Our Past
Our Future

Manhattan Juneteenth

June 13 – 19, 2024

Thursday, June 13, 2024
Time: TBD
Location: Manhattan Arts Center

Honoring Our Past, Shaping Our Future:

Juneteenth Fashion Show

In Collaboration with ‘Styled By Lydia’

Friday, June 14, 2024
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: City Park

| Chicken | Beef | Pork |

Grilling Contest

Calling all Grillers

Grab your team and enter the Juneteenth Grilling Cook-Off Contest! Share “just a taste” of your grilling creations with the crowd in their taster kits!

Entry fee is $25.00 per category. A Manhattan Juneteenth Sponsor will provide $100 worth of grilling meat(s) to the first ten (10) teams who submit their applications to participate in the event.

Payment is due with application. Registration Deadline: Monday, June 5th, 2023 by Noon (If you mail your registration we must receive it by this date – this is not a postmark date)

Categories ► Chicken ►Ribs|Pork Loin ►Beef Brisket ► Hot Links

First place prize: $50.00 & plaque each category

Second & Third place prizes: Plaque each category

The crowd is your judge!

Chicken | Beef | Pork | Sides | More

Eat & Judge

Get your plate today!

Help us judge the best BBQ in Manhattan! For only $5, you will get a sampling of each griller’s food and some sides to complete a full meal. After you taste each griller’s specialty, you will be able to vote for the one you like the best.

Friday, June 14, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: City Park
Saturday, June 15, 2024
Time: 7:00 am
Location: Douglass Community Center

Juneteenth Fitness Experience

Unite, Move, Empower

**1. Run For Unity – 5K Kickoff

  • Start Time: 7:00 am
  • Embark on a journey of unity and wellness with our ‘Run For Unity’ 5K. Every registered runner will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Prices increase on May 15th, 2024. [Register Now]

Free Fitness Events

**2. Sun-Up Yoga – Embrace the Morning

  • Start Time: 8:00 am
  • Join Mitzie from MWOW Coaching in a revitalizing session of Sun-Up Yoga. No registration needed; it’s free for all to join.

**3. Community Boot Camp – Strength Together

  • Start Time: 8:40 am
  • Engage in the ‘Community Boot Camp,’ led by diverse fitness professionals from the Manhattan community. It’s a dynamic, empowering, and free experience for everyone.

**4. Mixx Fit with Fee – Dance and Sweat

  • Start Time: 9:20 am
  • Let loose in ‘Mixx Fit with Fee,’ a dance-infused fitness session that’s free and open to all.

**5. Zumba in the Park – Move and Groove

  • Start Time: 9:40 am
  • Experience the rhythm of ‘Zumba in the Park’ with Mitzie from MWOW Coaching. No registration required; it’s a free and lively celebration.

**6. African Fitness Dance

  • Start Time: 10:00 am
  • Step into the rhythm of Africa with our invigorating African fitness dance class. Celebrate the joy of movement and embrace the rich cultural heritage.  Get ready to dance, sweat, and feel the beat like never before!

**7. Unity Wak

  • Start Time: 10:30 am
  • Join us for our annual Unity walk. First 100 participants will receive a free t-shirt.

**1. 3 on 3 – 5K Basketball

Saturday, June 15, 2024
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Douglass Community Center


Check Back For Updates

Saturday, June 15, 2024
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: City Park
Sunday, June 16, 2024
Time: All Day
Location: Multiple

Day of  Worship!

Monday, June 17, 2024
Time: All Day
Location: TBD

TBD Check Back!

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

TBD Check Back!

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Juneteenth Day of Reflection !

Thank You To Our

2024 Sponsors