Celebrate Juneteenth 2009 as an Official State Holiday
The Central Area Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join in
celebrating Juneteenth 2009, the first year as an official Washington
State Holiday. A series of events during the weekend of June 19th,
20th and 21st have been planned to commemorate the love, peace and joy
that the enforcement of Emancipation Proclamation brought to Texas on
June 19, 1865.
Friday, June 19th, will feature a a Dogs on Parade Fashion Show.
Families and youth are invited to an ice cream social with games and
activities for all. Included in the festivities will be Grand
Juneteenth Teen Education Pageant.
The Annual Parade will begin at noon on Saturday, June 20th followed
by food, vendor booths, jazz, and guest speakers. The entertainment
will include Grammy Award winner hip hop producer and performer,
Enjoy live gospel music and praise dancing on Sunday.
Events for each day begin at noon in Pratt Park.. Meet and greet your
For more information onto reserving a booth or to join the parade
call 206-322-8296 or 206-325-2864 or contact the Chamber at 2108 East Madison Street,
Seattle, WA, 98112.