Juneteenth Heritage Festival Calendar


(Tentative Schedule)

City of Grambling, LA

June 11 – 17, 2017

Title Sponsor:  Suddenlink Communications

Sunday June 11


1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Opening Ceremony and Luncheon, Presentation of Colors

Songs – Strong Towers

Keynote Speaker: TBA

Black and Gold Room – Favrot Student Union Building: on the campus of Grambling State University


4:00 PM Black Poetry Contest

Grambling Community Center


Monday June 12


10:00 AM – 3:00 PMKirby Kangaroo Financial Reality Fair

Grambling Community Center

Sponsored by Shreveport Federal Credit Union


6 PMHistory of Grambling

Grambling Community Center


Tuesday June 13


            7:00 PM Performance by the Boys & Girls Club of North Central LA

Performing Arts Building: On the campus of Grambling State University


Wednesday June 14


5:00 PM Economic Empowerment Workshop

Grambling Community Center

6:00 PM Old Fashioned Prayer Meeting

Grambling Community Center


Thursday June 15


8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Health Walk

Grambling State University Track and Field


9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Health & Wellness Community Health Fair

Grambling Community Center


Friday June 16


9:00 AM – 1:00 PM    Bake Off

Grambling Community Center


9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Get Out and Fish

Grambling City Park


11 AM – 3:00 PMFish Fry $8.00

Grambling Community Center


Watermelon Feast


7:00 PM – 9:00 PM    Miss Juneteenth Pageant

Nursing Building: On the campus of Grambling State University



Saturday June 17


10:00 AM – Parade – Grand Marshall Willis Reed


11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Essay Winners

Music, Live Entertainment (R&B & Blues), Vendors, Car Show,

Adult/Children’s Games & Activities

Grambling Park


7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Wine Tasting

Grambling Community Center

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