GREAT LAWN/URBAN YOUTH ACADEMY AREA
12 PM/NOON Gospel Jubilee
2 PM Community Performances
Including Guest Personalities, Contests, and Giveaways
6:00 PM Kim Keys & Loc'd
7:00 PM Kevin Church Johnson
8:00 PM Pokey Bear
9:00 PM Sir Charles
**** ALL FREE ****
Trinity Liturgical Dance Ministry
The Kansas City Boys Choir
JuneteenthKC Youth Zone Activities
Saturday, June 17th | 12:00-5:00 pm
Stone Lion Puppets
Puppet Shows, GIANT puppets, and Puppet Creation workshops 1:00-4:00 pm
Puppet Show details--
Who’s In Rabbit’s House: Based on the Masai folk tale, Rabbit has a new guest...one he doesn't want! But he can’t figure out who it is, or where it is - all he knows is he wants it out! Join all the other village animals as they hunt for clues, solve the riddles, and give their ideas on solving this mystery. Interactive Puppet Fun!
Chalk Art Station
Face Painters, Pony Rides Balloon & Caricature Artists
Book Distributions 2:00-4:00 pm
hosted by Kansas City Public Library & Literacy KC
Story Tellers 1:00-3:00 pm
GIVEAWAYS & FAMILY FUN FOR THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY!!
-- HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT --
The JuneteenthKC Mobile app is now available in the iOS & Android App Store!!! Join the celebration by visiting the App Store and searching “JuneteenthKC”
Take your Juneteenth experience to a new level and download the app TODAY to:
View official JuneteenthKC events with direct GPS locations to special activities
Check out and follow our official vendors/sponsors
Find the location of your favorite vendors on the day of the festival
See our official line up & official hosts
Receive event updates and special notifications to prepare for upcoming engagements/activities AND MORE!!!!
DOWNLOAD TODAY & WATCH OUR CELEBRATION GROW—Updates made weekly!!
Support your favorite vendors by checking in at your favorite vendor booths. The vendor with the most check-ins on June 17th will receive a FREE booth space & premium package (including tent & table kit) for the 2024 JunteenthKC festival celebration!
Show your vendor some love by clicking the heart above your favorite vendors' page. The vendor with the most love will receive a FREE booth space & basic package for the 2024 JuneteenthKC Festival celebration.
@Gregg Klice Community Center 12:00-5:00 pm
Sponsored by the Office of Minority Health, Heartland Coca Cola, Target & Health Forward
Free fans, reusable water bottles, cooling packs and photo booth
Provided by Commerce Bank
Free light bulbs Provided by Evergy
Free bottled water & beverages provided by Heartland Coca Cola & Target
Free Ice Cream provided by Dairy Farmers of America 2:00-4:00 pm
Cooling Bus provided by KCATA (on Paseo outside of Gregg Klice)
@Black Archives of Mid-America 10:00-11:30 am
Join JuneteenthKC for this year's Brunch & Learn discussion which will revisit last year's conversation “the history of housing inequity in Kansas City and how to develop an action plan to advocate for dynamic changes within local communities” and provide newly developed resources that have been identified to make significant impacts within underserved communities.
Rise & Shine Workout with the Julee Jonez & the KC Cuties
@Jay Mcshann Pavilion (Behind The American Jazz Museum)
9:00 am Hip Hop Yoga
10:00 am Hip Hop Fitness
**FREE Workout Equipment, fitness gear, and personal training sessions for all pre-registered participants
Hosted by the Kansas City Public Library & Turn the Page KC 2:00-4:00 pm
@Black Archives of Mid-America INC 12:00-5:00 pm
Onyx Art Gallery
American Jazz Museum Atrium
Hosted by Black Space Black Art
Black Space Black Art is a collective of African American Visual Artists and African American owned businesses that create changing art galleries in non-traditional spaces in Kansas City, MO.