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The annual MLK Grande Parade celebrates its 25th year

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, the season is among us… Parade season that is and, the country’s biggest float fanfare, the Macy’s Day parade kicks it all off, followed by the Rose Parade and with the third largest parade in the country, the MLK Grande Parade carrying the baton into next year.

This year marks a milestone for the annual MLK Grande Parade, celebrating its 25th year marching in the name of the lauded civil rights leader.

The Co-Grand Marshals for the 25th Annual MLK Grande Parade-Houston are Grammy Award Winner Kim Gagne, Steve Harvey Show Producer and award winning gospel Recording Artist Brian Courtney Wilson.

300,000 Spectators are expected at the annual MLK Grande Parade which consists of 15 Parade floats & 30 Marching bands. The 25th Annual MLK Grande Parade Is Scheduled For January 21, 2019 Originating In Houston’s Midtown Beginning Promptly @ 10:00AM (CST).

In keeping with traditions, the organization will honor and salute the immediate past Co-Grand Marshals, Grammy Award winner Yolanda Adams and Former Heavy Weight Boxing Champion George Foreman.

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The 25th Annual MLK Grande Parade

The 25th Annual MLK Grande Parade
Theme: “It Takes A Village”


Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: MLK Events Houston MLKGrandeparade@earthlink.net Or 713-953-1633

The 25th Annual MLK Grande Parade Is Scheduled For January 21, 2019 Originating In Houston’s Midtown Beginning Promptly @ 10:00AM (CST).

The Parade’s Theme “It Takes A Village” Will Articulate And Emphasize Our Strengths Through Diversity.

The Co-Grand Marshals for the 25th Annual MLK Grande Parade-Houston Are Grammy Award Winner Kim Gagne, Steve Harvey Show Producer And Award Winning Gospel Recording Artist Brian Courtney Wilson.

In Keeping With Our Traditions, We Will Also Honor And Salute Our Immediate Past Co-Grand Marshals Grammy Award Winner Yolanda Adams And Former Heavy Weight Boxing Champion George Foreman.

Special Recognition With Be Given To The Architect Of The MLK Holiday-Texas, The Honorable Ronald W. Wilson-Architect Of The Texas MLK Holiday, And Immediate Past Honorees The Honorable Bill King, Former Mayor Of Kemah, TX , Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump, And Attorney Ricky Anderson.

In Celebration Of The MLK Grande Parade’s 25th Anniversary, The MLK Grande Parade Will Commemorate The 50th Anniversary Of The Death Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. By Having Representation From Every State And U.S. Territories And Will Feature Fifty (50) Nationally Recognized Performing Groups Lead By The University Of Houston Marching Band And The Langston University Marching Band And Twenty Five (25) Parade Floats/Motorized Displays.

300,000 Spectators Are Expected. This Is Truly A MUST SEE EVENT.

For A Complete Parade Line-up And/Or Additional Information Contact The MLK Grande Parade @
http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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The 13Th Annual MLK Youth Parade

The 13Th Annual MLK Youth Parade
Theme: “It Takes A Village”


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Contact: MLK Events Houston MLKGrandeparade@earthlink.net Or 713-953-1633

The 13th Annual MLK Youth Parade Is Scheduled For January 19, 2019 Originating In Houston’s Midtown Beginning Promptly @ 12:00PM (CST).

The Parade’s Theme “Its Takes A Village” Will Emphasize A Commitment To Cultural Diversity And Inclusion That Will Be Articulated Throughout The Parade’s Production.

The 13Th Annual MLK Youth Parade Will Be Co-Lead By The Dunbar High School Marching Band-Forth Worth, TX Directed By Mr. David Rhone And The Cesar E. Chavez High School Marching Band-Houston, TX Directed By Mr. Mario Prado.

The MLK Youth Parade Will Be Represented By More Than 200 Culturally Diverse Performing Groups From Across The U.S. And Will Feature Twenty (20) Award Winning Marching Bands.

