MLK Grande Parade

26th Annual MLK Grande Parade-Houston

MLK Grande Parade Flyer

The Color Of Unity

Celebrating! its 26th Anniversary, the MLK Grande Parade in Midtown Houston is one of the largest single-day multicultural events in the U.S. that is held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During The Annual MLK Grande Parade, 300,000 Spectators are expected and has a Viewing Audience of more than 4,000,000. The Annual MLK Grande Parade parade consists of 15 Parade floats & 30 Marching bands.

Date: January 20, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM (CST)
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 Reporting Instructions

Parade Announcers:
Shannon LaNier – The CW 39 “Morning Dose Show”
Sharron Melton – The CW 39 “Morning Dose Show”
Maggie Flecknoe – The CW 39 Reporter “Man On The Streets’ Interviews


Important Note – Nationwide / Multicultural Broadcast:

The 2020 MLK Grande Parade will be televised through our broadcast partnerships with CW 39.