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2020 dr. MLK, jr. WEEKEND CELEBRATION JANUARY 17TH - 19TH

2020 WEEKEND EVENTS

Oratorical & Poster Contest

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JANUARY 17TH

6:00 PM @ Seminole State College

100 Weldon Blvd. 

Building C, Room 108

Sanford, FL 32773


Eligible candidates are local high school seniors.

Poster Contest participants are local elementary students

UPDATE: We are no longer accepting applications for Participation in the Oratorical Contest

Memorial Banquet

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JANUARY 18TH

6:00 PM @ Sanford Civic Center

401 East Seminole Blvd. Sanford, FL 32771 at 

Ticket Donation:  SOLD-OUT

  SPEAKER:

Judge Hubert Grimes, Author and Professor

Inter-Faith Religious Observance

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JANUARY 19TH

3:00 PM @ House of Refuge Ministries

1001 Celery Avenue, Sanford, FL

32771

SPEAKER: 

Rev. Arthur Graham Jr., St. Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church, Orlando, FL

FEATURING: 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Choir

Parade

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JANUARY 20TH

10:00 AM @ Historic Goldsboro Boulevard (formerly West 13th Street)

Parade participants: The parade staging will start at 8:00 AM. Meet at 

Crooms Academy of Information Technology High School

Festival in the Park

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JANUARY 20TH

 Event will begin immediately after the parade on the event grounds at  Fort Mellon Park on the beautiful shores of Lake Monroe. 

Vendors, presentations, music and FUN FOR ALL!

FEATURED ACTIVITIES:    

Kid Zone Area – Central Florida Zoo Animal Exhibit Bounce Houses

Video Gaming Trailer

Food Vendors

Merchandise Vendors 

PAY ONLINE HERE

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MLK CELEBRATION COMMITTEE

MLK 2019 Celebration Committee

Arlene Davison

Henry Byrd

Jamelia Jarrells

Portia Washington

Ruth Walker

Vandell Hilton

Carlton Edge

Cynthia Butler

Denice Young

Eva Williams

Faith Freeman

Joyce Baker

Joyce Cummings

Juanita Wynn

Kenneth Bentley

Linda Medlock

Melvin Philpot

Modestine Moyd

Pam Robinson

Samatria Quinn

Tammy Daniels

Barbara Coleman Foster

Marilyn Martin

Bernadette Gardner

Candace Persad

Special Thanks & Recognition

The MLK Steering Committee would like to express our gratitude for everyone that contributed their time and energy to the events throughout the MLK 2020 Celebration Weekend. If you want to be a part of upcoming events or next year's MLK Weekend Celebration, sign up to be a volunteer! We'd love to have you!