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Juneteenth Festival set for June 17

Posted: Saturday, June 10, 2017 12:15 am

The eighth annual James Simmons Jr. Wharton County Juneteenth Festival arrives next Saturday, June 17, in downtown Wharton. The Juneteenth Parade begins at 10 a.m., with the festival slated for noon until midnight.

Last year’s headliner Grammy Award winning band ZAPP drew in a crowd of more than 10,000 people. This year’s headliner, Grammy Award winners Atlantic Starr, is expecting to draw an even bigger crowd.

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