The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee and the City of Fort Lauderdale are proud to present the 2017 King Holiday Celebration, an extraordinary line-up of events with programs for the entire family. NEW Parade route for 2017, please check the linked website above to get detailed 2017 schedule information.
2017 King Holiday Event Line-up:
- Dr. King Children's Birthday Celebration: 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Friday, January 13th at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center at 2650 Sistrunk Blvd
- Friday, Jan 13th--7:00 P.m. - “Time for Prayer” Vigil at Lincoln Park - 600 NW 19th Avenue
- Saturday, January 14 9:00 a.m. - MLK Day of Service Monument Unveiling Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Montessori Academy - 591 N.W. 31st Avenue
- Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - Youth Leadership Summit African American Research Library and Cultural Center - 2650 Sistrunk Boulevard
- Monday, January 16 8:00 a.m. - Parade Line-up at Lincoln Park – 600 N.W. 19th Avenue
- Monday, 9:30 a.m. - Parade proceeds east on Sistrunk Boulevard, south on 7th Avenue to Esplanade Park at 400 S.W. 2nd Street for the Multicultural Festival and Teen Trailblazers Awards immediately following the parade.