Fairfield’s first Juneteenth parade ends in big celebration

Photos by Mike Fanning & Barbara Ball

WINNSBORO – It was the first Juneteenth parade in Fairfield County and the biggest parade downtown Winnsboro has seen in years.

With over a hundred entries, the parade entertained as it floated up Congress Street featuring organizations, elected officials, dancing girls, beauty queens, the Jamal Temple go-carts, a band, car clubs music and colorful balloons everywhere.

Organizers were Sylvia Harrison, Kolisa Willingham and the Coalition of Fairfield.

Coalition of Fairfield members cutting the cake, from left: Rachel Boyd, Moses Bell, Joseph Williams, Earl Green, James McGraw, Sylvia Harrison and Kolisa Willingham-Douglas
Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church

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