No city knows how to celebrate and honor Martin Luther King Jr. more than St. Pete, Florida.The city which neighbors Plaza Cadillac is home to the longest-running MLK parade in the country. If you’re in the area, don’t miss out on this annual tradition on January 15th.
The MLK National Parade and Family Fun Day will start at 11 a.m. The parade starts at the St. Pete Pier and will end at 16th Street S. The parade ends directly across from Tropicana Field, which will be the host of the Family Fun Day that follows. Grab some lunch in between the parade and the festivities for the day, then return to Tropicana Field for a series of fun events and activities that will run from 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Events at the Family Fun Day will include things for the entire crew. The festival features live entertainment like music that will have you dancing, as well as a kids zone where the little ones can let loose. There will also be an education drive so visitors can leave having learned something new. This year, don’t just let Martin Luther King Jr. Day be a day off of work. Make it something special by celebrating at this annual festival.