Rock Hill celebrates freedom of slaves in South during Juneteenth
Rock Hill is ready to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend as it gears up for the annual festival complete with food trucks, art and music.
Juneteenth celebrates the announcement of abolition on June 19, 1865, in Texas, and the end of slavery in the South.
Rock Hill’s annual Juneteenth celebration kicks off with food trucks and a free concert in Fountain Park starting at 6 p.m. Friday.
Juneteenth Freedomfest continues on Saturday at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church from 11 a.m. to 3 p..m.
For more information, visit juneteenthrockhill.com.