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