St. Pete celebrates Dr. King virtually

The 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade

ST. PETERSBURG — Due to the pandemic, the City of St. Petersburg and Advantage Village Academy announced the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade, and other events will be virtual.

“Every year, I look forward to participating in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, said Mayor Rick Kriseman. “And though each of us honors the life and legacy of Dr. King, for the safety of our citizens, we have to do things differently.

Friday, Jan. 15 @ 7:30 p.m. — The Virtual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet Streaming information will be available at https://advantagevillageacademy.com/.

This year’s participants include Mayor Kriseman, Senator Daryl Rouson, State Rep. Michelle Rayner, Pinellas Co. School Board Member Caprice Edmond and Pastor Louis Murphy.

Sunday, Jan. 17 @ 5 p.m.Creative Dance Showcase Campbell Park Football Field

Monday, Jan. 18 @ 11 a.m.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Virtual Parade

Streaming information will be available at https://advantagevillageacademy.com/.

Also, the parade will air on Bay News 9 and WTSP Channel 10.

About Advantage Village Academy

AVA exists to educate, empower and enhance the quality of life for individuals that will promote self-sufficiency, financial stability, and economic development. We provide supervision and guidance to many of the disadvantaged and deprived youth within the local vicinity.

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