venues in the San Antonio, Austin, and Waco areas.

Perfect for families, the Pogo Pass gives both adult and child pass-holders 50+ visits to some of the best things to do that San Antonio, Austin, and Waco have to offer. The Pogo Pass nearly pays for itself with a visit to one or two venues alone!!!

Pass Features the following Attractions in San Antonio

  • One visit to the San Antonio Zoo
  • One visit to the Witte Museum
  • One visit to the Buckhorn Museum
  • One visit to Wonder World Park
  • One visit to the San Antonio Aquarium
  • One visit to Rush Fun Park
  • Six tickets to the University of Texas – San Antonio athletic events (multiple sports)
  • Two visits to Pump It Up
  • Two visits to Monster Mini Golf & Laser Tag for a round of Mini Golf

Check out the POGO pass and SAVE Big on San Antonio Attractions!

Juneteenth San Antonio Events 2023

2023 Juneteenth Prayer Breakfast

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Informational prayer breakfast to include the history of San Antonio’s earliest churches including St. Paul Methodist, St. James AME Church, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, and Mount Zion First Baptist Church. Musical coordinator Vanessa Allen will curate Negro spirituals, gospel music, and more. 
When: Saturday, June 10, 2023 | 9:00 am
Where: 225 N Swiss St, San Antonio, TX 78202
How much: $20

Juneteenth Block Party & Fair Mixer

The Dream Big Scholarship Fund would like to connect with you. They cordially invite you to the Juneteenth Block Party & Fair Mixer. Save the date for Tuesday, June 17, 2023. Complimentary appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.
When: Tuesday, June 13, 2023 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Greenwood at the Moade Center, 305 E Ramsey Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216
How much: FREE

Great SA: Juneteenth

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TPR presents Great SA: Juneteenth, a culinary conversation celebrating Black heritage in collaboration with the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office and SAAACAM. Join TPR on Wednesday, June 14th for a moderated discussion with Dallas Williams featuring panelists Marcus Baskerville, Adrian E. Miller, Adrian Lipscombe, and Chef Vicky V.
When: Wednesday, June 14, 2023 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Malú and Carlos Alvarez Theater, 321 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: Price depends on food and drink available

The Official Juneteenth Festival

Join the Flotilla for their annual “Fish Fry” Friday benefitting their local scholarship fund. Local musicians and DJs will have you dancing and shouting the night away. Friday night’s headliner is the local group The Legends. Saturday evening the festival closes with the R&B styling of Larry Braggs, former lead singer of the Tower of Power. Bring your whole family out for this free event if you’ve been looking for “Juneteenth parade near me”.
When: Friday, June 16, 2023 – Saturday, June 17, 2023 | 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Where: Comanche Park #2, 2600 Rigsby Ave, San Antonio, TX 78222
How much: FREE

Juneteenth Event Night with Larry Braggs

Celebrate Juneteenth with Larry Braggs, former Lead singer of Tower Of Power on a Saturday night. One of the must-attend Junteenth events San Antonio has this year.
When: Saturday, June 17, 2023
Where: Comanche Park #2, 2600 Rigsby Ave, San Antonio, TX 78222
How much: FREE

Deal Alert – Scenic San Antonio Night Tour at $109 for 2!!!

Scenic San Antonio Night Tour

Explore the lights of San Antonio with this guided tour that includes a driving tour, as well as a River Walk Cruise. You’ll also get to visit the Tower of the Americas and go to the top. The River Cruise is narrated so you can learn about all you pass by, including Old Mill Crossing, and the vehicle tour is also narrated, so you can hear all about the history of the area.

Get more information and book your Scenic San Antonio Night Tour TODAY!!!

Juneteenth San Antonio Events 2023

Join SPC for the San Antonio Juneteenth Parade!

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Image Credit: St. Philip’s College FB Page

Join us on Saturday, June 17, 2023, as St. Philip’s College participates in the Juneteenth Parade that starts at Sam Houston High School and ends at Commanche Park #2.
When: Saturday, June 17, 2023 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: St. Philip’s College, Turbon Student Center, St Philips, San Antonio, TX 78203
How much: FREE

2023 Juneteenth Celebration Health Fair

This is a free community event, designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, prevent and manage disease and connect you to many resources for San Antonio Juneteenth 2023.
When: Saturday, June 17, 2023 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Comanche Park #2, 2600 Rigsby Ave, San Antonio, TX 78222
How much: FREE

 Juneteenth Celebration at WCC/WCC Library

A family-friendly event for learning and community in celebration of Juneteenth. Not sure what Juneteenth events to go to? Celebrate here.
When: Saturday, June 17, 2023 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Westside Community Center, 2932 S IH Frontage Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130
How much: FREE

Freedom: A Gospel Celebration of Juneteenth

Freedom: A Gospel Celebration of Juneteenth

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Bexar County and the Tobin Center culminate Juneteenth 2023 with a celebration of gospel music. The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM) is proud to facilitate this event celebrating the emancipation of the enslaved here in Texas. SAAACAM is collaborating with the Gospel Haus and Museum to present the stories steeped in freedom and joy from San Antonio and Houston gospel music legends.
When: Monday, June 19, 2023 | 4:00 pm
Where: H-E-B Performance Hall, 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, TX 78205
How much: $10

2023 Annual Juneteenth Golf Tournament

The San Antonio Juneteenth Commission presents The Official Juneteenth Golf Tournament, one of the June teenth events to attend!
When: Monday, June 19, 2023 | 8:00 am
Where: 901 E Sonterra Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78258
How much: $175

Looking for other Juneteenth Events? Check out these articles – Houston Juneteenth Events, Juneteenth Galveston Events, Austin Juneteenth Events, and Juneteenth Boston Events.

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