Martin Luther King Parade is January 15

All are invited to participate in the annual MLK Parade of Fernandina Beach Jan. 15, 2024, beginning at noon, held annually in this community since Jan. 15, 1978, in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

The Elm Street Sportsman Association will host this year’s parade under the theme “Together We Can Make the Dream Work.” Cars, floats, boats, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles and walkers – all are welcome. Vehicles must have signage. 

Line-up begins at 11 a.m. the Peck Center on the corner of Elm/MLK with parade route beginning on 11th Street to Ash to Front to Centre, culminating at the MLK Centre on 1200 Elm/ MLK St., where the people will be greeted by local civic leaders and an inspiring speech by beloved local historian Mike Kegler. Free refreshments will be provided inside the auditorium.