For A Complete Parade Line-up And/Or Additional Information Contact The MLK Youth Parade @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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2014 MLK Youth Parade And Battle Of The Bands Competition

2014 MLK Youth Parade And Battle Of The Bands Competition
Theme: “Achieving Equality Through Education”


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Contact: 713-953-1633

 

Houston TX – The MLK Events-Midtown Houston Proudly Announces The 8Th Annual MLK Youth Parade And The 13Th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition On January 18, 2014.

 

The MLK Youth Parade Will Originate In Houston’s Midtown On January 18, 2014 @ San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street Beginning @ 12P (CST) And Will Feature More Than 300 Culturally Diverse Performing Groups Including Thirty (36) Nationally Acclaimed Marching Bands From Across The Nation Including The Pine Bluff High School Marching Band-Pine Bluff, AR And The Southern Performing Arts Center Marching Band- Bronx, NY.

 

The Celebration Continues W/The 13Th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition @ Houston’s Joe Kelly Butler Stadium Beginning @ 4P Featuring More Than 20 Award Winning Show Bands From Around The U.S. Competing For Awards And Scholarship Opportunities. The Contestants Are Representative Of Fourteen (14) States And Will Consist Of More Than Twenty (20) Public School Districts. This Is A Family Event Worth Seeing.

 

For More Information Visit Us @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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13Th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition-Houston 2013

13Th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition-Houston
Theme: “Achieving Equality Through Education”


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Contact: 713-953-1633

 

Houston TX – Show Bands Of America Proudly Announces The 13Th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition On January 18, 2014 @ Houston’s Joe Kelly Butler Stadium Beginning Promptly @ 4:00PM.

 

The MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition Will Feature More Than 30 Award Winning High School Show Bands From Across The Nation Competing For Awards And Scholarship Opportunities.

 

The Contestants Are Representative Of Fourteen (14) States Consisting Of Twenty (26) Public School Districts. The Langston University Marching Band And The Talladega College Marching Band Will Perform In Exhibition @ The Opening And Conclusion Of The Competition.

 

This Is A Must See Family Event That You Don’t Want To Miss.

 

For More Information Visit Us @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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MLK Community Festival And Events Proudly Announces The 1st Annual MLK Community Festival On January 19 & 20, 2014

MLK Community Festival And Events Proudly Announces The 1st Annual MLK Community Festival On January 19 & 20, 2014.
Celebrating 20 Years Of Commitment To Excellence In Community Service
Theme: “Achieving Equality Through Education”


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Contact: 713-953-1633

 

Houston TX – MLK Community Festival And Events Proudly Announces The 1st Annual MLK Community Festival On January 19-20, 2014.

The MLK Community Festival Is A Two (2) Day Multicultural Event That Is Produced On The Third Weekend In January In Commemoration Of The MLK National Holiday Observance.

This Activity Is Scheduled For January 19-20, 2014 In The Humble Civic Center Located At 8323 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble, Texas Beginning @ 1:00PM On Each Day Featuring Culturally Diverse Performing Groups, Ethnic Foods, Arts & Crafts, Children Games And Rides, And Special Performances By The Talladega College “Marching Tornadoes” Marching Band In A Tribute To R & B Recording Artist “Lil Wayne” On Sunday, January 19, 2014 And The PVAMU “Marching Storm” Marching Band On Monday January 20, 2014 After The MLK Grande Parade.

This Is A Family Event That’s Worth Attending

 

For More Information Visit Us @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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The 20thANNUAL MLK GRANDE PARADE Celebrates 20 Years Of Commitment To Excellence In Community Service 2013

The 20thANNUAL MLK GRANDE PARADE Celebrates 20 Years Of Commitment To Excellence In Community Service
Theme: “Achieving Equality Through Education”


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Contact: 713-953-1633

 

Houston TX – The MLK Parade Foundation Proudly Announces The 20Th Annual MLK Grande Parade On January 20, 2014.

 

The Parade Will Originate In Houston’s Midtown On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street Beginning @ 10A (CST) And Will Feature More Than 300 Culturally Diverse Performing Groups Including Thirty Six (36) Nationally Acclaimed And Award Winning Marching Bands From Across The Nation And Will Be Lead By The University Of Houston “The Spirit Of Houston” Marching Band And The PVAMU “Marching Storm” Marching Band.

