Community Commemoration

Community Commemoration

Date and Time: Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.
Address: Pine Trails Park, 10559 Trails End, Parkland, FL 33076

The City of Parkland (City) will host a Community Commemoration on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 to honor the 17 victims and the MSD Community. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Pine Trails Park. To livestream the Community Commemoration, visit the City’s social media platforms which include Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Event Overview

Support services will be available at the off-site wellness resources listed below that are always available to the community. The event will include therapy dogs on-site, a memory lane displaying photos of the victims, an area to write messages, a brief commemoration ceremony, a video honoring the victims, and a drum circle.

Due to the Commemoration event, there may be traffic congestion in and around Pine Trails Park. Congestion may increase in mid-afternoon and become unusually heavy shortly after—with the potential to create significant delays at the park. In the early evening hours, traffic may again be heavy as vehicles exit the park. Throughout the day, motorists are encouraged to carpool, allow extra time, exercise caution, and be patient and understanding.

Commemoration Ceremony and video at the Amphitheatre
5:30 p.m.

A brief commemoration ceremony conducted by spiritual leaders to honor the 17 victims and the MSD community. A short video will be shown immediately following the ceremony. 

Eagles' Haven: 5655 Coral Ridge Drive, Coral Springs
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Eagles’ Haven community wellness center serves the MSD community through programming and support services. On February 14, 2023 the center has a full day of programming including but not limited to: painting, jewelry making, snacks, therapy dogs, meditation and movement, and a community healing circle.

Their regular business hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Helpful Contact Information:

  • If you or someone you know is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health illnesses, there are resources available in Broward County. For those seeking immediate attention or an emergency, call 911. For those seeking treatment or information 24/7, call 2-1-1.
  • View a list of mental wellness resources here.