By 1812Blockhouse

Mansfield is set to celebrate Juneteenth with a grand festival and parade on Saturday, June 15. The event, organized by the Princess Endowment Inc., promises a day filled with activities and entertainment for all ages, rain or shine.

Event Highlights

The celebration kicks off with a parade at 10:00 AM, followed by the festival starting at 11:00 AM in Central Park, Downtown Mansfield. Attendees can look forward to:

  • Live Music: Enjoy performances from local bands and musicians.
  • Health Fair: Access free health screenings and wellness information.
  • Line Dance: Join in the fun with line dancing sessions.
  • Food & Wine Tasting: Savor a variety of culinary delights and wine selections.
  • Book Signing: Meet local authors and get your favorite books signed.
  • Vendor Marketplace: Explore unique items from local vendors.
  • Kids Zone: A dedicated area with activities and games for children.
  • Kids Haircuts: Free haircuts for kids.
  • Scholarship Drawing: Participate in a drawing for educational scholarships.
  • Gift Raffles: Win exciting prizes through various raffles.

Sponsors and Support

This event is made possible by the generous support of several sponsors, including:

  • FirstEnergy
  • Gary Feagin State Farm
  • Mechanics Bank
  • OhioHealth
  • Mansfield/Richland County Public Library
  • Park National Bank
  • U.S. Army

Community Engagement

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. This celebration in Mansfield aims to honor this significant day in history while fostering community spirit and cultural awareness.

Get Involved

For more details about the event, contact the organizers at [email protected] or call 419-610-6334. Join the Mansfield community for a day of celebration, culture, and unity.

Key Points to Remember

  • Date: Saturday, June 15
  • Location: Central Park, Downtown Mansfield, OH
  • Parade Time: 10:00 AM
  • Festival Time: 11:00 AM

Celebrate Juneteenth with your community in Mansfield and enjoy a day full of activities, entertainment, and cultural appreciation.

Image by Riki32 from Pixabay

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