King Holiday Celebration 2020 - Broward County

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Non-Violent March - Monday

The Dr. MLK Celebration Committee along with the City of Ft. Lauderdale presents the annual King Holiday Parade featuring the FAMU Marching 100 Band.
Monday, Jan 20, 2020, Parade Begins at 9:00 AM
Festival Begins Immediately Following: Esplanade Park, Ft. Lauderdale


Line up for the county’s largest King Holiday Parade starts at 8:00 AM at Lincoln Park, 19th Street and Sistrunk Blvd. It heads east on Sistrunk Boulevard to NW 7thAvenue (Avenue of the Arts) then south to SW 2ndStreet to Esplanade Park.  A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE GRANDSTAND AREA IS LOCATED AT NW 7TH AVE AND SISTRUNK BLVD.

Martin Luther King Celebration Committee presents a BATTLE OF THE BAND’s Competition featuring local high school bands.  

The Incomparable “FAMU Marching 100” band will be performing as a special attraction at the end of the competition.  The event will be held at PAL Stadium in Plantation, 1000 NW 70th Ave., Plantation, FL. This is the home field for Plantation High School.

The cost is $20 and $25 at the gate, etc.

FAMU band will also be performing in the annual Parade & Festival.

For more information contact: 954.296.8655

Vendor Registration

Click below to download the application

Day of Service - Wednesday, 1.15.20 @ 2pm

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Montessori ,
591 NW 31st Avenue, Lauderhill, FL 33311

And The Winner Is...

MLKCC Youth Leadership Summit Saturday, 1.18.20 @ 10:00am - 3pm

African-American Research Library and Cu, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA

This free event and will include food, entertainment, giveaways, speakers and workshops giving high school students an opportunity to engage discussions on pressing social issues in their community including in both mental and physical health, social justice and branding. 

A special panel discussion will be led by members of the Miami Chapter of the National Basketball Retired Players Association.

For more information please contact Alexandria Turnley at (954) 805-1880.  Email:

King Holiday Multi-Cultural Unity Festival - Monday

Immediately Following The Parade

Esplanade Park, 400 SW 2ndStreet, downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Live cultural and musical performances, food and cultural arts vendors.

Contact: Wayne Alexander (954) 347-3228.

For Registration Download Application         

MLKCC Youth Trailblazer Award

In efforts to spotlight amazing youth within our community, the MLKCC is in search of outstanding students to award for the annual Youth Trailblazer Award, “Change Yourself, Before You Change Me.”

Do you know a youth who meets the guidelines on the flyer? Then nominate them! Contact 754.235.3298 or email or