Martin Luther King Events 2018

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Martin Luther King Events 2018

Martin Luther King Events 2018 – If you’re looking to celebrate the Martin Luther King Holiday, we have put together a list of events coming up throughout Central Florida. Enjoy a beautiful weekend celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. with your family in 2018.

Are you looking for Martin Luther King Holiday Parades? We have put together a list for you of parades happening around Central Florida. If you find we’ve missed any, please send them our way. Click here to submit one.

41st Eatonville MLK Jr. Parade
When: January 13, 2018
Time: 2 PM
Location: Downtown Eatonville
The MLK Jr. Parade brings the joys of community bond, unity and celebration among many local municipalities, churches, businesses, schools, and families within Central Florida to include others from visiting states. This annual parade hosted by Eatonville, in commemoration to The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. honors the memory and legacy of his life and contribution to equality, freedom and justice for all.
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Apopka Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade – Apopka
When: January 15, 2018
Time: 2 PM
Location: Marvin C Zanders Avenue, Apopka
Come out and enjoy as we commemorate Dr King, Jr. as we present our 9th Annual parade. The theme is: “Celebrate Diversity, Embrace Unity!”
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Martin Luther King Day Parade – Lake Eola
When: January 13, 2018
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM
Location: Northwest Lawn
Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade is held every January in Downtown Orlando, FL in celebration of Dr. King’s Legacy of Peace with Justice for Our World! For more information, please contact swojuniorchamber@gmail.com
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade – Sanford
When: January 15, 2018
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
Location: 13th Street, Sanford
Parade at 10 AM with rally at Fort Mellon Park to follow.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – Winter Garden
When: January 13, 2018
Time: 1 – 4 PM
Location: Orlando Magic Gym | 309 S. West Crown Point Road
Come celebrate and honor this great leader of the civil rights movement. Enjoy entertainment, speakers, vendors, kids’ activities and much more! A community parade celebration will travel from East Bay Street to the Orlando Magic Gym.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration – Oviedo
When: January 15, 2018
Time: 10 AM Parade | 11 AM – 3 PM Family Fun Day
Location: Starting from Oviedo High School with the Family Fun Day at Round Lake Park
Following the parade, a Family Fun Day happens at Round Lake Park, from 11am to 3pm. Enjoy live entertainment, vendors, food trucks, $2 hotdog or hamburger combos, and $2 unlimited rides on the inflatable games.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration – Kissimmee
When: January 13, 2018
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
Location: Downtown Kissimmee | E Monument Avenue
Join us for the fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration honoring the legacy of Dr. King and the ideals of unity, equality, diversity. This year’s events will showcase a parade running through Historic Downtown Kissimmee followed by a festival at Kissimmee Lakefront Park featuring performances by the House of Blues Orlando Gospel Brunch Band,CeCe TenealThe Souliz Band, and DJ Nela. There will also be food, vendors, and a kids zone. Parade: 10 a.m. Festival: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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MLK Day Unity Parade and Celebration – Ocoee
When: January 15, 2018
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM
Location: Starts at Citrus Elementary School and ends at West Oaks Mall
The City of Ocoee’s 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Parade and Celebration will be held on Monday, January 15 at 10 a.m.  The parade, presented by the City of Ocoee’s Human Relations Diversity Board, honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The “Dream Starts With Me” is the theme for the parade which begins at Citrus Elementary School, 87 North Clarke Road, and ends at the parking lot of the West Oaks Mall on Clarke Road. New this year, the post-parade celebration will take place ‘inside” the West Oaks Mall in the food court area. In previous years, the celebration was held outdoors in the mall’s parking lot area.  The celebration starts at 11 a.m. The city is honored to have Ronald Blocker, former Orange County Public Schools Superintendent, as its guest speaker. There will be performances by Innovation Montessori Ocoee band and chorus.  Gospel singer and Ocoee resident, Sherri Gladney, will also perform.
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