Houston is going big this year with Juneteenth celebrations. Want to enjoy fireworks before the 4th of July? You can at Juneteenth Culture Fest & Celebration of Freedom. At this huge multi-location festival, you can celebrate the cultural and historical significance of Juneteenth through music, art, food, and Black-owned businesses for an entire weekend (June 14-16). Mark your calendars and come to enjoy with family and friends!


Free Concerts at Miller Outdoor Theatre

June 14 & 15, 2024

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Miller Outdoor Theatre will feature a poignant exploration of Black music’s evolution in this year’s presentation of Juneteenth: A Musical Journey Through Eras. From classic R&B to Gospel, Blues, and Hip-Hop, this production highlights the heartfelt lyrics that echo social upheavals and the quest for equality while also paying homage to the indomitable spirit of Black communities and the diverse expressions of Black artistry. 

Friday, June 14 – 8:15 p.m. - The journey begins with a musical retrospective spanning 1960 to 1980, spotlighting the smooth sounds, raw emotions, introspection, and reflection of struggles during the Civil Rights Movement.


Erin Stevenson
Erin Stevenson

Saturday, June 15 – 8:15 p.m. - The second evening spotlights the 1980s through the 2000s, with a focus on the eras' blending of powerful force and gritty narratives that chronicle the realities of urban life and systemic injustices—all to infectious beats.


Juneteenth Fest at Avenida Houston & Discovery Green

June 16, 2024 4-9 p.m.

The C.I.T.Y. Band

This year both Avenida Houston and Discovery Green will activate with a series of events commemorating Juneteenth and the end of slavery. This family-friendly event will offer multiple genres of live music, top DJ’s, art, games, BLCK Market vendors, health and fitness activations, food trucks, fireworks and much more. Participants can enjoy some of Houston’s top entertainment, while also supporting local artists and businesses.


Freedom Main Stage Lineup (Discovery Green) / Hosted by KTSU 90.9FM: Donna Franklin and Chilly Bill Smith

4:15 p.m. - Rhonda McLemore & Friends

5:20 p.m. - Rhonda McLemore Gospel

5:30 p.m. - The Tina Turnup Xperience featuring Myra Washington

6:50 p.m. - Mallory

7:00 p.m. - Neesha Cortez

8:00 p.m. - Skylar Bliss

8:10 p.m. - The C.I.T.Y. Band (photo above)


Vibe Lounge (Avenida Houston) - Hosted by DJ Lefty



4:45 p.m. – Kiland (photo)                                                                                     

5:45 p.m. – KTSU Sports Talk Live

7:00 p.m. – KTSU Impact Houston Live

8:15 p.m. – Kiland

Discovery Green

Houston’s Culture Stage & Health Zone (Discovery Green)

Health and Fitness Activations – Yoga, Pilates, Zumba and more

The Fun Zone powered by Field Dates (Discovery Green)

Laser Tag, Soccer, Darts, Inflatables, Large Games and more

BLCK Market (Avenida Houston)


Market at Discovery Green

100 black-owned entrepreneurs, artists, designers and vendors offering a variety of products, arts and crafts.

8:55 p.m. – FIREWORKS FINALE!!!

All performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre, Avenida Houston and Discovery Green are free, so don’t miss the unforgettable Juneteenth: A Musical Journey Through Eras at Miller Outdoor Theatre and the Juneteenth Culture Fest at Avenida Houston and Discovery Green. Houston First Corporation proudly presents both celebrations and invites everyone to come together, to be inspired and entertained, while paying tribute to the contributions of African Americans.

Avenida in the Evening

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