Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. committed his life to bringing about his dream of racial justice and equality. To commemorate Dr. King and all that he stood for, the City of Tallahassee will proudly host the 17th annual Day of Dialogue in Cascades Park on Monday, Jan. 19th.

The City of Tallahassee’s Day of Dialogue will feature local non-profit organizations that offer opportunities for service and volunteer experience. The Day of Dialogue is an annual observance of the Mayor’s Initiative on Race, Culture and Human Relations that provides a forum to experience the diverse views and cultures of the Tallahassee community.

This year, the Day of Dialogue is part of the 3nd annual MLK “Dare to Dream” festival, which will be held the same day in Cascades Park from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The theme for this year’s festival is “Celebrating Service…Empowered for Change!


Free parking is available in four government-owned garages and lots within a few blocks of the park.


Four types of seating are available: Reserved, General Admission, Sponsor and handicap accessible seating.