Reedy Chapel AME Church celebrates the holiday with a free Juneteenth Family Fun Day in Galveston.

See the history with guided tours of Reedy Chapel AME, “a national historic landmark,” activities for the kids to enjoy, and an emancipation march to end the day.

Other activities include bounce houses, face painting, a live DJ, vendors, and more.

This event was rescheduled from Juneteenth, June 19, 2024 due to inclement weather.

Galveston Island: The Birthplace of Juneteenth

When you visit Galveston this summer, you’ll be coming home to where it all began as the island hosts many events and festivities celebrating Juneteenth—a holiday that originated in the historic beach town.

In addition to special events, commemorations and celebrations in June, the island has numerous landmarks, destinations, and other ways to reflect on the legacy of Juneteenth throughout the year.


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