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Posted on: January 10, 2022

MLK Jr. Day: Ceremony & Celebration, City Offices Closed, Sanitation Changes, Recreation Hours

MLK Jr. Day

Monday, January 17, 2022

Heading out the the Ceremony & Celebration? Learn what you need to Know Before You Go - parking, march route and more.

Community Boxed Breakfast | 8:00 - 10:00 AM
 Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church (220 Ruby Street) 

  • Sponsored by D.I.S.C. - Developing Interracial & Social Change

Unity March | 10:00 AM
 MLK Jr. Monument (200 Ruby Street) to Mizner Park Amphitheater (East Lot- 590 Plaza Real)

  • Featuring Boca Raton Community High School Band & Color Guard & the FAU Jazz Ensemble
  • Trolley service available for those requiring assistance.

Ceremony | 11:00 AM
 Mizner Park Amphitheater (East Lot- 590 Plaza Real)

  • Keynote Address Speaker: Cairo Eubanks
  • Humanitarian Award Presentation
  • Mayoral Proclamation
  • Community Leader speeches

FREE Unity Celebration | 12:00 - 3:00 PM
 Mizner Park Amphitheater (East Lot- 590 Plaza Real)

  • Amusement rides, crafts, DJ and games.
  • Food and drinks available for purchase.

City Offices and Parks Holiday Schedule

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, City offices will be closed Monday, January 17.


Parks and beaches are open with regular hours. Recreational facilities will operate as follows:

Community Centers

  • Boca Raton Community Center | CLOSED
  • Sugar Sand Community Center | 10am - 5pm
  • Swim Center Building | 7:30am - 5pm


  • Boca Raton Tennis Center | 8am - 9pm
  • Patch Reef Park Tennis Center | 7:30am - 10pm
  • The Racquet Center | 7:30am - 10pm


  • The Swim Center Pool | 7:30am - 5pm
  • Meadows Park Pool | 10am - 5pm


  • Boca Raton Golf and Racquet Club | 7am - Sunset
  • Alan C. Alford Red Reef Family Golf Course | 7:30am - Sunset


  • Downtown & Spanish River Libraries | CLOSED
  • Tim Huxhold Skate Park & Shuffleboard Courts | 5pm - 9pm
  • Sugar Sand Carousel | CLOSED
  • Sugar Sand Field House | 12pm - 10:30pm
  • Gumbo Limbo Nature Center | 9am - 4pm


Holiday Sanitation Schedule
Due to observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 17 there is NO Sanitation Service.

  • Monday Service is Rescheduled to Tuesday, January 18.
  • Tuesday Service is Rescheduled to Wednesday, January 19.

Need to check your service area? View the Sanitation Collection Map.

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