Christmas In The Park

View photos from the 2016 event in our photo gallery or on our Facebook page.

Event Information

  • Next Event: December 16, 2017
  • 2017 will be the 21st year for this event
    Planteen Recreation Center, 301 Dort Street
  • Preregister at the center early November through early December, 2017. Closed weekends and holidays.
  • Only the first 100 preregistered greater Plant City area families are eligible for give-a-ways! A photo ID is required to preregister and also to claim toys at the event
  • Free food for all attendees (parent/guardian must be with children)
  • Free toys for preregistered youths ages 5-10 (children must be present at the event)
  • Drawing from preregistered youths for bicycle give-away (children must be present at the event)
  • Lots of fun for the kids and adults!
  • For more information on the event or to be a sponsor or volunteer, contact Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Recreation Center Supervisor Lillie Brown by email or Center Coordinator JaVae ingraham by email, or call the rec center at 813-757-9195 or 813-757-9196.
MLK Christmas In The Park 2007Dec15 banner.jpg


We'd like to give a special thanks to our 2016 sponsors:


We'd like to give a special thanks to our 2016 volunteers:
  • Boy Scouts of America Troop 744
    Anthony Benavidez - Scout Master
    John Mitchell - Cub Master
    25 youths and 10 adult leaders
  • Plant City Youth Leadership Corp
    JaVae Ingraham -& Maggie Morona - Leaders
    Eliza Roman and Patrick Connelly
  • Masonic Lodge #206
    six volunteers
  • United Starz
    Tessie Holmes & seven volunteers
  • The Way to Happiness Association
    Melinda Watson
  • Plant City Colts Youth Sports
    Jaquan Dasher & Rarodney Wallace
  • MLK Afterschool
    Mari Terrell, Joann Joyce, D'onna Miller,
    Felisha Johnson, Bridgette Benitez
  • The Copen Family
Can we add your name to the list for 2017? Be a sponsor or volunteer at this great event!