The 8th Annual JuneteenthKC Festival Celebration officially returns to the 18th & Vine Historic Jazz District Saturday, June 15th from Noon-10:00 pm.

The City of Kansas City and counties throughout the Mid-West region are invited to join this historic celebration that features Kansas City's best local live entertainment and free activities for the entire family! Attendees are invited to explore local businesses and service agencies throughout the district in addition to OVER 50 local/regional retail vendors and nonprofit vendors premiering their products/services.

Festival Schedule

Great Lawn

  • Youth Activity Zone

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    • FREE Pony Rides • FREE Tiny Town Petting Zoo • Buffalo Soldier Training Camp • Giant Hamster Wheel w/ FREE Snow Cones • Face painting & MORE!!

Main Stage

  • Gospel Jubilee

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    Hosted by Darron Story
    featuring:
    • Memorial Church International Choir • Second Baptist Church Choir • Macedonia Baptist Church Choir • US Postal Choir • KC Mass Choir • Little Troy Sanders and more!!

  • Community Performances

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  • Official Remarks Ceremony

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  • Main Stage Acts

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    Featuring: • JaySoul • ChurchBoii • Love MaeC • Lee Langston • And More!!

Gregg Klice Community Center

American Jazz Museum

  • Community Art Gallery

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  • Storytime with Brother John

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    Interactive storytelling and children\'s book giveaway. Located in the WeeBoop room.

Gem Theater

  • Little Legacies Youth Vendor Zone

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  • Connecting the Legacies Hip Hop Showcase

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  • Soul Sessions Awards Show

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