Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade & Festivities

HITS 97.3 is here to celebrate the life and legacy of the civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr! Below is a list of events in your community that you and your family can attend this weekend leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 17th 2022!



Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade & Festivities Committee in Liberty City

Join the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade & Festivities Committee honoring Dr. King’s dream for unity, freedom, economic equality, and justice on Monday, January 17th at 11am in Liberty City!

  • Date: Monday, January 17, 2022
  • Time: 11 a.m.
  • Location: Liberty City route running from NW 54th St and 10th Ave. to 32nd Ave., the parade follows 8 miles of sacred ground that Dr. King once traveled during his frequent engagements in Miami.
  • Website: www.mlkparadeandfestivities.org

The parade will be broadcast live on Miami’s WPLG Channel 10 (ABC), videotaped and shown as an hour-long special on WLRN / PBS that has a viewership of 1.9 million people. There are more than 100 entries that include corporate floats; federal, state, and local officials; police and military units; historic pioneers; high school and college marching bands; dance and drill teams; equestrians; classic and exotic cars; motorcycles; historic MD transit bus; civic, church, community, and veteran groups; and trade unions.



City of Miramar Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Caravan

Join Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in the City of Miramar!

  • Date: Monday, January 17th 2022
  • Line-Up Time: 8:30am
  • Parade Departure Time: 10am
  • Location: Multi-Service Complex 6700 Miramar Parkway Miramar, FL
  • Website: miramarfl.gov

Miramar Regional Park is located one (1) mile west of I-75 on Miramar Parkway. This one hundred seventy-three (173) acre park consists of many exciting amenities to enjoy. Miramar Regional Park has 5 Pavilions available for rent. Our Pavilions are great for a variety of family/community activities and events from birthday parties to other social gatherings. Please review the chart below to see what fits your needs! For more information on booking and availability, please call 954-883-6950. All reservations and payments must be made in person at the Regional Park office.



2nd Annual MLK Day Bike Ride

Join the City of Miami Gardens 2nd Annual MLK Day Bike Ride with Vice Mayor Reggie Leon - One Miami: One Band, One Sound Mass Community Bike Ride!

  • Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
  • Time: 8am
  • Location: Charles Hadley Park, 1350 NW 50th Street, Miami, FL 33142
  • Website: miamigardens-fl.gov

The community and officers will ride together with the hope to reduce gun violence and cultivate relationships. Riders wishing to be part in this event, should start lining at Charles Hadley Park, 1350 NW 50th Street, Miami, FL 33142. Face masks are required for all participants.



5000 Role Models Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast

Another Historic Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast is on deck for the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project!Date: Monday, January 17th 2022Time: 9am

Founded by then Miami-Dade County School Board Member Frederica S. Wilson, now a member of the United States Congress, the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project was initiated by the Miami-Dade County School Board in March 1993, due to the realization that there is an ongoing crisis in the lives of many young males. The project’s mission is to intervene in the lives of at-risk boys, in order to provide them with alternatives that will lead them away from a life of crime and violence.



Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March

Join the City of Tamarac as we celebrate diversity and help bring the community together at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March. The Unity March will start at Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Drive, and end at Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue. Entertainment and refreshments will be available after the march at City Hall. Pre-register on Eventbrite at www.tamarac.me/events. First 100 to register will receive a free T-shirt.

  • Date: January 17, 2022
  • Time: 8:30 am
  • Location: Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321
  • Price: Free

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