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37th Annual Juneteenth Folklife Celebration

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Juneteenth Folklife Celebration, Opelousas, Louisiana

The Juneteenth Folklife Celebration highlights the folk art, heritage and traditions of African-American culture in St. Landry Parish. This celebration is to pay tribute to the date when Texas slaves first heard the news of their freedom. Under the Farmer’s Market Pavilion in Opelousas, the Zydeco Capital of the World, you will be able to listen to live music featuring Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie and Goldman Thibodeaux. There will also be traditional Native American dancing by the Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe.

As this is a family friendly event, no alcohol is sold or allowed on site.

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