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Freedom Days 2009
 Juneteenth to the Fourth of July

July 05, 2009 -- Captain Greg, Kathy & Grayson Goodwin of The Garden Cat Cottage won second place at the Galveston Fourth of July Parade. More
July 04, 2009 -- Kemah Mayor Matt Wiggins and the Kemah City Council hosted the annual Fourth of July Parade. More
July 03, 2009 -- A variety of parades, fireworks displays, concerts and other entertainment is scheduled for the Fourth of July weekend in Baytown, Beaumont, Bridge City, Dickinson, Friendswood, Fulshear, Galveston, Gilchrist, Houston, Kemah, La Marque, La Porte, Orange, Port Arthur, Rosenberg, Sugar Land, Texas City and throughout the Gulf Coast Region. More
July 03, 2009 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers released tips on ways to stay safe in the water over the Fourth of July holiday and throughout the summer. More
July 03, 2009 -- The Houston Parks and Recreation Department announced that traffic will be heavy in Hermann Park over the July 4 weekend and "urges patrons to carpool or ride METRO’s bus system or METRORail, which goes right past Hermann Park". More
July 03, 2009 -- Sue Davis with Top Dog Fireworks announced that all aerial fireworks are legal to buy this season. More
July 02, 2009 -- Pasadena Parks and Recreaton Department on Wednesday announced additional details about its annual 4th Fest at the Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds. More
June 29, 2009 -- A variety of fireworks displays, concerts and other entertainment is lined up for the Fourth of July holiday in the Gulf Coast Region. More
June 26, 2009 -- American spirit takes center stage at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion with the return of the annual Star-Spangled Salute July 3 at 8 p.m. More
June 24, 2009 -- Mack Hayes has published a special video, AMERICA IS ME - Anthem for "We the People" a - Tea Party salute, as a special Fourth of July offering. More
June 24, 2009 -- The City of Alvin will host its Fourth of July fireworks display at Alvin Community College. More
June 22, 2009 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will join the City of Beaumont for its annual Fourth of July Celebration Concert at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
June 22, 2009 -- The City of Beaumont will host Fourth of July festivities at Riverfront Park. More
June 19, 2009 -- Galveston’s Mary Moody Northen Endowment awarded a grant to help fund the recent Underground Railroad Reenactment, a project of Galveston Historical Foundation’s African-American History Committee. More
June 19, 2009 -- Ashton Villa in Galveston was the site of the major event of Juneteenth, the celebration of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation to the slaves of Texas on June 19, 1865. More
June 19, 2009 -- Pyrotechnics by Lamb will direct and produce the annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in East Texas. More
June 17, 2009 -- Houston Vice Mayor Pro-Tem and City Council Member Sue Lovell honored the two new Juneteenth Pageant titleholders, Miss Juneteenth Shaquitra Johnson and Little Miss Juneteenth Sarai Robinson, in a ceremony at Houston City Hall. More
June 17, 2009 -- The Making of the Underground Railroad, a Galveston Historical Foundation program for students 8 to 12 years of age that is held each year in conjunction with the Galveston-wide celebration of Juneteenth, will be held on Thursday at Garten Verein Pavilion and Kempner Park. More
June 17, 2009 -- The Texas Association of Campground owners has set up a special section on www.TexasCampgrounds.com highlighting parks that still have available RV and tent sites and cabins for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. More
June 16, 2009 -- A Gulf Coast Juneteenth, Houston's Juneteenth Celebration, will be held at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Herman Park on Friday, June 19. More
June 16, 2009 -- Juneteenth activities are in full swing in Galveston, where Texas slaves first learned of the Emancipation Proclamation on June 19, 1865. More
June 15, 2009 -- The City of Pasadena is seeking volunteers for its annual "4th Fest", which will be held on July 4 at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
June 11, 2009 -- The City of Kemah will host the annual Kemah Parade on July 4. More
June 09, 2009 -- The Al Edwards’ National Juneteenth USA Association will be celebrating the Juneteenth Emancipation Proclamation prayer vigil and breakfast at Galveston’s historic Ashton Villa on June 19. More
June 09, 2009 -- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Legacy Community Health Services will provide free HIV testing at the Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival on Saturday at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
June 05, 2009 -- The Fourth of July Steering Committee and the City of Friendswood will host the 114th annual Friendswood Fourth of July Celebration. More
June 03, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood is accepting parade and booth applications to be processed by the Fourth of July Steering Committee in preparation for the 114th annual Fourth of July Celebration. More
June 03, 2009 -- Stringfellow Orchards will host its Fourth Annual Juneteenth Family Day Celebration on June 13 at the Stringfellow home in Hitchcock. More
June 02, 2009 -- Houston Mayor Bill White today announced the 2009 Freedom Over Texas With Fireworks Presented By Shell celebration that will be free to the public this year beginning at 4 p.m. on the Fourth of July in Eleanor Tinsley Park. More
June 02, 2009 -- The Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival will be held on June 13 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
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