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    LIST: Juneteenth celebrations in the Tri-Cities

    By Emily Hibbitts,

    2024-06-12

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    TRI-CITIES, Tenn./Va. (WJHL) — Juneteenth is a federal holiday celebrated on June 19 to commemorate the ending of slavery in the United States.

    Below are events happening throughout the region to celebrate the holiday.

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    Johnson City

    Juneteenth Brunch

    • Brunch and panel
    • June 19, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Langston Centre (224 East Myrtle Ave)
    • More information

    ETSU Juneteenth Celebration

    • Reflections on the history and purpose of Juneteenth. Open to the public.
    • June 18, 11:30 a.m.
    • East Tennessee State University Mary V. Jordan Multicultural Center (second floor of the D.P. Culp Student Center)

    Kingsport

    Community Festival

    • Food trucks, vendors, educational moments, interactive art, music and more
    • June 15, 1 – 9 p.m.
    • Downtown Kingsport
    • More information

    Greeneville

    Juneteenth Celebration

    • Live music, kid’s zone, food, activities and more
    • June 15, 4 – 7 p.m.
    • Bicentennial Park (200 North College Street)
    • More information

    Bristol, Virginia

    Juneteenth Festival

    • Live music
    • June 15, starting at 2 p.m.
    • Cumberland Square Park (210 Lee Street)
    • More information
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