A SALUTE TO THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED

34th Annual Plant City

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Arts Festival


January 11 - 25, 2020

 

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Welcome To Plant City

A Warm "Unity" Welcome...

City of Plant City

Board of County Commissioners

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Greater Plant City Chamber

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ACTIVITIES

IMPACT Conference

Opening Ceremony

Museum Room Dedication

Parade and Street Festival

Leadership Breakfast

College Scholarship Awards

MLK Gospel Fest

Day of Service/Social at Roots

Health Fair

PLANT CITY SELFIE TOUR

Participants will be canvassing all over Plant City getting selfie's with significant structures, places and people in regards to black history.

Plant City Bing Rooming House Museum exists to promote the proud heritage centered around being one of only two National African-American Landmarks currently in Hillsborough County established to serve specifically as a facility for the preservation of African American History.

Heritage, Culture, Education, Legacy

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"A Salute To Those Whom Have Served!"

Theme for Plant City MLK 2020 - #PCMLK

The Legacy

The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., once said, "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

Now it's time for the Plant City and the surrounding communities to come together as one. The Improvement League of Plant City will be hosting the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Arts Festival on January 11 - 25, 2020 at the Plant City MLK Recreational Complex, 1601 East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Plant City, FL 33563. 

This cultural event held in Plant City during the month of January features a variety of family oriented activities. Timed to coincide with the national holiday commemorating the life of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Festival provides an all-inclusive setting in which citizens of every ethnic background can experience and celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the culture of Hillsborough County & West Central Florida.

I IMPACT Conference, Opening Ceremony, Social @ Roots, Freedom Parade, High/Middle School Drumline Showdown, Concerts, Sunday Leadership & Community Awards Breakfast, College Scholarship Awards, Gospel Fest, Day of Community Service, Bing House Museum Room Dedication, Boardwalk to a Better Health Fair, Plant City African American Driving Tour including the Bing Rooming House Museum highlight the Festival. 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN GETTING INVOLVED?.....Click on the Schedule Tab for Parade, Vendor and Drumline applications.

 

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Proceeds Benefit

Proceeds for the Plant City MLK Festival benefit the following-

Plant City Bing Rooming House African American Museum

Forensic Science & Language Arts

Community development, and senior citizen outreach.

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