Free, annual Juneteenth celebration will be held Saturday in Oroville

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, dating back to 1865.

Posted: Jun 13, 2019 11:33 AM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States, dating back to 1865.

The African American Family and Culture Center is hosting its 7th annual celebration on Saturday, June 15, in Oroville. 

The celebration features live music and performances, food vendors, information booths, raffles and more. 

The event is free to all guests. 

For those interested in attending, the celebration will be held at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Oroville from 3 - 7 p.m. on Saturday. 

For more information, call 530-532-1205. 

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