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27th Annual Elite News Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade and Festival

20 Jan

mlk-smileThis Monday when we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, you can join Elite News for their annual MLK Day Parade and Festival in Dallas! The 27th Annual Elite News Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade and Festival ranks as one of the Top 5 celebrations commemorating Dr. King in the country with over 250,000 attendees each year. The 2013 MLK Day Dallas Parade will begin promptly at 10:00am, at the corner of M.L.K. Blvd. & Lamar St. For those participating, line up is at 7:30 am. The parade will proceed down M.L.K. Blvd. to Fair Park. The M.L.K. festival doors will be open at 10am at the Tower Building in Fair Park until 6pm that evening. This Dallas tradition is free and open to the public so join in the celebration as we recognize the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on his birthday.

Photo from dallasnews.com

Photo from dallasnews.com

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Dallas MLK Day Parade 2013

6 Jan

Martin Luther King Day Parade Dallas – Dallas Weekly from Dallas Weekly on Vimeo.

The 31st Annual MLK Birthday Celebration will kick off on January 18th with a Candle Lighting Ceremony at the MLK Jr. Recreation Center Gym. Every year the City of Dallas has a host of events celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. around his birthday. The Martin Luther King Jr Dallas Parade is starting at Dallas City Hall on Saturday, January 19th at 10:00am. From City Hall participants will march down Ervay Street, make a left on MLK Blvd and end up at Fair Park. If you and your group or organization would like to be a part of the 2013 Dallas MLK Parade click here so you can march as well! Applicants must return their form to 2922 MLK Blvd, Suite 147, Dallas 75215 or faxed to 214-670-8501, and line up for the march is at 8am Saturday morning.

This year MLK Day is January 21, 2013

This year MLK Day is January 21, 2013

The 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration March/Parade will be broadcast live, on-site in the front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center on Saturday morning starting at 10am. Here’s a list of some of the other weekend events taking place:

FRIDAY – JAN 18 – 7PM
Candle Lighting Ceremony
Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center
2901 Pennsylvania Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75215

SATURDAY – JAN 19 – 10AM
March and Parade
Start: Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St.
Stage: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

SATURDAY – JAN 19 – 6PM
Silent Auction
Hyatt Regency Dallas
300 Reunion Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75207

SATURDAY – JAN 19 – 7:30PM
Awards Banquet
Hyatt Regency Dallas
300 Reunion Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75207

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