Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade In Titusville

TITUSVILLE, Florida - Residents of Titusville and surrounding areas are invited to take part in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade & Festival starting at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the Isaac Campbell Sr. Community Center and Park, 701 South St., in Titusville.  This year’s theme is “The Strength of a Healthy Village.”

Organizers say that this annual event celebrates the life of one of America’s most influential civil rights, political, and social icons and is becoming an event to honor not only Dr. King, but to pay homage to others continuing his legacy. 

There will be a parade, food and craft vendors, entertainment and educational exhibits.  Prizes will be given for the best float, Battle of the Bands and the Rap Battle.  The parade line up will begin at 9:30 a.m., at Walgreen’s, 2605 Barna Ave., in Titusville. 

The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. and conclude at Isaac Campbell Sr. Park, with festivities immediately following in the park. The event is free to attend.  If you would like to enter a float in the parade, please contact Patricia Diggs at (321) 269-3645 for an application and waiver.
The event is co-sponsored by Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, Parks & Recreation Department, North Area Parks Operations, NAACP, St. James AME Church and North Brevard Ministerial Alliance. For more information, please call Tommy Myers at (321) 264-5040.