First Missionary Baptist Church
200 Avenue R, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Rev. C.E. Dollison,
Sunday Church School
8:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship Service
10:00 a.m.

Wednesday Prayer-Praise-Study
12 noon & 6:30 p.m.

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"A Charge to Keep - A World to Reach"
Heritage Day Festival
Celebrating Unity in Our Community for 25 Years!

FMBC is hosting its 25th Annual Heritage Day Festival
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019  11am—5pm
Lake Maude Park
1790 - 7th St NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881

We are excited to host this grand event at the beautiful, spacious, renovated Lake Maude Park. The festival will feature a fashion show, singing, dancing, and scores of vendors promoting food and other items. We expect attendance and participation from citizens throughout the State of Florida! 
The theme for this year's event is:

Empowered to Serve—Committed to Win

Admission is FREE!   To view our TWO-page flyer for details, click the "Flyer" button--->

* * * * * ATTENTION VENDORS! * * * * *
Here are the guidelines and application process to secure vendor space at the Heritage Day Festival.

  • Vendors may arrive as early as 7:00 AM for set-up and should have tents and displays ready by 10:00 AM.
  • Each vendor space is approx. 10’ x 15’ and can be purchased for $50 (more space for same fee as last year!)
  • Space requirements larger than 10’ x 15’ (large grills, food trucks, etc.) will require the purchase of additional spaces.
  • Vendors must complete and submit the application AND the fee (NO refunds for inclement weather).
  • Spaces will ONLY be guaranteed for prepaid vendors.
  • Vendors are NOT permitted to sell WATER. ONLY First Missionary Baptist Church may sell water.
  • Vendors may sell beverages such as sodas, smoothies, Italian Ice, etc.
  • NO X-rated merchandise, drug paraphernalia, or items depicting violence will be permitted.
  • Those who pay/sponsor at the level of $500+ will receive space with a table and chairs under the pavilion, an on-stage greeting/acknowledgement, and a sponsor spotlight!
  • Food vendors using cooking grease shall NOT dispose of the grease on the festival grounds.
* * * Application Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019 * * * 
Online Application (preferred method)
  • Click the "Online Form" button to complete the application--->
  • Click YES to leave the website and go to the form
  • Click “Submit” when finished
  • Click the FMBC PayPal link, that will appear on the form, to make payment
    NOTE: If you need to go back into the FMBC PayPal, the direct link is

  • Click the "Paper Form" button to download/print the application form--->
  • Complete the form and make check/money order payable (or cash) to: First Missionary Baptist Church WH
    • Drop off in person: FMBC Community Center Office – 1899 2ND St. NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881
    • OR mail to: Unity In Our Community Celebration – P.O. Box 3624 – Winter Haven, FL 33885-3624

For more Information: Phone: 863-294-6553 | Fax: 863-294-4466
Mamie Leonard:

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