Entertainment Line Up

Come out and enjoy some R&B, clean hip hop and live performances by up & coming talent. Hosted by Wild 94.1.

Featuring Plant City local DJ Harvey & Productions.

Vendor Selection

Review our listing of vendors who will be onsite. Bring your appetite and post holiday wish lists. Vendor List & Map.

 

Plant City MLK Schedule of Events


FRIDAY JANUARY 6, 2017

OLD SCHOOL BLACK GALA

8pm to 1am Tickets are $15.00

Historic Glover School Auditorium, 5104 Horton Road, Plant City, Florida (Take State Road 60 east. Pass Hwy 39, go 2 miles and make left turn on Horton Road; see Glover School Historic Marker. School Campus on right side.

 

*PLANT CITY / EAST HILLSBOROUGH AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORIC TOUR*

SUNDAY JANUARY 8, 2017 Visit any of several Historic Black Churches "each" with over 100 years of existence during regular service hours of 11am to 1pm. Churches include Bethel Church, Allen Chapel AME, Mount Olive Church and Antioch Church.

MONDAY JANUARY 9, 2017 - Visit the Bing House Museum and learn the story of the Bing Family, Laura Street Business District, Marshall High School, Marie B. Ellis, Snowden and Sam Cooper Parks, Plant City MLK Recreation Center, several churches and the Plant City Photo Archives & History Center with over 10,000 historic photographs..

TUESDAY JANUARY 10, 2017 Visit Glover School Historic Campus and learn about the story of freed slaves, Antioch Church, the oldest in Hillsborough County, Bealsville Park, Holloman Midwife House, Ruby Lee's Fruit & Folklore Stand, and two slave cemeteries.

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 11, 2017

Other places of interest- Main Street Downtown Plant City, Top Shelf Bar & Grill (Ms. Zee), and Law Offices of Theordore Taylor, Esquire, Plant City's first black attorney and first black business to own property in historic downtown.

Click here for detailed information on PCBlackTour#

 

FRIDAY JANUARY 13, 2017

OPENING CEREMONY 1130am to 100pm

Plant City MLK Recreation Center

Featuring.......

Gentlemen's Quest- Marshall Middle School

Chorus & Drum Circle- Lincoln IB Elementary

FRIDAY JANUARY 13, 2017

"SPOKEN WORD- RHYME OR REASON OPEN MIC"

7pm to 9pmpm

Plant City Bing House Museum

Poetry in motion as local talent express their emotions on the mic. This is a 18yrs old and up event. First hour is special guests; second hour is open mic.

 

SATURDAY JANUARY 14, 2017

STREET FEST 11am to 10pm

MLK FREEDOM PARADE 1pm to 230pm

SUNCOAST CREDIT UNION - DRUMLINE BATTLE 230pm to 400pm Courtside

APPEARANCE BY THE WILD 94.1 Crew

CONCERT SERIES

 

 

SUNDAY JANUARY 15, 2017

MLK LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY AWARDS BREAKFAST

730am to 930am Tickets are $30.00

Trinkle Center HCC Plant City Campus

Key Note Speaker is Harrison Peters

 

 

 

SUNDAY JANUARY 15, 2017

MLK GOSPEL FEST

400pm to 600pm Free To The Public

Plant City MLK Recreation Center

Hosted by Edith Langston, Gospel METs

 

 

 

 

MONDAY JANUARY 16, 2017 NATIONAL HOLIDAY

DAY OF SERVICE 9am to 1pm

Residents, and volunteers work on several community service projects ranging from planting trees along Laura Street to fix and/painting a few homes.

 

SATURDAY JANUARY 21, 2017 CAREFEST

CAREFEST 2017- Volunteers continue the community service project to improve our communities.

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Plant City Photo Archives

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Tampa Black Heritage Festival

Hillsborough Community College

City of Plant City

Hillsborough School District

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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