Photos: Juneteenth Music Festival site still trashed a day later, organizer apologizes
Our Juneteenth Music Festival slide show depicts the fun and frolic associated with this venerable Denver event, which took place on Saturday. But afterward, there were a lot fewer smiles, and a lot more crinkled noses, because the streets where the fest took place were still piled with trash until yesterday evening -- much like the mess left by the High Times Cannabis Cup on Earth Day.
Big photos below.
The Juneteenth organizer has apologized for the now-resolved situation. See photos and a video below.
The day after the festival, a visitor to the Juneteenth Facebook page wrote, "As of 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, trash is everywhere up and down Welton. What a joke."
Accompanying this post were several photos, including this one....
...and this one....
...and this one:
Additionally, 9News heard from neighbors upset by the rubbish -- and one or more of them supplied photos as well. Here's one shot from the station's coverage....
How did organizer Norman Harris respond?
Continue for more about the trash left behind by the Juneteenth Music Festival, including additional photos and a video.