45th Original MLK, Jr. Day Parade & Festival

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Date/Time
01/16/2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Hermann Square Park


45th Original MLK, Jr Parade & Festival
Mon. Jan. 16, 2023; 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Hermann Square Park, 900 Smith, Houston 77002 - in front of Houston's City Hall
Produced by: The Houston Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Foundation, Inc., the Black Heritage Society & the City of Houston

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lives on in the 45th Original MLK, Jr. Parade & Festival. The Houston Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Foundation, Inc., the Black Heritage Society & the City of Houston will ring in the new year with the only Houston parade officially licensed by the King Center of Atlanta, GA. Both the Parade and Festival are FREE to the public.

The 6th Houston MLK Festival begins promptly at 10:00 AM. This FREE family-friendly festival will feature popular and cultural food cuisines along with arts, crafts and community-based vendors. You will also find kid-friendly activities and live musical performances on stage. Come celebrate the 44th Anniversary of Houston’s and the nation’s first MLK, Jr. birthday parade celebration.

VENDORS - Since the City of Houston began sponsoring the Parade & Festival 2 years ago, it has grown tremendously. We will sell out the limited booth space we have, so apply early.
NOTE: The application is not yet posted, when it is, it will not a fillable application. You must download it to fill it out. To download it click on the "Download" icon on the upper right-hand side of the box below.