As the official Juneteenth Festival of the Greater Lansing area, the Lansing Juneteenth Celebration presents the legacy of this African-American experience to ethnically diverse audiences through education and entertainment. The Lansing Juneteenth Committee also serves as hosts of the State of Michigan Juneteenth Recognition program.


Your financial contribution will go a long way towards continuing this great Lansing tradition.


Lansing Mayor - Andy Schor

Important News About the

2020 Juneteenth Celebration:

The Lansing Juneteenth 2020 Celebration and all activities: the Essay/Scholarship Contest, Ceremony Programs, the Parade, the Saturday Freedom Park Celebration all have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Executive Order that has been extended and is subject to change that public gatherings are not allowed and restricted.


We appreciate the support of the Greater Lansing Community and Region for all the years of support of this celebration.

The Lansing Juneteenth Committee is preparing a special Tribute in honor of Juneteenth Day and will be circulating a PSA on local public media sources  and social media on Friday, June 19, 2020 on Juneteenth Day.

Additional information of our Tribute as we recognize and promote the history of Juneteenth with  the National Day of Observance of Juneteenth is being prepared. More information will soon follow.

Marilyn Plummer, Chair & Members of Lansing Juneteenth Celebration Committee and The Progressive Empowerment Education Resource Service/PEERS Board of Directors

Juneteenth, Celebrating Freedom
Be sure to pick up a copy of Julian Van Dyke's latest book "Juneteenth, Celebrating Freedom."
Julian Van Dyke is well known writer, painter and actor from the Lansing area.  Julian is a long-time supporter of Juneteenth in Lansing. His artwork is also spotlighted in the Lansing Juneteenth logo.
Visit to learn more!


The Lansing Juneteenth Celebration is a

Greater Lansing Festival Alliance Member

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