2021 Juneteenth  Day Schedule
Saturday, June 19, 2021

 

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CARARAVAN PARADE - 11:00am
Starting at Wainwright School Parking Lot - 4200 Wainwright Ave, Lansing, MI

Ending at the Alfreda Schmidt Southside Community Center, 5825 Wise Road, Lansing, MI
 

JUNETEENTH FREEDOM FESTIVAL

ALFREDA SCHMIDT SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER

All activities take place outside of the Alfreda Schmidt Southside Community Center,

5825 Wise Road, Lansing, MI.

 

Saturday’s Ceremonial Hosts/Announcers:

Michael McFadden, Angela Matthews, Joshua Gillespie, and Melik Brown

 

 

Festival Opening Celebration – 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm

Featured Guests:
Baba Saleem
Worship Without Words presents Afro-Rhythms
Mayor Andy Schor
The Everett Singers
Best Dance Academy

Special Children’s Activities 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Gospel and Poetic Experience 1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Featured Guests:
DLG & Ms. RE (Gospel Duet)
Reesey (Solo/Poetic Expression
Jimmy Clark (Gospel/Jazz Keyboardist)

 

Juneteenth Culture Connection 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Featured Guests:
Alan Sloan (Jazz/Gospel Sax)
Sterling Armstrong’s Showcase & Hustle Dance Zone w/Sheila Carter

Soul Stirring Sounds 4:45-8:30
Featured Guests:
Tim Bowman, Jr. (Gospel Headliner)
Blu Mykals (Smooth Jazz)
Spoken Praise (Poetic Expression)
Deblon Jackson (Flutist)
Julius Austin & Friends (R&B Band)

 

Other Activities

Juneteenth Health Fair

Community Informational Booths

Vendors

 

Activities, performers, sequence of events and times listed are approximate and subject to change.