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14th Annual MLK Youth Parade

The 14th Annual MLK Youth Parade is scheduled for January 18, 2020 originating in Houston’s Midtown beginning promptly @ 12:00 PM (CST).

The parade’s theme “The Color Of Unity” will emphasize a commitment to cultural diversity and inclusion that will be articulated throughout the parade’s production.

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.

Contact: MLK Events Houston
Send an Email or call 713-953-1633

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26th Annual MLK Grande Parade

The 26th Annual MLK Grande Parade is scheduled for January 20, 2020, originating in Houston’s Midtown beginning promptly @ 10:00 AM (CST).

The parade’s theme “The Color Of Unity” will articulate and emphasize our strengths through diversity.

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.

Contact: MLK Events Houston
Send an Email or call 713-953-1633

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The excitement is building as we prepare for our 2020 MLK Youth Parade

The excitement is building as we prepare for our 2020 MLK Youth Parade. We are excited to have your organization participate in our MLK Events. Please Allow this letter to serve as your Official Parade Reporting Instructions.

The parade date is scheduled for January 18, 2020. The Theme for the 2019 Parade is “ The Color Of Unity”.
The parade march begins promptly @ 12:00 pm.
Parade Check in time is 10:00 a.m.
Please make sure your organization is checked in NO LATER THAN 11:00A.M.

The Registration and Check-in location is Near Houston Community College Central Campus-(1200 Holman Street-Houston, Texas-77004)

The 2020 Youth Parade will originate at the corner of Elgin & San Jacinto. The parade route is approximately 1.7 mile and will last 1.5 hours. For those groups that will be traveling via bus, Bus Parking has been designated on Caroline Street Between Mchlheny Street And Elgin Street. You will be responsible For picking up your official parade position number when your organization checks in. This number must be prominently displayed during your participation in the parade. It may be part of a banner that is carried in front of your entry or on your vehicle or float.

No alcoholic beverages will be allowed on or in any entry vehicle. No consumption of alcoholic beverages by parade participants will be allowed before or doing the parade. Parade officials will monitor all entries.

No candy or any other materials will be allowed to be thrown or dropped from floats or other vehicles along the parade route by parade entries. Only participants on foot may hand candy or other items to parade spectators. To keep the children from running into the street candy distributors must walk at curbside to hand out candy. Please respect our concern for the safety of children.
For Additional Information Log Onto www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

Charles Stamps, Chairman And CEO

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2020 MLK Grande Parade In Midtown Houston

2020 MLK Grande Parade In Midtown Houston

The excitement is building as we prepare for our 2020 MLK Grande Parade In Midtown Houston. We are excited to have your organization’s participate in our Parade. Allow this letter to serve as your Official Parade Instructions.

The parade date is January 20, 2020. The Theme for the 2019 Parade is “The Color Of Unity”. The Parade Start Time is set for 10:00 am. Parade Check in time is 8:00 a.m. Please make sure your organization is checked in NO LATER THAN 9:00A.M. The Registration and Check-in location is on The SE Corner Of San Jacinto Street & Holman Street-1200 Holman Street-Houston, Texas-77004. The 2020 Parade will originate at the corner of Elgin & San Jacinto. The parade route is approximately 1.5 miles
and will last 2 hours. For those groups that will be traveling via bus, Bus Parking has been designated On Caroline St Between Mchlheny St And Elgin Street (See Map Of Parade Route).

You will be responsible for picking up your official parade line up position number when your organization registers @ Check-In Point . Your assigned number must be prominently displayed during your participation in the parade. It may be part of a banner that is carried in front of your entry or on your vehicle or float.

No alcoholic beverages will be allowed on or in any entry vehicle. No consumption of alcoholic beverages by parade participants will be allowed before or during the parade. Parade officials will monitor all entries.

No candy or any other materials will be allowed to be thrown on dropped from floats or other vehicles along the parade route by parade entries. Only participants on foot may hand candy or other items to parade spectators. To keep the children from running into the street candy distributors must walk at curbside to hand out candy. Please respect our concern for the safety of children.
For any further inquiries and questions you can contact us @ mlkgrandeparade@earthlink.net or via phone at 713-953-1633.

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The 25 th Annual MLK Grande Parade Is Scheduled For January 21, 2019

The 25 th 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 25 th Annual MLK Grande Parade-Houston Are 2 Time Emmy Award Winner TV Producer Rushion McDonald, Grammy Award Winner Kim Gagne, Steve Harvey Morning Show Producer, The Honorable Bill King, Former Mayor Of Kemah, TX-Businessman/Philanthropist, And Tony Buzbee, Attorney/Philanthropist.

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 Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump, And Attorney Ricky Anderson.

In Celebration Of The MLK Grande Parade’s 25 th Anniversary The MLK Grande Parade Will Commemorate The 50 th 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 Marching Bands 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 @ https://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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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 @
https://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”


Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 @ https://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”


Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 @ https://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”


Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 @ https://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633

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