KING HOLIDAY CELEBRATION EVENTS


King Holiday Birthday Party (1/18/14 9AM)

MLKCC in collaboration with HandsOn Broward will provide service opportunities for every member of the family.  From making sandwiches for the homeless to writing letters to our service men and women overseas, there will be unlimited ways to celebrate through service!  The Day of Service will end at 12:00 noon with a huge birthday cake and party, celebrating Dr. King.



Location - African American Research Library and Cultural Center and Delevoe Park
Both located at 2650 N.W. 6th Street (Sistrunk Boulevard) in Fort Lauderdale.


"50th ANNIVERSARY of The CIVIL RIGHTS EXHIBIT RECEPTION”
(1/18/14 6PM - 8PM)

An exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 through images by a world-renowned photo journalist at the forefront of the Civil Rights movement. Museum of Art in Downtown Fort Lauderale.



MLK Teen Summit : “Change Yourself Before You Change Me”
(1/18/14 1PM - 4PM)

This year’s summit is specifically designed by youth for youth who want to make a difference.  Teen oriented performances, celebrity appearances, youth awards and panel discussions featuring the student organization, the Dream Defenders. 



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King Holiday Parade (Monday - 1/20/14)

King Holiday Parade and Non-violence March will feature local marching bands, drum lines, floats and thousands of marchers from local social, civic, cultural, religious and hopefully your organization. Come with signs, banners, t-shirts promoting good will, service, non-violence and other ideals of Dr. King.

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King Holiday Non-Violence Rally & Battle of the Bands (1/20/14)

King Holiday Parade and Non-Violence March Starts at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School, 591 N.W. 31st Avenue (MLK Blvd) Lineup starts at 9:30 AM, parade begins at 10:30 AM. This year’s theme is “Non-Violence is Contagious…Catch It!!!” Join Broward County’s best bands, sororities, fraternities, community groups and clubs in this MARCH FOR NON-VIOLENCE. Everyone is welcome. Free for walkers, $25 registration fee for motorized vehicles.

11:30 a.m. - Dillard High School Otis Gray Football Field, 2501 N.W. 11th Street
King Holiday Battle of the Bands Competition will kick off immediately following the parade.  Join defending champions Deerfield Beach High School in this fierce but friendly competition in commemoration and celebration of Dr. King.  Vendor space is available.



  • Battle-of-the-band application.pdf
  • Parade and Non-Violence March.pdf
  • Request The Vendor Application: Info@kingholidaycelebration.com



  • Miscellaneous

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee, Inc

    3627 West Broward Boulevard
    Lauderhill, Florida 33312
    (954) 660-7603