The JuneteenthKC parade is the inaugural event that kicks off a month long celebration.  Each year gets bigger and better as we celebrate the spirit of African-American pride and freedom while marching through the heart of the 18th and Vine District.

Parade lineup at 10:30 AM.  Parade begins at 11:00 AM.

Parade Route

Grove Park to 19th and Vine.  Majority of the parade will take place on E. 18th Street between Benton Blvd and Vine Street.

Lawn chairs and umbrellas are welcome!  Find a seat and then check out our sponsor booths.  Each parade sponsor is hosting a block of our parade route with information, giveaways and more!

  • Stacy Shaw Law: 18th & Michigan to 18th & Woodland
  • Magic 107.3: 8th & Highland to 18th & Vine
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