By Anica Padilla

DENVER (CBS4) — The Juneteenth parade in Denver stepped off on Saturday — kicking off a new national holiday promoting equality and inclusion. People have marched in Denver’s annual parade for decades, but this year, for the first time, Juneteenth is a federal holiday.

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Events will be happening all weekend long in Denver to celebrate Juneteenth, the day celebrated as the end of slavery in the United States.

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Don’t miss out on the celebration! Here’s a list of all the Juneteenth events this weekend: https://denver.cbslocal.com/2021/06/16/guide-denvers-juneteenth-celebrations/.

Anica Padilla