Martin Luther King, Jr Parade

Martin Luther King Jr Parade NYC

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Martin Luther King, Jr Parade Summary

Event Overview: The annual MLK Day Parade in New York celebrates the life of America's most famous Civil Rights Leafer, Martin Luther King, Jr. This famous New York parade travels up 5th Avenue between 61st and 86th Street in Manhattan, and features touching tributes and beautiful floats in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in New York.

What to Expect: The MLK Day Parade in New York is a celebration for one of the most important historical figures in American history. Expects lively crowds, packed streets and wonderful NYC parade entertainment.

  • Great Tributes: Fun parade floats and local community groups brave the frigid NYC weather every year for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade.
  • Cold Weather: The New York MLK Parade takes place in the middle of January in Manhattan, so be sure to dress for below freezing temperatures and maybe even some snow.

Inside Knowledge: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade NYC is not the only celebration of the weekend commemorating Dr. King. Other MLK events in New York include a concert by the Brookyln Academy of Music, as well as the MLK I Have a Dream Project at the NYC Museum of Children's Arts.

Event Hints:

  • Bring the Kids: Give your kids an idea of why Dr. King was so important to American history by bringing them to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade in Manhattan.
  • Wear Your Dancing Shoes: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade NYC features local school bands and drumlines that provide great dancing music to the NYC crowds.



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Martin Luther King, Jr Parade

Jan
19

General Location

Manhattan

Event Date

Jan 19,2015

Event Cost

FREE

Celebrate the Life of an American Hero at the New York MLK Parade

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Event Quick Facts

  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade travels up 5th Avenue from 61st- 86th Streets in Manhattan.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in New York began in 1986.
  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade takes place the third Monday of every January.

Nearest Transit:
59th St-5th Ave (N, R, W)


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