Juneteenth 2023: How Houston celebrated

FOX 26’s Natalie Hee shares a look at how Houstonians celebrated the relatively new federal holiday commemorating when Texans learned about the end of slavery in the United States.

Houstonians attend Juneteenth Parade despite heat

This weekend, we're celebrating Juneteenth and for those who don't know, it stands for June 19. on the day in 1865, the last enslaved Africans in this country learned they had been freed. FOX 26's Shelby Rose was at the Juneteenth Parade in Houston where hundreds showed up despite the heat.

HBCU Alumni Reunion Block Party happening June 17

There are plenty of events celebrating Juneteenth in Houston, including the HBCU Alumni Reunion Block Party. The founder and local business owners gives us a small taste of what they have to offer at their block party on June 17. Make sure to get your tickets!

Juneteenth events across the Houston area.

Juneteenth is just around the corner and there's plenty of events in Houston and Galveston to celebrate the entire weekend. From live music to picnics in the park, we have the full list of Juneteenth events on our website Fox26.com or you can scan the QR code at the bottom of your screen.