Annual Plant City MLK Festival January 16-19, 2015

Schedule

Friday January 16th, 2015

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

Speaker TBA

Lincoln Elementary IB Choir & Drummer Club

Gentlemen's Quest Marshall Middle School

CARNIVAL RIDES & MIDWAY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

stepshow

Download Step Team Application and Welcome Letter

 

Saturday January 17th, 2015

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- To Be Announced

 

CAR SHOW 2:00 p.m.

 

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

 

Sunday January 18, 2015

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

$25.00 admission

"Color of Unity" recognizing Educators

Mistress of Ceremony TBA

GUEST SPEAKER TBA

 

 

Sponsors TBA

 

CARNIVAL RIDES & MIDWAY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON SUNDAY

 

Monday January 19, 2015

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

Bing Rooming House Tours

Fitness Classes Lakeside, Health and Fitness Information

Featured Movie

 

 

2015 Theme "Color of Unity"

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 6 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.

 

jre

Saturday Entertainment Featuring JRE Riley!!

 

MLK PARADE SPONSOR

 

 

BHN

TECO

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