MEDIA ADVISORY: Kent State Hosts Juneteenth Jubilee on Saturday, June 18

In honor of Juneteenth National Independence Day, a federal holiday, Kent State University’s Juneteenth Jubilee will be held Saturday, June 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Manchester Field on the Kent Campus. This event is free and open to the public.

Kent State’s Juneteenth Jubilee will include vendors, live performances, face painting, head wrapping demonstration, music and dancing. It will also feature a showcase of Black business owners in the community.

The university intends to make the Juneteenth Jubilee an annual event.

For more information about Kent State’s Juneteenth Jubilee, visit

Saturday, June 18
11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Kent State University
Manchester Field (the large green space between the Kent Student Center and Eastway Center on the Kent Campus)
Kent, Ohio

Eric Mansfield,, 330-672-2797
Emily Vincent,, 330-672-8595

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POSTED: Monday, June 13, 2022 04:06 PM
UPDATED: Saturday, May 18, 2024 10:02 PM
University Communications and Marketing