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Juneteenth Celebration 2024

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - June 23 @ 11:30 pm

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Join Us for a 5 day freedom celebration

Each year our organization holds a celebration honoring the day when slaves in Texas learned of their emancipation. The purpose of the celebration is to recognize this Texas holiday and to celebrate the history and accomplishments of Black Americans. The three-day activities include musical performances by artist, food vendors, children activities, parade, multicultural exhibits, a morning set aside for youth educational programs, a talent show, performances by children.

BCCO's Juneteenth Events

Wednesday, June 19, 2024




Juneteenth Kickoff – Woodson Park < click for directions

25th Anniversary Sponsor’s Reception Banquet – Invite Only

Thursday, June 20, 2024



Dallas Black Dancers – Ector Theatre < click for directions

All White Party – Odessa Marriott Hotel < click for directions
(Featuring Demola Tha Violinist & Jeter Jones) *This is a ticketed event*

Friday, June 21, 2024







Regina McKnight Volleyball Tournament – Ector College Prep Middle School < click for directions

Juneteenth Pageant – Blackshear Auditorium

Talent Search – Main Stage Woodson Park < click for directions

Landon Torbitt on the Saxophone – Woodson Park < click for directions

Kid’s Korner – Woodson Park < click for directions
(Under the Yellow Tents)

Saturday, June 22, 2024











Regina McKnight Volleyball Tournament – Ector College Prep Middle School < click for directions

Danny R. Wright Basketball Tournament – Permian

Youth in the Park (Youth Activities & Annual Picnic)

“Odessa Reconnect Saturday Fun Day”- Woodson Center < click for directions

Parade Line Up – (You must register to be in the parade)

Parade – No Entry Fee

Hometown Heroes – Main Stage Woodson Park < click for directions

Kid’s Korner – Woodson Park < click for directions (Under the Yellow Tents)

Shilo Band – Main Stage Woodson Park < click for directions

Sunday, June 23, 2024






Gospel Luncheon – Woodson Center < click for directions

Reflections of Blackshear Jr. & Sr. High School – Woodson Center < click for directions

Gospel Celebration – Guest Speaker Rev, Dr. M.D. Hood

Slack & Friends Band – Main Stage Woodson Park < click for directions

Previous Speakers

Pastor Bertrand M. Bailey

Pastor Bertrand M. Bailey

Creek District Baptist Association Moderator at NBC SSPD DCEAC Western Region Regional Coordinator and Senior Pastor/President at Saint Andrew Baptist Church of the Lord Jesus Christ

Pastor Eddie L. Jenkins

Pastor the Good Street Baptist Church Vice Moderator of Northwestern District Association President of Ministers Conference of the NW Region of the BM&E

Pastor Willis

Pastor Darren Willis

• Pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Odessa, Texas • Regional Special Assistant NW Region of BM&E of Texas, Inc. • VP NW Region Congress of BM&E, • President, Far-West Texas District Congress • Faculty Member of National Baptist Congress USA, Inc.

Previous Gospel Artists

Joshua Rogers

Joshua Rogers

Joshua Rogers (born March 22, 1994) is an American gospel singer who rose to prominence in 2012 when he became the first male and youngest winner of Black Entertainment Television's Sunday Best during the show's fifth season.

Zacardi Cortez

Zacardi Cortez

Zacardi Renye Louis Cortez is an American gospel musician and Christian artist.

Jor'Dan Armstrong

Jor'Dan Armstrong

Baton Rouge, Louisiana native, he is a singer-songwriter, producer, and actor who transcends the traditional approach to gospel music, and offers a fresh take that instantly hooks you in.

Fred Hammond

Fred Hammond

Grammy Award Winning Artist Architect behind the creation of a phenomenon in Gospel music, Urban Praise & Worship

Previous R&B Artists

Willie Clayton

Willie Clayton

Willie Clayton is a Mississippi-born singer who became a Chicago R&B and soul legend. Known for his emotional singing and contributions to the genre, he's celebrated for blending classic soul with contemporary sounds.

T.K. Soul

T.K. Soul

Louisiana-native TK Soul launched into the professional music scene in Atlanta, eventually founding Soulful Records and releasing "One Woman Man," which led to a successful solo career highlighted by several hit albums and singles, making a significant mark on the national R&B and soul music scene.

Jeter Jones

Jeter Jones

Jeter Jones, "The Kang of Trailride Blues," is a retired military veteran who began his music career in 2013. With a background in gospel, he's made a significant impact on Southern Soul Blues and runs his own label, Jones Boys Ent Worldwide. His work celebrates his deep musical roots and vibrant performances.


June 19 @ 12:00 pm
June 23 @ 11:30 pm
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Joann Davenport


Woodson Boys & Girls Club
1037 E Murphy St
Odessa, TX 79761 United States
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