Winter Garden to host annual Juneteenth Community Celebration

The event takes place June 15 at the park at 1203 E. Plant St., Winter Garden.

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Join the city of Winter Garden and various partners from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, for its Juneteenth Community Celebration. The event takes place at the park at 1203 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, and will offer family activities, guest speakers, children’s performances, a kids zone and more.

Seating is limited, so guests are asked to take a lawn chair or blanket. Parking is available at the Healthy West Orange building, 1200 E. Plant St., across the street from the park. 

Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day, is June 19 and officially is recognized as a federal holiday.



Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.

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