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17th Annual Unity Heritage Festival

Sunday, January 20, 2019 | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Free | 407-599-3506

Annual Unity Heritage Festival Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration logo

The City of Winter Park is proud to present the 17th Annual Unity Heritage Festival Sunday, January 20, and Monday, January 21, 2019. This annual community festival will promote family heritage and raise funds for the Educational Fulfillment Fund to benefit local economically disadvantaged youth.

The festival begins on Sunday, January 20, from 1 to 5 p.m., in Shady Park at Hannibal Square, located at the intersection of Pennsylvania and New England avenues. Special activities will include children’s games, career booths, food and retail vendors, as well as job training/readiness and financial literacy by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Nu Iota Omega Chapter. Sunday’s entertainment will feature gospel artists including Heath King and Veronica Stephens. Patrons are also encouraged to visit the Hannibal Square Heritage Center just across the street from Shady Park. The center pays tribute to the past, present and future contributions of
Winter Park’s historic African-American community.

The heritage festival continues in Shady Park Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join Winter Park city officials at noon for a Martin Luther King, Jr., symbolic program. Exciting events and activities will continue throughout the day including food and music by LUVU Band and CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion.

Special thanks to event sponsors including the City of Winter Park Community Redevelopment Agency and Parks & Recreation Department, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Nu Iota Omega Chapter, and Crealdé School of Art. For more information regarding the 17th Annual Unity Heritage Festival, please call 407-599-3506.

Venue

Shady Park at Hannibal Square
corner of Pennsylvania & New England avenues
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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407-599-3334

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