Celebrate Freedom at 19th Annual Juneteenth Cookout
ST. CLOUD -- A night of food, games and music is going on tonight (Friday) as the 19th annual Juneteenth picnic is celebrated in St. Cloud.
The event will feature a cookout, kids' activities, arts and crafts, and other entertainment.
Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of slaves in Texas on June 13th-19th, 1865 -- more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued.
The picnic runs from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Riverside Park in St. Cloud.