22nd Annual MLK Grande Parade-Houston

Celebrating! its 22nd Anniversary, the MLK Grande Parade is the third largest Parade in the U.S. behind The Rose Parade and The Macy’s Day Parade.

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During The 22nd Annual MLK Grande Parade, 300,000 Spectators are expected and has a Viewing Audience of more than 4,000,000. The parade consists of:

- 15 Parade floats
- 30 Marching bands

Date: January 18, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Check-In Point: Near Houston Community College Central Campus
Parade Route: Originate In Mid-Town @ San Jacinto St & Elgin Street N/B On San Jacinto To Webster St
Length of Parade Route: 1.0 Mi
Duration of Parade: 2.0 Hrs

 

Parade Announcers:


TV Broadcast Co-Anchors:
Jeffrey L. Boney - Houston Forward Times
Sara E - 96.5 FM “The Mix”
Brittaney Wilmore - HCC TV

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Important Note:

Nationwide / Multicultural Broadcast:The 2016 MLK Grande Parade will also air and be shown to a National and International TV Viewing Audience in Spanish and Chinese through our Broadcast Partnerships with NTD TV-New York and UNIVISION TV.


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Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Midtown Houston
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Date: January 17, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Rice Stadium
Check-In Time: NLT 2:00PM (Participants Only)

Check-In Point: East side of Rice Stadium

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22nd Annual MLK Grande Parade

Date: January 18, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Midtown Houston

Place: Parade Originates On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street

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