Juneteenth 2019

Celebration will take place Friday, June 14 through Saturday, June 22

Juneteenth ICT armbands are available for:

$5 for ages 8+

$3 for ages 7 and under

 

Armbands serve as entry to all events for the week except the Wichita Natural Hair Expo.

Purchase your armbands at any Juneteenth Event!

 

Sunday, June 16 - 2nd Annual Father’s Day Recognition

Sponsored by The Center

The following fathers and father figures were recognized:

 

1.    Adrian Bolder

2.    Jermane C. Milton

3.    Kareem Collins

4.    Robert Echols

5.    William Vann

6.    Riccardo Harris

7.    Rudy Love Sr

8.    Robert Johnson

9.    Robert Lounds

10. Sherdeill Breathett Sr

11. Quinton Gilliard* (Special Recognition, September 18, 1979 - November 7, 2016)

Friday, June 21 - Sounds of Juneteenth ICT - Historic McAdams Park

Join us for a wonderful evening of spoken word, musical guests, great local foods and a first ever beer garden for Juneteenth.

We recommend bringing a lawn chair as well!

Location: McAdams Park Rec. Center (1329 E 16th St N, Wichita, KS 67214)

 

 

Saturday, June 22 - Parade 

Sponsored by Wichita State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion 

 

Parade begins at 10:00am!

Begins at the intersection of 17th and Hillside just south of Wichita State University and heads west along 17th street all the way to the historic McAdams Park!

 

Saturday, June 22 - Park Celebration

Juneteenth Senior Breakfast (10am)

Sponsored by Westar Energy (an Evergy Company)

Must be 65+ with Juneteenth ICT Armband. RSVP by Saturday June 8, 2019 at juneteenthict1@gmail.com 

Park Celebration begins at 11:00am

Several entertainment acts throughout the day, vendors, food, fun, beer garden and DJ Richy on the 1's and 2's all day!

 

Main Stage Lineup

11:00am - Park Opens

11:30 - Noon - Road to Hautness

Noon - 12:30pm - Topeka High School Marching Band

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Showtime at R-Pollo

1:30pm - 2:00pm - Independent Artists

2:00pm - 3:00pm - Sounds of DJ Richy 

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Gospel Hour 

4:00pm - 5:00pm - Sounds of DJ Richy

5:00pm - 6:00pm - Greek Showcase

6:00pm - 6:30pm - Midwest ConneXion

6:30pm - 7:30pm - Kevin Harrison & Friends

7:30pm - 8:15pm - Natasha Houston

Juneteenth Kid's Corner

Sponsored by Wichita Public Schools USD 259

Kid's Corner Lineup

Noon - 1:00pm - Storytime Village

Noon - 3:00pm - Stem Circuit Challenge

1:00pm - 1:30pm - Pitch on the fly

1:30pm - 3:30pm - Griots Drumming Circle & Storytime

2:30pm - 4:30pm - Urban Gardening

Location: McAdams Park Rec. Center Gym (1329 E 16th St N, Wichita, KS 67214)

Food Court sponsored by The Wichita Regional Chamber and W/ A Community of Young Professional’s

Annual Juneteenth ICT Celebration