Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration
    Dates: June 19, 2023
    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Price: Free
    Address: 317 N. Jefferson Ave., Covington, LA 70433
    Phone: (225) 505-3030

The City of Covington and One Covington - Future Leaders of Louisiana invite you to join their annual celebration of Juneteenth on Monday, June 19, 2023, in downtown Covington.

The day's events kicks off with a Freedom Parade through downtown Covington at 10 a.m. Parade lineup starts at 9 a.m. at Peter Atkins Park, 701 N. Tyler St. Covington, and follows a route to Fuhrmann Auditorium, 317 N. Jefferson Ave.

A program and resource fair follows, beginning with a ceremony at 11:30 a.m. The program features speakers and spoken word performances, as well as a vendor fair, arts and crafts, a maypole dance and a roundtable discussion. 

All events are free and open to the public. Sponsorships are available.

Coordinators also host the Mr. and Miss Juneteenth competition and a fashion show with models age 10 and up, held Friday, June 16 at Fuhrmann Auditorium. For details and information on how to participate, follow their Facebook page.

For more information, contact Covington Councilman Peter Lewis at (225) 505-3030 or onecovingtonfll@yahoo.com

Juneteenth: Empowering - Educating - Entertaining

317 N Jefferson Ave.
Tel: (985) 867-1206
Fuhrmann Auditorium is a 15,762-square-foot venue inside the Greater Covington Center. It includes a stage, a baby grand… Read More
Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration