Juneteenth Celebration Kicks Off This Weekend in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - This weekend kicks off the annual Juneteenth celebration in Odessa.

The three day celebration is held to honor the day when slaves in Texas learned of their freedom.

Festivities include pageants, parades, comedy shows and of course food

It will take place at the Blackshear auditorium in Odessa.