Magic 107.3 is a PROUD Sponsor of the Juneteenth KC 2019 Celebration events! We invite you to JOIN US for ALL of the festivities and share details on social with ALL your friends and family to come join us! Hosted annually within the 18th & Vine Historic District, Juneteenth KC is an annual celebration of the emancipation of slaves in America and provides the backdrop to pay tribute to the leaders of the Kansas City community.
JUNETEENTH PARADE SATURDAY JUNE 1st:
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
- Geico Cares: 18th & Woodland to 18th & Highland
- Magic 107.3: 8th & Highland to 18th & Vine
- KCP&L: 18th & Vine to 18th & Paseo
FIRST FRIDAY JUNE 7th:
18th & Highland to Vine and extending to the Gregg Klice Community Center–Parks & Recreation Great Lawn
FREE TO ENTER THE BLOCK COMMUNITY ART GALLERY HOSTED BY BLACK SPACE BLACK ART RETAIL & FOOD VENDORS LIVE PERFORMANCES, FREE YOUTH ACTIVITIES & MORE!
JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION EVENT
The spirit of African American Independence and Freedom will officially return to the Jazz District Saturday, June 15th from Noon-10:00 pm!!!
Join us for kc’s official JuneteenthKC festival celebration featuring KC’s best local live entertainment while enjoying free activities and fun for the entire family!!
Over 75 local/regional retail vendors and nonprofit vendors premiering their products and services for the entire greater Kansas City community!!