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MLK Day celebrations set to return in Tallahassee

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Posted at 1:57 PM, Jan 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-13 11:27:31-05

The City of Tallahassee's annual MLK Day celebrations are set to return this year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16.

The day-long celebrations take place in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his dedication to the pursuit of social justice and equality, according to the City.

The events include:

  • MLK Day Parade, taking place along N. Monroe Street from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • 23rd annual Day of Dialogue
  • 9th annual MLK Day Festival, taking place at Cascades Park beginning at 2 p.m.

A musical tribute featuring music by the Adderley Brothers will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the amphitheater, followed by live entertainment by Tallahassee Nights Live from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the amphitheater also.