The Annual Juneteenth Community Ballgame
Join us for this fun community event! The annual softball game will be played on Saturday, June 10 at Benjamin Davis Park from 2pm - 4pm. In addition to the friendly rivalry of the game, there will be a tribute the Negro Leagues. Juneteenth vendors will also at the park.
2023 Capitol City
Kick-off Ceremony &
The 19th Annual State of Michigan
Juneteenth Freedom Day Recognition!
Thursday, June 15
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Lansing Community College
Gannon Center Building
411 North Grand Avenue, Lansing
Join us for the official start of the Lansing Juneteenth Celebration Weekend. Our keynote speaker is the honorable Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kyra Harris Bolden.
A highlight of the evening will be the announcement of the winners of the Mr. Cordell Henderson Essay Competition & Scholarship Program. Additionally, the ceremony will include talented community performers and presenters.
Join us for the
The parade will take place on Saturday, June 17 and will kick off at 11:00 am. The starting point is J.W. Sexton High School, 102 S. McPherson Avenue, Lansing, Michigan.
The 2023 Grand Marshals are Mr. Alan Haller (V.P. & Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at MSU) and Mr. James E. Bibbs (distinguished retired athletic coach).
Visit the PARADE page to learn more about our grand marshals and to view the parade route
The Lansing Juneteenth Committee and
RUN THA CITY 517
invite you to participate in the
Bring your favorite fitness friends and coworkers out for this spectacular event, Saturday, June 17 at 8:30am.
You can also sponsor or donate to support the event.
Visit the Lansing Juneteenth 5K Website to sign-up or get more details.
JUNETEENTH FREEDOM FESTIVAL
at St. Joseph Park
2125 W. HILLSDALE ST, LANSING
Friday, June 16
Activities from 4pm to 8pm
Saturday, June 17
Main Stage Activities Begin at Noon
View the Full Weekend Schedule
Alexander Zonjic & Friends
Jazz Flutist and Radio Personality
The Lansing Juneteenth Celebration is a
Greater Lansing Festival Alliance Member