Join GMDC for the 5th Annual Juneteenth Celebration!
On June 19th, 2022 (1 pm-5 pm) join GMDC and their community partners and sponsors for a FREE community event at 10 Civic Center Plaza to commemorate the historical beginnings of African American independence in the U.S.
GMDC has many participation opportunities for organizations and individuals who would like to have vendor booths or volunteer.
Black Business Expo Registration
Every year during our Juneteenth celebration GMDC hosts a FREE business expo for Black-owned businesses. Registration open!
Become a Sponsor
GMDC has multiple sponsorship levels for corporate and business entities who wish to give monetary and/or material contributions.
Guest Speaker: MN Attorney General
Keith Ellison was sworn in as Minnesota’s 30th attorney general on January 7, 2019. As the People’s Lawyer, Attorney General Ellison’s job is to help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect. His guiding values are generosity and inclusion.
Thank you to our 2022 Juneteenth Celebration Event Sponsors
This Year's Entertainment: The Avant Garde
Mankato's Past Juneteenth Event Celebrations
Mankato has a large and growing diverse population that enriches the Mankato community. With that comes opportunities to provide the time and space to celebrate our heritage while being empowered to be more and do more for our community.