Juneteenth Freedom Parade & Market

June 03, 2023


Monroe LA 71201

As part of the Juneteenth weekend kick-off, the Juneteenth Freedom Parade will take place on Saturday, June 3. Line up will be at 8:00 AM and the start time is 10:00 AM. The theme is "Re-Discovering Our Roots."  The parade route starts at the Monroe Civic Center then to South 11th Street, to Manassas Street, to Desiard Street, and to North Stanley Avenue by Eastgate.

Later that day the Freedom Market will be taking place from 5:00-9:00 PM at the Downtown River Market.  The Monroe Regional Black Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Juneteenth Freedom Day Market Saturday, June 3, at the Downtown River Market. This will be a grand celebration of African American culture. Enjoy delicious food, local vendors, and live entertainment!