Sun Trolley to Participate in 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale’s Annual King Holiday Parade and Unity March has a new route this year. Kicking off at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 18, 2016, the parade will start at NW 5th Ave. and Sistrunk Blvd., to Andrews Ave., south to Huizenga Plaza.

The Sun Trolley will have two trolleys participating in the parade, one celebrating CLUB 55 and one in support of the Aids Healthcare Foundation.

Immediately following the parade, the Celebration of Unity will commence in Huizenga Plaza with music, art. dance, storytelling and more!

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For more information CLICK HERE

Sun Trolley’s Downtown Link will be affected by street closures associated with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day  parade. Sun Trolley’s Downtown Link will follow the designated detours. Customers may experience longer than usual wait times.

TRAFFIC ALERT:  The intersection of Broward Boulevard and Andrews Avenue will be closed on Monday, January 18 for a portion of the 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. hour to accommodate the MLK Parade.  Traffic will be detoured around the affected area using NW 7 Avenue, NE 3 Avenue, and Sunrise Boulevard.  Signage will be posted to alert drivers of the detours.  While the parade is taking place, motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes. See map of street closures below.

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