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Posted on: January 8, 2018

2018 MLK Weekend Events

MLK 2018 Events

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast—Friday, January 12, 2018 7AM

Phichol Williams Community Center, 951 Southwest 4th Street, Homestead, FL 33030 (FREE)

This annual gathering is a morning of celebration and contemplation as everyone from distinguished dignitaries to the youngest children reflect on the struggles of the past and dreams for the future.  This year’s theme of “Rise Up” reflects the importance of each generation rising to its own challenges and striving to leave the world a better place for those that follow.  The event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at www.cityofhomestead.com/mlk.

MLK Movie Night in the Park—Friday, January 12, 2018 6PM

Blakey Park, 32601 SW 187th Ct. Homestead, FL 33030 (FREE)

Bring blankets or chairs for this outdoor movie experience.  Hosted by New Visions For South Dade, Inc.  For more information: mlkfest@yahoo.com or call 786-286-8783.

MLK Parade—Saturday, January 13, 2018 12PM

Loren Roberts Park, 627 NW 6th Ave Florida City, FL 33034 (FREE)

Celebrate the legacy and message of one of the great leaders of the 20th century. Parade starts at 12pm at 1125 SW 4th street and culminates at Loren Roberts Park.  Enjoy live music and get into the spirit of unity at this yearly favorite.  Hosted by New Visions For South Dade, Inc.  For more information: mlkfest@yahoo.com or call 786-286-8783.

MLK Festival—Saturday, January 13, 2018 2PM-7PM

Loren Roberts Park, 627 NW 6th Ave Florida City, FL 33034 (FREE)

This festival features live entertainment, soul food, and African art.  Please note there is no alcohol allowed at this event.  Hosted by New Visions For South Dade, Inc.  For more information: mlkfest@yahoo.com or call 786-286-8783.

MLK Pioneer Ceremony—Saturday, January 13, 2018 4PM-9PM

Phichol Williams Community Center, 951 Southwest 4th Street, Homestead, FL 33030 (FREE)

This recognition is one of the most prestigious honors, presented to African-Americans who have broken down years of historical barriers in the Homestead and Florida City Communities.  The MLK Pioneer Award pays homage to pioneers who have helped pave the way for others to achieve milestones.  Hosted by New Visions For South Dade, Inc.  For more information: mlkfest@yahoo.com or call 786-286-8783.

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