Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Parade & Live Concert

MLK 2022

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Parade & Live Concert


Monday, January 16, 2023 

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Downtown Pavilion, 104 S. Lakeview Avenue 


Commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a community celebration! The event includes a parade, a lineup of live music performances, family friendly activities, displays, and food vendors, 

This signature City event kicks off at 10:00 am with a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Parade along Plant Street. 

To participate in the parade, preregistration is required due to limited space. To submit registration online, click here. To print form and return to Winter Garden Parks & Recreation Department, click here. Parade entry applications must be received no later than Tuesday, January 10, 2023, and will not be accepted after that date. All applicants will receive an email notification stating whether they are approved or not approved. All entries are eligible for the Parade Spirit Award.

For those wanting to watch the parade, bring a lawn chair or blanket and head to your favorite viewing spot along Plant Street (from Woodland St. to Central Ave.). 

Immediately following the parade at about 10:30 am, the celebration continues with a lineup of top-notch music performances at the Downtown Pavilion. The Gerry Williams Band, Craig Thompson Project, and Selwyn Birchwood will be taking the stage throughout the day with the event concluding at 4:00 pm.

For more information, please contact Winter Garden Parks and Recreation Department: 

(407) 656-4155, recinfo@cwgdn.com, 310 North Dillard Street.