Welcome To Plant City
A Warm "Unity" Welcome...
City of Plant City
Board of County Commissioners
Greater Plant City Chamber
Improvement League Board of Directors
Opening Ceremony 1/13
Black Brown Expo 1/14
Leadership Breakfast 1/15
College Scholarship Awards 1/15
MLK Gospel Fest 1/15
Day of Service 1/16
Health Fair 1/21
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
"Excellence Through Education!"
Theme for Plant City MLK 2023 - #PCMLK
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 13 - 21, 2023 at the Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center, 302 South Maryland Avenue, 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.
Opening Ceremony, Social @ Evers Street BoardWalk, Freedom Parade, High/Middle School Drumline Showdown, Concerts, Sunday Leadership & Community Awards Breakfast, College Scholarship Awards, Gospel Fest featuring Georgia Mass Choir,, Day of Community Service, 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.