Annual Plant City MLK Festival January 17-20, 2014

Schedule

Friday January 17th, 2014

Opening Ceremony 11:30 a.m. at Plant City MLK Recreation Center

Reverend Maxie Miller

Lincoln Elementary IB Choir & Drummer Club

Gentlemen's Quest Marshall Middle School

CARNIVAL RIDES & MIDWAY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

Saturday January 18th, 2014

Carnival & Midway with food vendors 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Plant City MLK Sports Complex

CARNIVAL MIDWAY RIDES PROVIDED BY- PREMIUM CONCESSIONS, INC.

 

MLK PARADE 1:00 p.m. thru historic downtown

Parade Marshal- Ms. Bettye Goodwine, local retired teacher and AKA sorority

 

CAR SHOW 2:00 p.m.

DIAMOND STEP TEAM 2:15 p.m.

 

Concerts 2:30 p.m. Featuring Jre with his hit single "Moving in"

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Gospet Extravaganza 4:00 p.m. inside Plant City MLK Recreation Center

 

Sunday January 19th, 2014

Leadership Breakfast 7:30 a.m. at Hillsborough Community College Trinkle Building

$25.00 admission

"Charity; the Catalyst of the Dream" recognizing Educators

Mistress of Ceremony Ms. Erica Riggins Bay News 9

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Guest Speaker Dr. Wright, retired school teacher/administrator

 

Sponsored by 2014 MLK Day of Service Project Grant, TECO, Bright House, Felton's and Sweetbay

 

CARNIVAL RIDES & MIDWAY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON SUNDAY

 

Monday January 20th, 2014

Freedom Walk at Cooper Park 10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M.

Bing Rooming House Tours

Zumba Classes Lakeside, Health and Fitness Information

Featured Movie "School Daze"

 

 

2014 Theme "Charity; the Catalyst of the Dream"

We invite you to come join us in celebrating cultural diversity. In preparation for the upcoming festival, please click on the links below to download the various applications.

 

Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival

The Plant City Dr. MLK Cultural Arts Festival promotes increased diversity awareness and opportunities for citizens of Plant City and surrounding West Central Florida to actively engage in gaining knowledge, and history of African culture.  Leading this effort is the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, providing 21 days of cultural experiences in partnership with the City of Tampa, St. Petersburg and City of Plant City.  The Plant City MLK Festival has worked with the organizers of the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival for 5 years now. 

 

Plant City Bing House Museum

The Bing Rooming House Museum is committed to preserving the history of the local African American community, educating the general public about the experiences encountered by African Americans during the era of segregation, and sharing the role of the Plant City community in overcoming the stigma of segregation.

 

Improvement League of Plant City, Inc.

 

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Saturday Entertainment Featuring JRE Riley!!

 

MLK PARADE SPONSOR

 

 

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