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2021

CAPITOL CITY KICK-OFF

Juneteenth

Opening Program

Thursday, June 17

Virtual Event

 

The 17th Annual State of Michigan

Juneteenth Freedom Day

Recognition! Kick-off Ceremony & Essay/Scholarship Awards Program

Live Stream - 7pm

Public Service Announcements & Negro League Tribute

Friday, June 18

Virtual Event

Video Release on Social Media Platforms

Join us for the official start of the Lansing Juneteenth Celebration Weekend. Our keynote speaker on Thursday, June 17 is Heaster Wheeler, Assistant Secretary of State for Michigan.

Additionally, the ceremony will include talented community performers and presenters.

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The 2021

African-American Caravan Parade

Saturday, June 19 - 11am

 

This year's African-American Parade is a Caravan (vehicles only). 

The parade route goes from Wainwright School to the Alfreda Schmidt  Southside Community Center.  It will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Public Viewing is welcome and encouraged along the Caravan route. We are looking to see your smiling faces as we pass by your neighborhood street. We will be waving and smiling. Please join us in the celebration of Juneteenth.

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The 2021 Lansing Juneteenth Festival

Saturday, June 19 - 12pm

 

The 28th Anniversary Juneteenth Festival begins at noon, following the parade outside of the Alfreda Schmidt  Southside Community Center (5825 Wise Rd, Lansing, MI).

 

Activities include live Jazz, Blues, R&B, and Gospel music, plus food and merchandise vendors, children’s activities, a health fair,
educational exhibits, and more.

The musical lineup include a talented group of new and experienced performers, featuring Gospel Recording Artist Tim Bowman, Jr.

THANK YOU 2021 JUNETEENTH SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS!

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The Lansing Juneteenth Celebration is a

Greater Lansing Festival Alliance Member