MLK Grande Parade

26th Annual MLK Grande Parade-Houston

The Color Of Unity

Celebrating! its 26th Anniversary, the MLK Grande Parade is the third largest Parade in the U.S. behind The Rose Parade and The Macy’s Day Parade. 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:
“Jammin” Jimmy Olson – JJO Radio
Jade SheJam – 953 JAMZ

Important Note:

Nationwide / Multicultural Broadcast:The 2017 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.

Parade Route