Join ACC’s 2023 Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth commemorates the announcement of the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865 — two and a half years after the official Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln. ACC honors this special day of freedom, achievement, and reflection by welcoming the community onto our campus to learn and celebrate.

Join ACC’s 2023 Juneteenth Celebration at the Eastview Campus on Friday, June 16, and invite your friends, family, and colleagues to participate in this important day. Hosted by the African American Cultural Center at ACC, the communitywide Juneteenth celebration will include music, games, live performances, and more.


Date: Friday, June 16
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: ACC Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd., Austin, TX 78702 (Map)

Activities for the day include:

  • Line dancing
  • Live performances 
  • Game truck
  • Dunking booth
  • Face painting
  • Lawn games
  • Riverbat kids station
  • ACC and community resources
  • Voter registration 

In addition to the day of celebration, ACC will observe the historic day. The college will be closed on Monday, June 19. All campuses and activities will reopen and resume their normal schedules Tuesday, June 20. 

For more information, visit the Juneteenth website at


Visit the Juneteenth Padlet wall to share how you contribute to the celebration of Juneteenth, or Freedom Day. All are welcome to share thoughts, news, feelings, and pictures.

Share your thoughts in the Juneteenth padlet wall.

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