The Marching Band Parade Line-up Will Also Feature Other College/University Marching Bands To Include The Langston University Marching Band-Langston, OK, The Miles College Marching Band, Birmingham, AL, And The Talladega College Marching Band-Talladega, AL.

 

The MLK Grande Parade Is One Of The Largest Single Day Multicultural Celebrations In The U.S. That Commemorates The MLK National Holiday Observance While Attracting More Than 300,000 Spectators Annually. This Is A Must See Family Event.

 

For More Information Visit Us @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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The 21st ANNUAL MLK GRANDE PARADE Celebrates 21 Years Of Commitment In Excellence To Community Service 2014

The 21st ANNUAL MLK GRANDE PARADE Celebrates 21 Years Of Commitment In Excellence To Community Service
Theme: “The Color Of Unity”


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Contact: 713-953-1633

Houston TX – Midtown Community Festival And Events Proudly Announces The 21st Annual MLK Grande Parade On January 19, 2015.

 

The Parade Will Originate In Houston’s Midtown On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street Beginning @ 10A (CST) And Will Feature More Than 200 Culturally Diverse Performing Groups From Across The Nation Including 20 Award Winning Marching Bands.

 

The MLK Grande Parade Will Be Co-Lead By The PVAMU “Marching Storm” Marching Band, The University Of Houston “The Spirit Of Houston” Marching Band, The Central Medical Magnet High School Marching Band-Beaumont, TX, And The Willowridge High School “Mighty Eagles” Marching Band-Houston, TX.

 

The Co-Grand Marshals for The MLK Grande Parade Are The Honorable Adrian Garcia, Sheriff Of Harris County, TX And The Honorable Ken Jones, Constable Of Haiis County PCT 3 In Our Organization’s Salute To Law Enforcement.

 

The MLK Grande Parade Will Have A 2 Hour Duration Along A 2.5 Mile Parade Route, And Will Be A Fun Filled Family Experience.

 

For More Information Across All 2014 MLK Events Visit Us @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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The 9Th ANNUAL MLK Youth Parade 2014

The 9Th ANNUAL MLK Youth Parade
Theme: “The Color Of Unity”


Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: 713-953-1633

Houston TX – The MLK Parade Foundation Proudly Announces The 9Th Annual MLK Youth Parade On January 17, 2015.

The Parade Will Originate In Houston’s Midtown On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street Beginning @ 12:00PM (CST) And Will Feature More Than 100 Culturally Diverse Performing Groups From Across The Nation Including 20 Award Winning Marching Bands.

The MLK Youth Parade Will Be Co-Lead By The Stephen F. Austin High School Marching Band-Houston, TX And The Huntington High School Marching Band-Shreveport, LA And Will Feature 18 Other Nationally Recognized Marching Bands.

The MLK Youth Parade Will Have A 1.5 Hour Duration Along A 1.5 Mile Parade Route.

 

For More Information Across All 2014 MLK Events Visit Us @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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The 15th Annual MLK Battle of The Bands Competition 2016

The 15th Annual MLK Battle of The Bands Competition
Host Marching Band: Stephen F. Austin High School “Sonic Boom” Marching Band, Houston, TX


Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MLK Events Houston 
Contact: 713.953.1633 or mlkgrandeparade@earthlink.net

Show Bands Of America Announces The 15Th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition-Houston On January 17, 2016 In Houston’s W.W. Thorne Stadium Beginning @ 4:00 PM (CST).

The Host Marching Band For The 2016 Event Is The Stephen F. Austin High School “Sonic Boom” Marching Band-Houston In Collaboration With Universal Studios.

The 2016 MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition-Houston Will Consist Of 16 Nationally Recognized And Award Winning Marching Bands From Across The Nation, And Will Feature The Legendary St. Augustine High School Marching 100 From New Orleans, LA.

For Additional Information Or For Tickets Visit www.mlkgrandeparade.org or call 713-953-1633.

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