If you have questions about applications, please call us at 813-327-8316

Parade Application

The Dr. Martin Luther King Parade Foundation cordially invites you to participate in the 32nd Annual Martin Luther King Parade in Tampa, FL; Monday, January 18, 2021. Participating in the event is not only great fun but it also provides you with an excellent way to promote your organization or business at a minimal cost. Entries are limited, so please note the application deadline date and submit your application with required attachments, as early as possible.

Parade applications, accompanying documents (vehicle insurance, sketches, drawings) and entry fees can be submitted online. Alternatively, applications can be downloaded from our website and mailed in. Visit the Parade Foundation website at for application submission. Please review all forms carefully and complete all the requested information. Please note that applications submitted after the early entry deadline will incur a $50 late fee.

All motorized and/or trailer vehicles must be insured to participate in the parade. Our mailing address is Dr Martin Luther King Parade Foundation, 5508 N 50th St., Suite 28, Tampa, FL 33610. Applications will be processed and given position numbers as they are received.

Important Application Dates!!!

Early entry deadline – December 21, 2022 (submit entry fee and if applicable, accompanying documents)


Late entry period – December 22 thru December 31, 2022 (submit entry fee plus $50 and if applicable, accompanying documents)


After December 31, 2022 … parade entry CLOSED



On behalf of the Parade Foundation, we look forward to receiving your application and thank you for your interest and participation in the Martin Luther King Day Parade. For questions please visit our website and click on the “Contact Us” tab, call directly @ 813-327-8316, or e-mail us at



Robert Scott, Jr

President, Dr. Martin Luther King Parade Foundation

Cancellations: For the safety of participants and spectators, if weather or other unforeseen events occur that are out of our control, the Dr. Martin Luther King Parade Foundation reserves the right to cancel scheduled events or parade. Application fees are non-refundable. If canceled, there are no alternative dates.