Monday, July 15, 2024

York County’s Juneteenth Event Scheduled for Saturday

Last year’s Juneteenth Celebration. (York County Public Affairs)

YORKTOWN — York County’s third annual Juneteenth celebration is slated for Saturday, June 15 at the McReynolds Athletic Complex in Yorktown.

The free event takes place from 3 to 8 p.m. and will feature Radio Host and MC Doc Christian of The Groove 101.9 and music by DJ General XO. The band Slapnation performs from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by Movies in the Park at 8:30 p.m. featuring The Little Mermaid (2023).

Other highlights include:

  • Children’s activities
  • Bounce house
  • Community groups and guest speakers
  • Food trucks and concessions to purchase, and
  • Free popcorn

Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating. The county stresses this is an alcohol-free event.

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