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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 &

Essay/Scholarship

Awards Program  

 

The 19th Annual State of Michigan

Juneteenth Freedom Day Recognition!

Thursday, June 15

5:30pm - 7:30pm

 

Lansing Community College

Downtown Campus

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

2023

AFRICAN AMERICAN

PARADE

 

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

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The Lansing Juneteenth Committee and

RUN THA CITY 517

invite you to participate in the

JUNETEENTH 5K

Run/Walk/Roll!

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.

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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

Featured Music

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Alexander Zonjic & Friends

Jazz Flutist and Radio Personality

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James

Lloyd

Jazz Keyboardist

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Minister

Joe Brown

Gospel Rapper

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Kasan

Belgrave

Saxophonist

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The Lansing Juneteenth Celebration is a

Greater Lansing Festival Alliance Member

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