Indigenous Peoples' Day Ceremony


The City of Gainesville, the Indigenous Peoples’ Task Force and community partners invite all neighbors to upcoming events celebrating the vibrant culture, traditions and history of the first inhabitants of the land.

When: Monday, Oct. 9 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: City Hall Plaza, 200 E. University Ave.

Mayor Harvey Ward will proclaim Monday as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Gainesville during a brief ceremony recognizing the contributions and resilience of Indigenous peoples including the Potano, part of the Timucua Nation, who once inhabited north central Florida. The reading of the Indigenous Peoples’ Day proclamation will be followed by musical performances.

The events are free and open to the public, and support the city’s vision of equity, inclusion and access to diverse cultural and arts locations, facilities and programs of interest to all neighbors.


  • Monday, October 09, 2023 | 05:30 PM


City Hall Plaza, 200-222 E. University Ave., 32601, View Map

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