Juneteenth Parade June 26, 2020 - 11:32 Posted in: Photo Gallery Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, dating back to 1865. The Grimes County 19th of June Association is the longest running celebration of Juneteenth in Grimes County. The celebration experienced changes due to COVID-19 but the 80th annual parade continued,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!