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Josiah, Char and Judan Spicer cuddled on the side of Plant Street before the start of the parade.

City of Winter Garden hosts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade and celebration

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Josiah, Char and Judan Spicer cuddled on the side of Plant Street before the start of the parade.

David, Brklyn, Tink, Dez and Kerrie Adams sported matching hoodies at the parade.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

David, Brklyn, Tink, Dez and Kerrie Adams sported matching hoodies at the parade.

U.S. Rep. Val Demings was one of the many community leaders who participated in the parade.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

U.S. Rep. Val Demings was one of the many community leaders who participated in the parade.

Florida Sen. Randolph Bracy waved at residents as he passed by in the parade.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Florida Sen. Randolph Bracy waved at residents as he passed by in the parade.

Winter Garden Little League members waved flags as part of the parade downtown.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Winter Garden Little League members waved flags as part of the parade downtown.

The celebration downtown honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

The celebration downtown honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy.

Residents marching in the parade held signs with inspiring words that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. held important.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Residents marching in the parade held signs with inspiring words that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. held important.

Following the parade, The Gerry Williams Band performed an integration of funk, soul and rhythm music at the Downtown Pavilion.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Following the parade, The Gerry Williams Band performed an integration of funk, soul and rhythm music at the Downtown Pavilion.

The celebration feature a variety of vendors and food trucks like Bo's Boys BBQ.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

The celebration feature a variety of vendors and food trucks like Bo's Boys BBQ.

The Naked Cupcake decorated cupcakes for attendees at the event.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

The Naked Cupcake decorated cupcakes for attendees at the event.

Asher, Dani, Abi and Ali Conner sported smiles at the parade and celebration.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Asher, Dani, Abi and Ali Conner sported smiles at the parade and celebration.

Mayor John Rees welcomed residents and spoke of King’s life and legacy.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Mayor John Rees welcomed residents and spoke of King’s life and legacy.

Anissa and Amini Riahi made jewelry at one of the many craft stands available.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Anissa and Amini Riahi made jewelry at one of the many craft stands available.

Both kids and adults stood in line for face and body paintings at the event.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Both kids and adults stood in line for face and body paintings at the event.

Well-known donut shop Sir Benji's Donuts drew customers from all over the celebration with its delicious delicacies.

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 |

Well-known donut shop Sir Benji's Donuts drew customers from all over the celebration with its delicious delicacies.

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