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Juneteenth celebrations planned in Lawton, Duncan

Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 1:57 PM CDT
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LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Just after President Joe Biden signed it into law making Juneteenth a federal holiday, there are a couple of local Juneteenth celebrations planned in southwest Oklahoma.

One celebration is planned at the George M Lee Park in Lawton’s Ranch Oaks Saturday.

The event kicks off at noon and runs until 6.

There will be music, free food, vendors, games, snow cones and a basketball tournament with a cash prize.

Duncan will host an annual Juneteenth celebration at Douglas Park Saturday from noon until 10 p.m.

Attendees can enjoy music, free food, vendors and a car show.

Both events are open to the public.

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